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Victoria Arakelova (Yerevan)
Uwe Bläsing (Leiden)
Giusto Traina (Paris)

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Sekandar Amanolahi (Shiraz)
Vahe Boyajian (Yerevan)
Johnny Cheung (Leiden)
Muhammad Dandamaev (St. Petersburg) †
Desmond Durkin-Meisterernst (Berlin)
Bert G. Fragner (Vienna) †
Jost Gippert (Frankfurt)
Vladimir Livshits (St. Petersburg) †
Paolo Ognibene (Bologna)
Antonio Panaino (Ravenna)
Mikhail Pelevin (St. Petersburg)
Adriano Valerio Rossi (Rome/Naples)
James Russell (Harvard)
Ali Ashraf Sadeghi (Tehran)
Martin Schwartz (Berkeley)
Garry Trompf (Sydney)
Matthias Weinreich (Berlin)
Ehsan Yarshater (New York) †
Boghos Levon Zekiyan (Venice)

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David Buyaner (Berlin)
Behrooz Mahmoodi-Bakhtiari (Tehran)
George Bournoutian (New Rochelle) †
Carlo Cereti (Tehran/Rome)
Murtazali Gadjiev (Makhachkala)
Anna Krasnowolska (Krakow)
Irina Morozova (Berlin)
Stefano Pellò (Venice)
Ruslan Seferbekov (Makhachkala)
Fereydun Vahman (Copenhagen)

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Gevorg Avetikian (St. Petersburg)
Adam Benkato (Berlin)
Predrag Bukovec (Vienna)
Matteo De Chiara (Rome)
Gohar Hakobian (Yerevan)
Annika Törne (Berlin)
Amir Zeyghami (Yerevan)
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"Iran and the Caucasus uniquely explores all periods and disciplines connected to this region, and the journal numbers among its authors and editors scholars from the area and the world: in every way it is a truly cosmopolitan bridge of civilization, and an indispensable tool for Near Eastern studies, folklore, comparative religion, history and politics." - Prof. James R. Russell, Harvard University
"Since its very first issue ten years ago Iran and the Caucasus has added a refreshing new perspective to our field. It covers not only Armenia and the Caucasus but also the cultural, ethnic, and linguistic regions adjacent to and interacting with the Iranian lands, ranging from Turkey and Iraq to Afghanistan and Central Asia as well as others, from Antiquity to the present. With admirable editorial verve and vision, each issue presents a panorama of succinct articles and reviews which continue to be most stimulating." - Prof. Gernot Windfuhr, Professor of Iranian Studies, University of Michigan
"Iran and the Caucasus is a unique periodical covering two vast Orientalistic fields and, thus, the huge Caucasian-Near Eastern region. I follow the journal since its first issue and would specially emphasize its high academic standards. Iran and the Caucasus definitely incorporates the best traditions of 19th century Orientalistic publication, focusing, at the same time, on the most topical present-day subjects." - Vladimir Aronovich Livshits, Prof. Dr. Sc., Fellow of the British Academy

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Iran and the Caucasus is a peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary journal. Published in five issues per year, the Journal promotes original, innovative, and meticulous research on the history (ancient, mediaeval and modern), culture, linguistics, literature (textology), folklore, social and cultural anthropology, and the political issues of the Irano-Caucasian world. Accepting articles in English, French and German, Iran and the Caucasus publishes path-breaking monographic studies, synoptic essays, as well as book reviews and book notes that highlight and analyse important new publications. Iran and the Caucasus is edited under the guidance of an Editorial Board consisting of prominent scholars from the area itself, as well as from beyond. It is unique in being a scholarly forum in the truest sense of the word on a region of growing importance, and a treasure-trove of information otherwise hard to get at.
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