Contributors to the issue: Economy, Demography, Culture, and Cosmic Civilizations

Davletshin, Albert I.

Research fellow in the Centre for Comparative Studies of the Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies at the Russian State University for the Humanities (Moscow). He works on Polynesian languages and anthropology, Aztec, Epi-Olmec, Harrapan, Mayan and Zapotec scripts, typology...

Borinskaya, Svetlana A.

Senior Research Professor at the Vavilov Institute for General Genetics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow). He is an author and co-author of over 200 publications in the field of human genetics, gene-culture coevolution, and cultural evolution.

Berezkin, Yuri E.

Head of the Americas Department of the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkammer) of the Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg, Russia). He is an author and co-author of over 300 publications in the field of comparative mythology, prehistory,...

Khaltourina, Daria A.

Research Professor at the Institute of Scientific and Social Assessment (ISSA) and Chairman of the NGO ‘Council on Public Health Issues and Demographics’. She is Co-Chairman of the Russian Anti-Tobacco Coalition and the Russian Coalition for Alcohol Control. She is an author and co-author...

Panov, Alexander

Alexander D. Panov graduated from Moscow State University, Department of Physics. At present, he is a senior researcher at the Moscow State University Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics (MSU SINP), and is CSc (Physics and Mathematics)....

Panov, Alexander

Tausch, Arno

Arno Tausch is currently Honorary Associate Professor of Economics, Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary and Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Innsbruck University, Austria. He authored or co-authored 18 books in English, 2 books in French, 8 books in German, and over 80...

Korotayev, Andrey

Andrey V. Korotayev is Head and Professor of the Department of Modern Asian and African Studies, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, as well as a Senior Research Professor at the Institute for African Studies and the Institute of Oriental Studies of Russian Academy...

Korotayev, Andrey

Grinin, Leonid

Leonid E. Grinin is Research Professor and Director of the Volgograd Center for Social Research, as well as Deputy Director of the Eurasian Center for Big History & System Forecasting. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Age of Globalization (in Russian), as well as a co-editor of the international journals Social Evolution & History and the Journal of Globalization Studies. His current research interests include Big History and macro-evolution, long-term trends and sociocultural evolution (especially of technology), periodization of history, world-systems studies, long-term development of political systems, globalization studies, and economic cycles. Dr. Grinin is the author of more than 300 scholarly publications in Russian and English, including 22 monographs.

Grinin, Leonid

Harper, Tony

Antony Harper, a researcher in the general area of applied mathematics to human his-torical processes, also understood as quantitative history and more appropriately, using Peter Turchin's term, as cliodynamics. He is currently associated with both New Trier College and Benedictine...

Harper, Tony