MUSEUM WITH NO FRONTIERS [MWNF]
DISCOVER ISLAMIC ART VIRTUAL MUSEUM


(updated May 2016)

GENERAL CREDITS

Idea, methodology,
overall coordination

Eva Schubert

Webmasters

2003 – 2008
Webdesign and development
Database design, implementation
and programming


Tentwelve, Brussels (Belgium)

Pascal Havelange, Brussels (Belgium)

Since 11/2008
Database, development, webdesign
Database advisor and quality control


Preigo Fover Technologies, Trivandrum (India)
Pascal Havelange, Brussels (Belgium)

Webhost

Saphico, Brussels (Belgium)



MWNF DISCOVER ISLAMIC ART PROJECT TEAM CREDITS

These Credits refer to the period 2004 – 2007 (project co-funded by the European Union within Euromed Heritage III). For collaborations and contributions after this period please refer to the heading Contributions and collaborations since 2008 at the end of this list.

Local heads of project

Algeria

Director of Cultural Heritage, Ministry of Culture (Mourad Betrouni)

Egypt

Secretary General, Supreme Council of Antiquities, Ministry of Culture (Zahi Hawas)

Germany

Director, Museum of Islamic Art at the Pergamon Museum (Claus-Peter Haase)

Italy

Director, National Museum of Oriental Art "G. Tucci", Rome (June 2004 – January 2005 Donatella Mazzeo; February 2005 – August 2006 Paola Torre; since September Silvana Balbi de Caro)

Jordan

President, Friends of Archaeology (Mohammad Najjar)

Morocco

Director General, Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Tourism (Fawwaz Al-Khraysheh)
Director of Cultural Heritage, Ministry of Culture (June 2004 – March 2007 Abdeljalil Elhajraoui; since April 2007 Abdellah Saleh)

Palestinian Authority

Director General of Development and Planning, Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (Walid Sherif)

Portugal

Director, Archaeological Area and Museum of Mertola (ClaudioTorres)

Spain

Director, National Archaeological Museum (Rubí Sanz Gamo)

Sweden

Director, Museum for Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities (Sanne Houby-Nielsen)

Syria

Deputy Minister of Culture (Abdal-Razzaq Moaz)

Tunisia

Director of Cultural Heritage, Ministry of Culture (Beji Benmami)

Turkey

Vice Rector, EGE University (Fikret Ikiz, represented by Inci Kuyulu Ersoy)

United Kingdom

Director, Visiting Arts (Terry Sandell until August 2005); since September 2005 the United Kingdom is represented by the four participating museums: the British Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, National Museums Scotland, Glasgow Museums)

Local Coordinators

Algeria

Boussad Ouadi, Algiers

Egypt

Enaam Selim, Cairo

Italy

Irene Salerno, Rome

Jordan

Ghada Al-Yousef, Friends of Archaeology, Amman

Morocco

Naima Elkhatib-Boujibar, Casablanca

Palestinian Authority

Sa'd Nimr, Ramallah

Portugaly

Santiago Macías, Mértola
Cristina Correia (awareness, fundraising, marketing)

Spain

Miguel García, Madrid

Syria

Zena Takieddine, Damascus (editorial coordinator)

Tunisia

Saloua Zangar, Tunis

Turkey

Mehmet Kahyaoglu (until August 2005); since September 2005 Inci Kuyulu Ersoy, Izmir


Academic and Curatorial Advisory Board (also authors of forms for the Database)

Algeria

Lakhdar Drias, Ministry of Culture, Algiers
Houria Chérid, National Museum of Antiquities and Islamic Arts, Algiers
Ali Lafer (monuments), Algiers

Egypt

Mohammad Abbas Selim, Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
Tarek Torky (monuments), Cairo

Germany

Jens Kröger, Museum of Islamic Art at the Pergamon Museum, Berlin

Italy

Paola Torre, National Museum of Oriental Art “G. Tucci”), Rome
Pier Paolo Racioppi (monuments), Rome

Jordan

Aida Nagawi Dodo, Jordan Archaeological Museum, Amman
Ghazi Bisheh (monuments), Amman

Morocco

Naima Elkhatib Boujibar, Casablanca
Kamal Lakdar (monuments), Rabat
Mohamed Mezzine (monuments), Fez

Palestinian Authority

Khader Salameh, Islamic Museum and Al-Aqsa Library, Al-Haram Al-Sharif, Jerusalem
Nazmi Al-Jubeh, Jerusalem
Yousef Natsheh (monuments), Jerusalem

Portugal

Claudio Torres, Santiago Macías, Archaeological Area and Museum of Mertola

Spain

Ángela Franco Mata, National Archaeological Museum, Madrid

Sweden

Friederike Voigt, Berlin - Stockholm

Syria

Mona Al-Muadin, National Museum, Damascus
Abdal-Razzaq Moaz (monuments), Damascus

Tunisia

Mourad Rammah, Museum of Islamic Art Raqqada, Kairouan
Beji Benmami (monuments), Tunis
Jamila Binous (monuments), Tunis

Turkey

Sule Aksoy, Gönül Tekeli, Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, Istanbul
Inci Kuyulu Ersoy (monuments), EGE University, Izmir
Inci Türkoglu (monuments), Istanbul

United Kingdom

Sheila Canby, the British Museum, London
Barry Wood, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Ulrike Al-Khamis, National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh
Noorah Al-Gailani, Glasgow Museums, Glasgow


Assistant Curators (also authors of forms for the Database)

Algeria

Ali Benbella, Leila Merabet, National Museum of Antiquities and Islamic Arts, Algiers

Egypt

Elsayed Hamad, Salah Sayaour, Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo

Jordan

Manal Basyouni, Museum of Aqaba; Samarah Woroud, Museum of Al Ramtha

Palestinian Authority

Attiey Khatteb, Ramallah

Portugal

Maria da Conceição Amaral, Archaeological Museum Silves

Spain

Carmen Alonso, Margarita Sánchez, National Archaeological Museum, Madrid

Syria

Verena Daiber, Damascus

Tunisia

Taha Khechine, Museum of Islamic Art Raqqada, Kairouan

Turkey

Sevinç Gök Gürhan, EGE University, Izmir

United Kingdom

Emily Shovelton, the British Museum, London


Further authors or co-authors of forms for the Database

Algeria

Djamel Souidi, Algiers

Germany

Annette Hagedorn, Berlin

Italy

Rita Bernini, Rome; Maria Reginella, Maria Ilaria Randazzo, Palermo; Paolo Barresi, Trapani

Jordan

Mohammad Najjar, Amman

Portugal

Ana B. Alcoforado, Rodrigo Banha da Silva, António Borges Coelho, Fernando Branco Correia, Manuel J. C. Branco, Joaquim Caetano, Pedro Dias, Isabel C. Ferreira Fernandes, Cristina Garcia, Susana Gómez Martínez, Artur Goulart de Melo Borges, José Luís de Matos, António Pacheco, Paula Pelúcia Aparício, Lígia Rafael, Manuel Luís Real, Maria Q. Ribeiro, different cities

Syria

Samer Abdel-Ghafour, Wa'al Al-Hafian, Dina Bakkour, Haytam Hassan, Balász Mayor, Benjamin Michaudel, Zena Takkedine, different cities

Turkey

Sevgi Kutluay, Alev Özay, Seracettin Sahin, Cihat Soyhan, Museum of Turkish Islamic Art, Istanbul; Sedat Bayrakal, Sakir Çakmak, Semra Dasçi, Ertan Das Yekta Demiralp, Inci Kuyulu Ersoy, Sebnem Tamcan, Harun Ürer, EGE University Izmir; Mehmet Kahyaoglu, Izmir


Academic Advising and Revision Database


Mohammad Al-Asad, Amman


Curators and authors of Virtual Exhibitions


See Exhibition credits


Artistic Introduction


Mohammad Al-Asad, Amman (architecture)
Barry Wood, Istanbul (minor arts)


Historical Cross Referencing

Algeria

Farida Benouis, Algiers

Croatia

Mirjana Repanic-Braun, Zagreb

Czech Republic

Zora Wörgötter, Brno

Egypt

Enaam Selim, Cairo

France

Emile Temime, Marseille

Germany

Annette Hagedorn, Berlin

Hungary

Terezia Bardi, Budapest

Italy

Saverio Capozzi, Irene Salerno, Rome

Jordan

Mohammad Najjar, Amman

Morocco

Ahmed Ettahiri, Rabat

Palestinian Authority

Nazmi Al-Jubeh, Jerusalem

Portugal

Fernando António Baptista Pereira, Lisbon
Santiago Macias, Mértola

Spain

Jesús Martínez, Madrid

Sweden

Sofia Häggman, Stockholm

Syria

Zena Takieddine, Damascus

Tunisia

Saloua Zangar, Tunis

Turkey

Mehmet Kahyaoglu, Brussels; Inci Kuyulu Ersoy, Izmir

United Kingdom

Sheila Canby, London; Ulrilke Al-Khamis, Edinburgh; Louise Reip, London


Website

Webdesign and development

Tentwelve, Brussels
Benoît Henken
Xavier Massaut
Olivier Wauters

Database design, implementation and programming

Pascal Havelange, Brussels

Design of editorial framework and editorial co-ordinator Database

Inci Türkoglu, Istanbul/Brussels

Design of editorial framework and editorial co-ordinator Virtual Exhibitions

Mehmet Kahyaoglu, Brussels

Upload Database and Virtual Exhibitions Arabic

CSBE, Amman


Learn with MWNF

Idea and Project development

Ángela García Blanco, María Jesús Rubio (National Archaeological Museum), Madrid

Texts
Production

Ángela García Blanco, María Jesús Rubio
Artesanos Digitales, Madrid
Pablo Palazuelos (Project director)
Esther Polo (Project manager)
Andrés Montes (Art director)

Coordination

Juan Carlos de Bona, Iván Velasco (Webmasters)
Sandra Stuyck, Madrid


Editors

Editors and copy-editing Arabic

Ahmed Ettahiri, Rabat (Database, Virtual Exhibitions)
Bashar Ibrahem, Damascus (Virtual Exhibitions)
Majd Musa, CSBE, Amman (Database)
Abbas Abbas, Damascus (Database, assistant copy-editor)

Editors and copy-editing English

Mandi Gomez, London (Database, Virtual Exhibitions)
Monica Allen, London (Database)

Editor and copy-editing French

Margot Cortez, Brussels (Database, Virtual Exhibitions)

Editor and copy-editing German

Martin Hager, Berlin (Virtual Exhibitions)

Editor and copy-editing Italian

Pier Paolo Racioppi, Rome (Virtual Exhibitions)

Editors and copy-editing Portuguese

Santiago Macias, Maria Paula Garcia Viana (Virtual Exhibitions)

Editors and copy-editing Spanish

Miguel García, Rosalía Aller, Madrid (Database, Virtual Exhibitions)
Lucía Rodríguez Corral (Database)

Editor and copy-editing Turkish

Inci Türkoglu, Istanbul

Coordination translation into Arabic

Verena Daiber, Damascus


Translators Database

Into Arabic

from the English Abbas Abbas, Nayef Al-Yasin, Hazar Emmran
from the French Ghada Al-Houssien, Hanan Kassab-Hassan, Rim Khattab
from the Italian Manaf Al-Damad
from the German Hani Saleh
from the Italian Manaf al-Damad

Coordination translation into Arabic

Verena Daiber, Damascus

Into English

from the Arabic Hilary Kalmbach, Amal Sachedina
from the German Maria Vlotides
from the French Maria Albertina Torres Broseta, Maria Vlotides, David Ash
from the Italian Laurence Nunny
from the Portuguese Gilla Evans
from the Spanish Laurence Nunny
from the Turkish Barry Wood, Inci Türkoglu

Into French

from the English Jacques Bosser
from the German Arlette Camion
from the Italian Marguerite Pozzoli
from the Portuguese Inés Oseki-Dépré
from the Spanish Benito Pelegrín

Into Spanish

from the English Lucía Arias Fernández, Yaiza Martínez, Lucía Rodríguez Corral
from the French Aurora Caballero García, Sakina Missoum, Laura Tortosa Rey-Stolle
from the Italian Carmen Mata Pastor
from the Portuguese Elisa Yagüe García


Translators Virtual Exhibitions

Into Arabic

from the English Fadel Jetker, Hanan Kassab-Hassan
from the French Ghada Al-Houssien
from the Italian Manaf Al-Damad

Into English

from the Italian and Spanish Laurence Nunny

Into French

from the English Jacques Bosser
from the Italian Marguerite Pozzlii
from the Spanish Margot Cortez

Into German

from the English Herwig Engelmann
from the English Martin Hager
from the Italian Ulrich Müller-Schöll
from the Spanish Aimée Torre Brons

Into Italian

from the English and Spanish Saverio Capozzi

Into Portuguese

from the English and Spanish Santiago Macias

Into Spanish

from the English Yaiza Martínez, Lucía Rodríguez Corral
from the Italian Miguel García

Into Turkish

from the English and French Alper Taspinars


Translators Artistic introduction

All from the English

into Arabic Majd Musa
into French La Compagnie des Mots
into Spanish Lucía Rodríguez Corral


Translators Historical Cross Referencing

From the French

into Arabic Ahmed Ettahiri

From the English

into French Odile Chalvet


Photographers


see Database


Plans of monuments and sites

Design and harmonisation

Sergio Viguera, Madrid
Aygül Uçar, Izmir (plans Turkish monuments)

Coordination

Sakina Missoum, Madrid


Visual communication and design


Christian Eckart, Vienna


Press officers

UK and English-speaking press

Sue Bond, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

France and French-speaking press

Isabelle Meglinky, Paris

Germany and German-speaking press

Annette Schäfer, Berlin


Technical Advisory Board


Aicha Benabed, Tunis
Cristina Correia, Lisbon
Amr Hamdy, Cairo
Javier Muñiz, Madrid
Mohammad Najjar, Amman


Discover Islamic Art coordination team Brussels

Head of project

Eva Schubert

Assistant to the head of project

Mehmet Kahyaoglu

Office Manager

Isabel De Jesus Fonseca

Accountant

Lara Servais, Angel Fernández García, DTC

Administrative advisor

Christian Gérard, MTP

Legal advisors

Maarten Goiris


Contributions and collaborations since 2008

Coordination of the editorial frame

Maria Francesca Carvelli, Rome

Collaborators (different editorial tasks)

Nitsa Samur, Istanbul
Miho Sato, Tokyo

Idea, methodology,
overall coordination

Eva Schubert

Webmasters

2003 – 2008
Webdesign and development
Tentwelve, Brussels (Belgium)

Database design, implementation
and programming
Pascal Havelange, Brussels (Belgium)

Since 11/2008
Database, development, webdesign
Preigo Fover Technologies, Trivandrum (India)

Database advisor and quality control
Pascal Havelange, Brussels (Belgium)

Webhost
Saphico, Brussels (Belgium)

MWNF DISCOVER ISLAMIC ART PROJECT TEAM CREDITS

These Credits refer to the period 2004 – 2007 (project co-funded by the European Union within Euromed Heritage III). For collaborations and contributions after this period please refer to the heading Contributions and collaborations since 2008 at the end of this list.

Local heads of project

Algeria
Director of Cultural Heritage, Ministry of Culture (Mourad Betrouni)

Egypt
Secretary General, Supreme Council of Antiquities, Ministry of Culture (Zahi Hawas)

Germany
Director, Museum of Islamic Art at the Pergamon Museum (Claus-Peter Haase)

Italy
Director, National Museum of Oriental Art "G. Tucci", Rome (June 2004 – January 2005 Donatella Mazzeo; February 2005 – August 2006 Paola Torre; since September Silvana Balbi de Caro)

Jordan
President, Friends of Archaeology (Mohammad Najjar)

Morocco
Director General, Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Tourism (Fawwaz Al-Khraysheh)
Director of Cultural Heritage, Ministry of Culture (June 2004 – March 2007 Abdeljalil Elhajraoui; since April 2007 Abdellah Saleh)

Palestinian Authority
Director General of Development and Planning, Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (Walid Sherif)

Portugal
Director, Archaeological Area and Museum of Mertola (ClaudioTorres)

Spain
Director, National Archaeological Museum (Rubí Sanz Gamo)

Sweden
Director, Museum for Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities (Sanne Houby-Nielsen)

Syria
Deputy Minister of Culture (Abdal-Razzaq Moaz)

Tunisia
Director of Cultural Heritage, Ministry of Culture (Beji Benmami)

Turkey
Vice Rector, EGE University (Fikret Ikiz, represented by Inci Kuyulu Ersoy)

United Kingdom
Director, Visiting Arts (Terry Sandell until August 2005); since September 2005 the United Kingdom is represented by the four participating museums: the British Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, National Museums Scotland, Glasgow Museums)

Local Coordinators

Algeria
Boussad Ouadi, Algiers

Egypt
Enaam Selim, Cairo

Italy
Irene Salerno, Rome

Jordan
Ghada Al-Yousef, Friends of Archaeology, Amman

Morocco
Naima Elkhatib-Boujibar, Casablanca

Palestinian Authority
Sa'd Nimr, Ramallah

Portugaly
Santiago Macías, Mértola
Cristina Correia (awareness, fundraising, marketing)

Spain
Miguel García, Madrid

Syria
Zena Takieddine, Damascus (editorial coordinator)

Tunisia
Saloua Zangar, Tunis

Turkey
Mehmet Kahyaoglu (until August 2005); since September 2005 Inci Kuyulu Ersoy, Izmir

Academic and Curatorial Advisory Board (also authors of forms for the Database)s

Algeria
Lakhdar Drias, Ministry of Culture, Algiers
Houria Chérid, National Museum of Antiquities and Islamic Arts, Algiers
Ali Lafer (monuments), Algiers

Egypt
Mohammad Abbas Selim, Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
Tarek Torky (monuments), Cairo

Germany
Jens Kröger, Museum of Islamic Art at the Pergamon Museum, Berlin

Italy
Paola Torre, National Museum of Oriental Art “G. Tucci”), Rome
Pier Paolo Racioppi (monuments), Rome

Jordan
Aida Nagawi Dodo, Jordan Archaeological Museum, Amman
Ghazi Bisheh (monuments), Amman

Morocco
Naima Elkhatib Boujibar, Casablanca
Kamal Lakdar (monuments), Rabat
Mohamed Mezzine (monuments), Fez

Palestinian Authority
Khader Salameh, Islamic Museum and Al-Aqsa Library, Al-Haram Al-Sharif, Jerusalem
Nazmi Al-Jubeh, Jerusalem
Yousef Natsheh (monuments), Jerusalem

Portugal
Claudio Torres, Santiago Macías, Archaeological Area and Museum of Mertola

Spain
Ángela Franco Mata, National Archaeological Museum, Madrid

Sweden
Friederike Voigt, Berlin - Stockholm

Syria
Mona Al-Muadin, National Museum, Damascus
Abdal-Razzaq Moaz (monuments), Damascus

Tunisia
Mourad Rammah, Museum of Islamic Art Raqqada, Kairouan
Beji Benmami (monuments), Tunis
Jamila Binous (monuments), Tunis

Turkey
Sule Aksoy, Gönül Tekeli, Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, Istanbul
Inci Kuyulu Ersoy (monuments), EGE University, Izmir
Inci Türkoglu (monuments), Istanbul

United Kingdom
Sheila Canby, the British Museum, London
Barry Wood, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Ulrike Al-Khamis, National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh
Noorah Al-Gailani, Glasgow Museums, Glasgow

Assistant Curators (also authors of forms for the Database)

Algeria
Ali Benbella, Leila Merabet, National Museum of Antiquities and Islamic Arts, Algiers

Egypt
Elsayed Hamad, Salah Sayaour, Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo

Jordan
Manal Basyouni, Museum of Aqaba; Samarah Woroud, Museum of Al Ramtha

Palestinian Authority
Attiey Khatteb, Ramallah

Portugal
Maria da Conceição Amaral, Archaeological Museum Silves

Spain
Carmen Alonso, Margarita Sánchez, National Archaeological Museum, Madrid

Syria
Verena Daiber, Damascus

Tunisia
Taha Khechine, Museum of Islamic Art Raqqada, Kairouan

Turkey
Sevinç Gök Gürhan, EGE University, Izmir

United Kingdom
Emily Shovelton, the British Museum, London

Further authors or co-authors of forms for the Database

Algeria
Djamel Souidi, Algiers

Germany
Annette Hagedorn, Berlin

Italy
Rita Bernini, Rome; Maria Reginella, Maria Ilaria Randazzo, Palermo; Paolo Barresi, Trapani

Jordan
Mohammad Najjar, Amman

Portugal
Ana B. Alcoforado, Rodrigo Banha da Silva, António Borges Coelho, Fernando Branco Correia, Manuel J. C. Branco, Joaquim Caetano, Pedro Dias, Isabel C. Ferreira Fernandes, Cristina Garcia, Susana Gómez Martínez, Artur Goulart de Melo Borges, José Luís de Matos, António Pacheco, Paula Pelúcia Aparício, Lígia Rafael, Manuel Luís Real, Maria Q. Ribeiro, different cities

Syria
Samer Abdel-Ghafour, Wa'al Al-Hafian, Dina Bakkour, Haytam Hassan, Balász Mayor, Benjamin Michaudel, Zena Takkedine, different cities

Turkey
Sevgi Kutluay, Alev Özay, Seracettin Sahin, Cihat Soyhan, Museum of Turkish Islamic Art, Istanbul; Sedat Bayrakal, Sakir Çakmak, Semra Dasçi, Ertan Das Yekta Demiralp, Inci Kuyulu Ersoy, Sebnem Tamcan, Harun Ürer, EGE University Izmir; Mehmet Kahyaoglu, Izmir

Academic Advising and Revision Database
Mohammad Al-Asad, Amman

Curators and authors of Virtual Exhibitions
See Exhibition credits

Artistic Introduction
Mohammad Al-Asad, Amman (architecture)
Barry Wood, Istanbul (minor arts)

Historical Cross Referencing

Algeria
Farida Benouis, Algiers

Croatia
Mirjana Repanic-Braun, Zagreb

Czech Republic
Zora Wörgötter, Brno

Egypt
Enaam Selim, Cairo

France
Emile Temime, Marseille

Germany
Annette Hagedorn, Berlin

Hungary
Terezia Bardi, Budapest

Italy
Saverio Capozzi, Irene Salerno, Rome

Jordan
Mohammad Najjar, Amman

Morocco
Ahmed Ettahiri, Rabat

Palestinian Authority
Nazmi Al-Jubeh, Jerusalem

Portugal
Fernando António Baptista Pereira, Lisbon
Santiago Macias, Mértola

Spain
Jesús Martínez, Madrid

Sweden
Sofia Häggman, Stockholm

Syria
Zena Takieddine, Damascus

Tunisia
Saloua Zangar, Tunis

Turkey
Mehmet Kahyaoglu, Brussels; Inci Kuyulu Ersoy, Izmir

United Kingdom
Sheila Canby, London; Ulrilke Al-Khamis, Edinburgh; Louise Reip, London

Website

Webdesign and development
Tentwelve, Brussels
Benoît Henken
Xavier Massaut
Olivier Wauters

Database design, implementation and programming
Pascal Havelange, Brussels

Design of editorial framework and editorial co-ordinator Database
Inci Türkoglu, Istanbul/Brussels

Design of editorial framework and editorial co-ordinator Virtual Exhibitions
Mehmet Kahyaoglu, Brussels

Upload Database and Virtual Exhibitions Arabic
CSBE, Amman

Learn with MWNF

Idea and Project development
Ángela García Blanco, María Jesús Rubio (National Archaeological Museum), Madrid

Texts Production
Ángela García Blanco, María Jesús Rubio
Artesanos Digitales, Madrid
Pablo Palazuelos (Project director)
Esther Polo (Project manager)
Andrés Montes (Art director)

Coordination
Juan Carlos de Bona, Iván Velasco (Webmasters)
Sandra Stuyck, Madrid

Editors

Editors and copy-editing Arabic
Ahmed Ettahiri, Rabat (Database, Virtual Exhibitions)
Bashar Ibrahem, Damascus (Virtual Exhibitions)
Majd Musa, CSBE, Amman (Database)
Abbas Abbas, Damascus (Database, assistant copy-editor)

Editors and copy-editing English
Mandi Gomez, London (Database, Virtual Exhibitions)
Monica Allen, London (Database)

Editor and copy-editing French
Margot Cortez, Brussels (Database, Virtual Exhibitions)

Editor and copy-editing German
Martin Hager, Berlin (Virtual Exhibitions)

Editor and copy-editing Italian
Pier Paolo Racioppi, Rome (Virtual Exhibitions)

Editors and copy-editing Portuguese
Santiago Macias, Maria Paula Garcia Viana (Virtual Exhibitions)

Editors and copy-editing Spanish
Miguel García, Rosalía Aller, Madrid (Database, Virtual Exhibitions)
Lucía Rodríguez Corral (Database)

Editor and copy-editing Turkish
Inci Türkoglu, Istanbul

Coordination translation into Arabic
Verena Daiber, Damascus

Translators Database

Into Arabic
from the English Abbas Abbas, Nayef Al-Yasin, Hazar Emmran
from the French Ghada Al-Houssien, Hanan Kassab-Hassan, Rim Khattab
from the Italian Manaf Al-Damad
from the German Hani Saleh
from the Italian Manaf al-Damad

Coordination translation into Arabic
Verena Daiber, Damascus

Into English
from the Arabic Hilary Kalmbach, Amal Sachedina
from the German Maria Vlotides
from the French Maria Albertina Torres Broseta, Maria Vlotides, David Ash
from the Italian Laurence Nunny
from the Portuguese Gilla Evans
from the Spanish Laurence Nunny
from the Turkish Barry Wood, Inci Türkoglu

Into French
from the English Jacques Bosser
from the German Arlette Camion
from the Italian Marguerite Pozzoli
from the Portuguese Inés Oseki-Dépré
from the Spanish Benito Pelegrín

Into Spanish
from the English Lucía Arias Fernández, Yaiza Martínez, Lucía Rodríguez Corral
from the French Aurora Caballero García, Sakina Missoum, Laura Tortosa Rey-Stolle
from the Italian Carmen Mata Pastor
from the Portuguese Elisa Yagüe García

Translators Virtual Exhibitions

Into Arabic
from the English Fadel Jetker, Hanan Kassab-Hassan
from the French Ghada Al-Houssien
from the Italian Manaf Al-Damad

Into English
from the Italian and Spanish Laurence Nunny

Into French
from the English Jacques Bosser
from the Italian Marguerite Pozzlii
from the Spanish Margot Cortez

Into German
from the English Herwig Engelmann
from the English Martin Hager
from the Italian Ulrich Müller-Schöll
from the Spanish Aimée Torre Brons

Into Italian
from the English and Spanish Saverio Capozzi

Into Portuguese
from the English and Spanish Santiago Macias

Into Spanish
from the English Yaiza Martínez, Lucía Rodríguez Corral
from the Italian Miguel García

Into Turkish
from the English and French Alper Taspinars

Translators Artistic introduction

All from the English
into Arabic Majd Musa
into French La Compagnie des Mots
into Spanish Lucía Rodríguez Corral

Translators Historical Cross Referencing

From the French
into Arabic Ahmed Ettahiri

From the English
into French Odile Chalvet

Photographers
see Database

Plans of monuments and sites

Design and harmonisation
Sergio Viguera, Madrid
Aygül Uçar, Izmir (plans Turkish monuments)

Coordination
Sakina Missoum, Madrid

Visual communication and design
Christian Eckart, Vienna

Press officers

UK and English-speaking press
Sue Bond, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

France and French-speaking press
Isabelle Meglinky, Paris

Germany and German-speaking press
Annette Schäfer, Berlin

Technical Advisory Board
Aicha Benabed, Tunis
Cristina Correia, Lisbon
Amr Hamdy, Cairo
Javier Muñiz, Madrid
Mohammad Najjar, Amman

Discover Islamic Art coordination team Brussels

Head of project
Eva Schubert

Assistant to the head of project
Mehmet Kahyaoglu

Office Manager
Isabel De Jesus Fonseca

Accountant
Lara Servais, Angel Fernández García, DTC

Administrative advisor
Christian Gérard, MTP

Legal advisors
Maarten Goiris

Contributions and collaborations since 2008

Coordination of the editorial frame
Maria Francesca Carvelli, Rome

Collaborators (different editorial tasks)
Nitsa Samur, Istanbul
Miho Sato, Tokyo