Deutsch Intern
    Ancient Near Eastern Studies

    Dr. Mikko Luukko

    Research Associate in the “Corpus of Mesopotamian Anti-Witchcraft Rituals”-project (directed by Prof. Dr. Daniel Schwemer), Lehrstuhl für Altorientalistik, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg.
    +49 (0)931 31 89919

    Expertise and research interests

    Assyriology; especially Neo-Assyrian letters and Akkadian grammar.

    Curriculum Vitae

    *22.03.1968 in Helsinki



    Ph.D., University of Helsinki (title of thesis: Grammatical Variation in Neo-Assyrian)


    Studies in Assyriology, general linguistics and Semitic and Arabaic studies at the University of Helsinki and the Free University of Berlin (1997–1998).


    Since 09/2012

    Research associate in the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft-funded research project “Corpus of Mesopotamian Anti-witchcraft Rituals” (directed by Prof. Dr. Daniel Schwemer), Lehrstuhl für Altorientalistik, Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg.


    Research associate in the Arts & Humanities Research Council-funded research project “Mechanisms of Communication in an Ancient Empire: The Correspondence between the King of Assyria and his Magnates in the 8th Century BC” (directed by Prof. Karen Radner), History Department, University College London.

    10–11/2005, 03–05/2007

    Visiting lecturer at the University of Verona.


    Research assistant in the project “The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project”, University of Helsinki.