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Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza - Emeritus Professor of Genetics, Stanford University

interviewed by Federica Crivellaro 5th December 2006


Akira Hayami - Emeritus Professor of Economic History, Keio University

interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 22nd October 2009


James Z. Lee - Research Professor, Population Studies Center, University of Michigan

interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 17th August 2002

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Osamu Saito - Professor Emeritus, Hitotsubashi University

interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 9th March 2010

Geography Department, Cambridge University

Richard Smith - Emeritus Professor of Historical Geography and Demography and Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge

interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 12th April 2011

Geography Department, Cambridge University

Tony Wrigley - Honorary Research Fellow, Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure

interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 23rd July 2007