Online ISSN: 2064-0404 - DoI: 10.1515/apd- (>2018)
DoI: 10.2478/apd- (<2018)

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Editorial Information


  • Daniel Jaquet (University of Bern and Military Museum, Morges)

  • Mátyás Miskolczi (Acta Periodica Duellatorum Association)

Advisory Committee

  • Bartlomiej Walczak (PL)

  • Christian Tobler (US)

  • Devon Boorman (CA)

  • Dierk Hagedorn (DE)

  • Dieter Bachmann (CH)

  • Gregory Mele (US)

  • Guy Windsor (FI)

  • Dr. James Robert (ZA)

  • Jean Chandler (US)

  • Jessica Finley (US)

  • Dr. Jürg Gassmann (CH)

  • Keith Farrell (UK)

  • Kevin Maurer (US)

  • Luis Preto (PT)

  • Piermarco Terminiello (UK)

  • Olivier Dupuis (FR)

  • Rob Runacres (UK)

  • Roberto Gotti (IT)

  • Roger Norling (SE)

  • Szablocs Waldmann (HU)

  • Ton Puey (SP)

Scientific Committee

  • Prof. Sydney Anglo (emeritus)

  • Prof. Jan Dirk Müller (Munich University)

  • Prof. Paul Bowman (Cardiff University)

  • Prof. Manuel Valle Ortiz (University of Santiago de Compostela)

  • Prof. Matthias Johannes Bauer (University of Duisburg-Essen)

  • Dr. Daniel Jaquet (University of Bern)

  • Dr. János Majár (University of Miskolc)

  • Dr. Audrey Tuaillon-Démesy (University of Besançon)

  • Dr. Bert Gevaert (Catholic University of Louvain)

  • Dr. Eric Burkart (University of Trier)

  • Dr. Ingo Petri (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Berlin)

  • Dr. Marco Quarta (Stanford University)

  • Dr. Reiner van Noort (IFE, Norway)

  • Dr. Serge Vaucelle (University of Toulouse)

  • Donald J. La Rocca (Metropolitan Museum, New-York)

  • Robert C. Woosnam-Savage (Royal Armouries, Leeds)

  • Claus Sorenson (Nyborg Museum, Denmark)

  • Dr. Sixt Wetzler (Deutsches Klingenmuseum, Solingen)

  • Jeff Lord (University of Massachusets)

  • Dr. Julia Gräf (not currently affiliated)

  • Dr. Ariella Elema (not currently affiliated)

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APD is a non-profit, independent organisation. It was founded in 2013 as a personal initiative in Hungary (Matyas Miskolczi, editor), and since 2014 the Association has been based at the University of Geneva (Daniel Jaquet, co-editor). Any income generated (e.g. selling hard copies or receiving financial contributions) will be used for editorial & printing costs. Any remaining profit will be used for supporting HEMA researches or given to charity organisations. The Association does not claim any literary property when authors publish their papers in Acta Periodica Duellatorum. Authors are also fully responsible for publishing only texts, pictures and any kind of data to which they are entitled.


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