Igors Šuvajevs, Dr. phil., Professor at the University of Latvia, Full Member of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Publications: 15 monographs; more than 50 books, compiled and translated. Member of the Editorial Board (Oriens Aliter, Religious-Philosophical Articles
etc.). Honours and awards: Österreichische Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst (2015), European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Felix Prize (2001).