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    Ancient Near Eastern Studies

    Prof. Dr. Daniel Schwemer

    Lehrstuhl für Altorientalistik
    Research Associate, School of Oriental & African Studies, London
    +49 (0)931 31 86460
    daniel.schwemer@uni-wuerzburg.de

    Expertise and Research Interests

    Akkadian; Hittitology; history of religion in the ancient Near East; ancient Near Eastern magic and medicine; ritual.

    Curriculum Vitae

    *26.1.1970

     

    Education

     

    1991–96

    Undergraduate and postgraduate studies of Ancient Near Eastern Studies and Theology at Würzburg, Tübingen and Heidelberg Universities.

    2000

    PhD, Würzburg University (title of the thesis: Die Wettergottgestalten Mesopotamiens und Nordsyriens im Zeitalter der Keilschriftkulturen. Materialien und Studien nach den schriftlichen Quellen)

    2005

    Habilitation, Würzburg University (title of the thesis: Schadenzauber in Mesopotamien. Quellen und Studien)

    Career

    2000

    Substitute teaching for Prof. Dr. Andrew R. George, School of Oriental & African Studies, London

    2000–2004

    Wissenschaftlicher Assistent Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Würzburg University

    2004–5

    Term professorship Assyriology, Heidelberg University

    2005–8

    Lecturer in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, School of Oriental & African Studies, London

    2008–11

    Reader in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, School of Oriental & African Studies, London

    2010–11

    Associate Dean, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, School of Oriental & African Studies, London

    seit 2011

    Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Würzburg University

     

    Research Associate, School of Oriental & African Studies, London

    Grants and awards

    2002

    Margarete Häcker Preis zur Förderung der Altertumswissenschaft

    2002

    Research grant of Jubiläumsstiftung der Universität Würzburg

    2003

    Heinz Maier-Leibnitz-Preis of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

    2004/5

    Henri Frankfort Fellowship, Warburg Institute, London (not taken)

    2007

    Small Research Grant, British Academy

    2009

    Research Leave Grant, Arts & Humanities Research Council

    2009

    Small Research Grant, British Academy

    The appointment of Daniel Schwemer as Professor of Ancient Near East Studies has been supported by the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Stiftung as part of the programme "German Scholars Returning from Abroad" (Rückkehr deutscher Wissenschaftler aus dem Ausland).