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Ancient Near Eastern Studies

Schwemer

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 and Tübingen 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).