Project Team

Idea & Methodology

Eva Schubert | Idea, methodology, overall concept

International Curatorial Committee

Algeria | Mourad Bouteflika, Ministry of Culture, Algiers

Algeria | Azzedine Antri, Ministry of Culture, Algiers

Austria | Matthias Pfaffenbichler, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Egypt | Shireen Gaber, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Cairo

Egypt | Yasmine Maher, CULTNAT, Cairo

Egypt | Shadia Mahmoud, Ministry of Antiquities, Cairo

France | Agnès Sandras, National Library of France, Paris

Germany | Stefan Weber, Museum of Islamic Art at the Pergamon Museum, Berlin

Greece | Mina Moraitou, Benaki Museum, Athens

Hungary | Terezia Bardi, Eszterháza Centre for Culture, Research and Festivals, Budapest

Italy | Giulia Barrera, Directorate General of Archives, Rome

Italy | Marina Minozzi, Borghese Gallery, Rome

Italy | Paolo Wulzer, University Roma Tre, Rome

Jordan | Mohammad Najjar, Amman

Lebanon | Dima Raad, The Lebanese University, Beirut

Lebanon | Rim Zougheib, The Lebanese University, Beirut

Morocco | Fouad Mahdaoui, Ministry of Culture, Directorate for Cultural Heritage, Rabat

Portugal | Fátima Nunes, University of Évora, History Department, Évora

Qatar | Abdulla Al-Sulaiti, Qatar Museum Authority, Doha

Qatar | Sahar Saad, Qatar Museum Authority, Doha

Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) | Nada Andonovska, Museum of Macedonia, Skopje

Romania | Oana Ilie, National Museum of Romanian History, Bucharest

Romania | Alexandra Marasoiu, National Museum of Romanian History, Bucharest

Saudi Arabia | Jamal S. Omar, National Museum, Riyadh

Saudi Arabia | Abdullah Al-Saud, Saudi Commission of Tourism and Antiquities, Riyadh

Serbia | Petar Petrović, National Museum, Belgrade

Spain | Ana Cabrera, National Museum of Decorative Arts, Madrid

Tunisia | Saloua Zangar, Tunis

Turkey | Meliha Yaylali, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, General Directorate for Cultural Heritage and Museums, Ankara

United Arab Emirates (Sharjah) | Ulrike Al-Khamis, Sharjah Museums Department, Sharjah

United Arab Emirates (Sharjah) | Nourah Ahmed Al-Naqbi, Sharjah Museums Department, Sharjah

United Kingdom | Jonathan Taylor, The British Museum, London

MWNF Project Team

Eva Schubert (Overall project management)

Maria Francesca Carvelli (Managing Editor and data upload)

Christian Eckart (MWNF Design)

Cristina Correia (Project coordination Portugal)

Mohammad Najjar (Project coordination Jordan)

Saloua Zangar (Project coordination Tunisia)

Mandi Gomez (Strategic guidance UK)

MWNF Web Team

Preigo Fover Technologies, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India (Database and web development; design contributor)

Pascal Havelange, Brussels, Belgium (Database quality control)

Mehmet Kahyaoğlu, Yaşar University, Izmir, Turkey (Visual communication advisor; coordination web design)

Mehmet Emin Dinç, Yaşar University, İzmir, Turkey (Designer)

Ismail Okay, Yaşar University, İzmir, Turkey (Design contributor)

Translations and Editing

Monica Allen, London (Editing, English texts)

Mandi Gomez, London (Editing, English texts)

Laurence Nunny (Translations from French, Italian, Spanish to English)

Anne-Marie Lapillonne, Marseille (Editing, French texts Tunisia)

Local Project Teams (other collaborations)

Germany

Yasaman Matin, Museum of Islamic Art at the Pergamon Museum, Berlin (Timeline Germany)

Marna Schneider, Museum of Islamic Art at the Pergamon Museum, Berlin (Timeline and Historical Profile Germany)

Hülya Tuncor, Germany, Germany (Timeline Germany)

Anne Weber, Germany, Berlin (Timeline Germany)

Italy

Anna Chiara D’Aloja (Translation, participation in the drafting of texts)

Maria Concetta Mancuso (Translation)

Daniele Miceli (Translation)

Francesca Romoli (Translation, participation in the drafting of texts)

Lebanon

Tony Daou, The Lebanese University, Beirut (Author)

Hady El Hajj, Jennifer Harb, Cynthia Karaki, Hala El Masri, Marie-Thérèse El Moujabber, Rita El Hachem, Julien El Khoury, Chantal Maliha, Fidel Zreibe, Remy Nader, Hassan El Masri, Sarah Nasrallah, all The Lebanese University, Beirut (Researchers, architecture students)

Moussa Hassan, The Lebanese University, Beirut (Author)

Jeff Msanne, The Lebanese University, Beirut (Author, Researcher, Designer; student)

Christelle Tohme, The Lebanese University, Beirut (Author, Researcher, Designer)

Portugal

Henrique Carvalho (Research)

Maria Teresa Gonçalves (Research and Translation)

António Maia do Amaral (Research and Translation)

Celeste Oliveira (Research)

Manuel Silva Pereira (Translation)

Serbia

Mirjana Rakocevic, National Museum, Belgrade (International Relations Manager)

Tunisia

Béchir Yazidi, Higher Institute for the Study of Contemporary History of Tunisia, University of Manouba, Tunis (Researcher, author)

Turkey

Mehmet Kahyaoğlu, İzmir (Timeline Turkey)

United Kingdom

Peter Clark, London (Timeline and Historical Profile United Kingdom)

Historical Background

Mohammad Najjar (Arab Perspective), Amman

Bahri Ata (Ottoman Perspective), Ankara

Paolo Wulzer (European Perspective), Rome