HAQUE, Mohammad Mohibul is an assistant professor of the department of political science at Aligarh Muslim University in India. In 2011, he authored a book entitled “International Terrorism and Violence: A Human Rights Perspective” published by Manak Publications (New Delhi) in collaboration with Aligarh Muslim University Press (Aligarh). He also contributed several articles and research papers in national and international journals, magazines, and newspapers. He has been a panelist for discussions on TV and other public fora. He is the recipient of the President of India Dr. Shankardayal Sharma Gold Medal. His areas of interest are Political Theory, International Politics, Poltical Islam, Indian Polity, Terrorism and Human Rights. His email address is <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
MAURIELLO, Raffaele is an Italian historian of the modern Middle East. He holds a PhD in Islamic Civilization: History and Philology from the Sapienza, University of Rome (Italy). He has published several peer-reviewed essays and chapters in edited volumes on Shi‘a Islam history and on Iranian and Iraqi geopolitical affairs. He is also a translator of both Arabic and Persian languages. In 2013, he was awarded the World Prize for the Book of the Year of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the field of Islamic Studies for his monograph Descendants of the Family of the Prophet in Contemporary History: A Case Study, the Šī‘ī Religious Establishment of al-Naǧaf (Iraq) published on December 2011 by Fabrizio Serra. He can be contacted through his email address, i.e. <email@example.com>.