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Shirin Neshat is an Iranian born artist/filmmaker living in New York

William Graham is Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

Elaheh Kheirandish is a Fellow at the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture

Robert Hillenbrand is FBA, Professor Emeritus of Islamic Art, Edinburgh University

Renata Holod is Professor in the Humanities at the History of Art Department, and Curator, Near East Section, of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Anna Contadini is Professor of the History of Islamic Art, Department of the History of Art and Archaeology, SOAS, University of London

Oliver Watson is I. M. Pei Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture, Khalili Research Centre, University of Oxford

Wheeler Thackston is an Independent Scholar

Barbara Brend is an Independent Scholar

Abdallah Kahil is Assistant Professor and Director of the Institute of Islamic Art and Architecture, Lebanese American University in Beirut

Hakan Karateke is Associate Professor of Ottoman and Turkish Culture, Language and Literature, University of Chicago.

Susan Stronge is Senior Curator, Asian Department, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Ali Behdad is John Charles Hillis Professor of Literature and Chair of the English Department at UCLA