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Editors

Pepetto Di Bucchianico

Universities of Rome-La Sapienza, Italy View Profile

Research Interest:
Design, Ergonomics

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Architect, Ph.D., MSc in Ergonomics, he is Associate Professor in Industrial Design. He had teaching assignments at several Universities such as Rome, Milan, Palermo, Florence and Chieti-Pescara, where he currently teaches “Product Design” and “Communication Design” in the degree course in Industrial Design at the Department of Architecture. He is mainly interested in the relationships and synergies between Design, Ergonomics and Design for All, themes with which he took part in numerous research activities and International Congresses. He wrote numerous essays and publications. With regards to Ergonomics he coordinates the Sub Committee "Ergonomics and Design for Sustainability" in the hambit of IEA (International Ergonomics Association). He is also in the Scientific Committee at the "International conference on Human Factors in Trasportation" and is Chair at the "International conference on Design for Inclusion", both organized as part of the AHFE Annual International Congress (Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics). In reference to the dissemination and promotion of Design for All, he plays national and international roles respectively as President at Design for All Italia and as Vice-President Administration at "EIDD-Design for All Europe". He took part in numerous international competitions in Architecture and Design, winning several awards. Professionally he worked mainly as Industrial Designer. Some products have been exhibited at major exhibitions in Milan, Verona, Moscow, Paris, New York, Brussels, winning international awards and being reviewed in prestigious magazines.
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Natascia Pizzano

Institute for Technologies Applied to Cultural Heritage ITABC, Italy View Profile

Research Interest:
Archaeozoology; Geophysics; Archeology

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Natascia Pizzano,Institute for Technologies Applied to Cultural Heritage ITABC, Italy
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Anatoly Isaenko

Appalachian State University, USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Theoretical model of ethnic conflicts and their impact; Historical and psycho-historical roots of the formation and constant rejuvenation of ethnicity in the Caucasus and Central Asia; History; Principal building blocks of ethnic conflicts and ethnocentric nationalism in the Caucasus; Islamic International Radicals (Salafists) and modern ethnic conflicts; The early history of Sarmatians and Alans in the Caucasus and in the West. Science and Technologies in Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Societies; Global history

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Tove Hjørungdal

Gothenburg University, Sweden View Profile

Research Interest:
Historical Studies; Archaeology; Field and museum work; Scandinavian prehistory; Burial studies; History of Archaeology; Feminist theory

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Andrew Sluyter

Louisiana State University, USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Geography; Anthropology; History and Culture

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Luisa Maria Arvide Cambra

University of Almeria, Spain View Profile

Research Interest:
Medieval Arabic Science; Humanities; Arabic Philology

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Luisa Maria Arvide Cambra, University of Almeria, Spain
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Lei Ma

Huaqiao University, China View Profile

Research Interest:
Department of Philosophy; Social Science

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Lei Ma, a Chair in the Center for Problem Philosophy at Huaqiao University. He was a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Michigan in 2009. His cooperative professor is Lawrence Sklar, whose book Theory and Truth was translated by him into Chinese, and published by the Science Press in 2014. Before coming to Huaqiao University, He was a Professor at the Department of Philosophy and Science at Southeast University. His doctoral degree is from Wuhan University
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Lev Eppelbaum

Tel Aviv University, Israel View Profile

Research Interest:
processing and interpretation of potential and quasi-potential geophysical fields, integrated interpretation of geological-geophysical data, archaeological and environmental geophysics, tectonics, geodynamics and paleomagnetic reconstructions.

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Ferran Borrell

Spanish National Research Council, Spain View Profile

Research Interest:
Prehistory of the Mediterranean basin; Origins and consolidation of agriculture in the Near East and its subsequent diffusion throughout the western Mediterranean basin; Impact of Early Holocene climate events (RCCs) in the emergence of agricultural systems in the Levant, Lithic Technology, Prehistoric Mining.

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Dr. Ferran Borrell is currently Researcher at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC-IMF) in Barcelona. Prior to joining the CSIC, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Manchester (School of Arts Histories and Cultures) and at the Centre de recherche français à Jérusalem (CRFJ-CNRS). He completed his Ph.D. in 2006 at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Prehistory Department). He is an archaeologist specializing in the origins and consolidation of agriculture and animal herding in the Near East and the western Mediterranean basin. His field of specialization is the study of the chipped stone tools. He has participated in a series of research projects in the Near East (Turkey, Jordan, Israel and Syria) and is actually co-directing (with Dr. Jacob Vardi from the Israel Antiquities Authority) a research project at the Neolithic site of Nahal Efe (Negev desert).
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Dorothy Nelson

Oakland University, USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Anthropology, Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice

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carmel schrire

Rutgers University, USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Social Anthropology and Archaeology; Prehistory and ecology; Evolutionary Anthropology

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Michael C Robbins

University of Missouri, USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Psychological Anthropology; Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Use; Mathematical Anthropology; Africa; Anthropology of the U.S.A, Cultural Anthropology, Deviance in Cross-Cultural Perspective, Language and Culture.

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Naomi Riddiford

Harvard University, USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Paleoenvironmental history; Prehistoric salt production in the Seille Valley; Sedimentology; Palynology and geochronology; Underwater Archaeological Resources; Geography

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Uli Linke

Rochester Institute of Technology, USA View Profile

Research Interest:
Sociology and Anthropology; Cultural anthropology; Global social justice; Gender and sexuality; Political anthropology of the body; Genocide, memory, and history; Racial formations: regimes of exclusion; Transglobal processes and visual culture; Cultural Images of War and Terror

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Katharina Galor

Brown University, USA View Profile

Research Interest:
The Wadi Arabah Project, Core Computer Vision Research, Exhibition on Roman, Byzantine and Early Islamic Jerusalem

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alessandra pecci

University of Barcelona, Spain View Profile

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Specialized in the chemical analysis of ceramics and floors, focusing on the understanding of ceramics contents and function, dietary habits, and the use of space, Specialized in the study of mortars and plasters to understand the useof space and construction phases, Specialized in Mediterranean and Mesoamerican archaeology.

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Slavko Kacunko

University of Düsseldorf, Germany View Profile

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Derek Hodgson

University of York, UK View Profile

Research Interest:
Neuro-archaeology, evolution, cultural studies, and perceptual psychology. Palaeolithic art, cultural evolution, and early stone tools are of special interest.

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Antonis Bartsiokas

Democritus University of Thrace, Greece View Profile

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His research interests are paleopathology and paleohistology in paleoanthropology and archaeology; Fossil primates; Microanalysis of bones; Taphonomy and dating of skeletal remains in paleoanthropological and archaeological contexts; Excavation in caves.

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Dr. Antonis Bartsiokas is currently Associate Professor at the Democritus University of Thrace in Komotini city, Greece. He is also a Director of the Laboratory of Anthropology of the Department of History & Ethnology. He teaches paleoanthropology, osteology, evolution and primates. Prior to teaching in Komotini, he was a postdoctoral fellow in Hominid Paleontology Research Group, Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Liverpool (U.K.) and in the Human origins Group, The Natural History Museum (London). He completed his Ph.D. in 1989 at University of London, UMDS of Guy’s and St. Thomas’s Hospitals in anatomy and paleoanthropology. He has also a B.Sc. in biology and a M.Sc. in oceanography. He is an experienced caver.
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Simone Riehl

University of Tübingen, Germany View Profile

Research Interest:
Palaeoethnobotany; Emergence and Development of agriculture; Palaeoecology and environmental archaeology of the Middle East; Ostracods as palaeoenvironmental indicators; Palaeoclimate models in archaeology; Stable carbon isotopes as palaeoclimate proxies.

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Argyro Nafplioti

University of Cambridge, UK View Profile

Research Interest:
Human Bioarchaeology; Isotope Geochemistry; Population biological history; Biodistance; Biovariability; Residential mobility; Palaeodiet; Cultural change; Identities; Social variation; Aegean Prehistoric Archaeology; Mediterranean archaeology

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Pierre Drap

Centre national de la recherche scientifique, France View Profile

Research Interest:
Phootogrammetric survey guided by knowledge representation in Cultural Heritage and marine biology; Photogrammetry; Computer Vision; Knowledge representation; Ontologies

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Miriam Castaldo

National Institute for Health, Migration and Poverty, Italy View Profile

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Cultural Anthropology and Researcher within the framework of the project: Illness; Disease and socio-cultural; Medical Anthropology; Ethnopsychiatry

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Maria Joao Melo

New University of Lisbon, Portugal View Profile

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Carolina Remorini

National University of La Plata, Argentina View Profile

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Patricia Olga Hernández Espinoza

Centro INAH Sonora, Mexico View Profile

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Associate Editors