The Ancient India & Iran Trust also appoints distinguished scholars who operate in the fields that the Trust covers, and who have built up a close connection with the Trust.
The following scholars are currently connected to the Trust as its Honorary Fellows:
Professor Gerard Fussman (Professor of Indian History, College de France, Paris)
Professor Gherardo Gnoli (Professor of Zoroastrianism, University of Rome, Rome) (1937 - 2012)
It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Professor Gherardo
Gnoli in the late evening of Wednesday, 7 March 2012, at the age of 74,
after a long illness. A founding member and President of the Societas
Iranologica Europaea, Professor Gnoli was one of the most distinguished
scholars of pre-Islamic Iran. From 1965 to 1993 he was Professor of
Iranian Studies at the University of Naples (L’Orientale) and from 1993
to 2008 at the University of Rome (La Sapienza). He was a member of
academies in Italy, France, Russia, and Hungary, Honorary Member of the
Société Asiatique in Paris and Honorary Fellow of the Ancient India and
Iran Trust in Cambridge. He will be greatly missed by colleagues and
friends all over the world.
Professor Prods Oktor Skjærvø (Aga Khan Professor of Iranian, Harvard)
Professor Werner Sundermann (Professor of Iranian, Freie Universität, Berlin)
Professor Robert Hillenbrand (Honorary Professorial Fellow, Edinburgh)
Professor Minoru Hara (Emeritus Professor of the International College of the Advanced Buddhist Studies, Tokyo)
The late Professor Mary Boyce and Ralph Pinder-Wilson were also Honorary Fellows of the Trust.