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Nadia Al-Bagdadi, Central European University, Budapest (Hungary); Stefano Bellucci, University of Leiden and International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam (Netherlands); Zaur Gasimov, Orient-Institut Istanbul (Turkey); Giovanni Gozzini, University of Siena (Italy); Margarete Grandner, University of Vienna (Austria); Markéta Krížová, Charles University Prague (Czech Republic); Marcel van der Linden, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam (Netherlands); Mikhail Lipkin, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow (Russia); Barbara Lüthi, University of Cologne (Germany); Attila Melegh, Corvinus University, Budapest (Hungary); Matthias Middell, Leipzig University (Germany); Hagen Schulz-Forberg, University of Aarhus (Denmark);  Sujit Sivasundaram, University of Cambridge (Great Britain); Alessandro Stanziani, EHESS/ CNRS (France); Eric Vanhaute, University of Gent (Belgium); Holger Weiss, Åbo Akademi University (Finland)

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