LONSEA was created by historians of the research project "Networking the International System" at the University of Heidelberg, Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context".

Madeleine Herren (Project Leader), Christiane Sibille (Project Coordination), Christof Meigen (Technical Realisation and Programming), Cornelia Knab and Maya Okuda (Project Members), Isabel Antz, Dominique Biehl, Christopher Blundell, Jan Diebold, Laura Jakobs, Simone Mbak, Lisa-Marie Zoller (Student Assistants)