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    Lehrstuhl für Altorientalistik

    Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Gernot Wilhelm

    Lehrstuhl für Altorientalistik (im Ruhestand)
    Tel.: +49 (0)931 92989; Fax: +49 (0)931 9912445
    grnt.wilhelm@t-online.de

    Forschungsschwerpunkte

    Geschichte und Kultur des Alten Orients im 2. Jt. v. Chr.; hurritische und urartäische Sprache; Randakkadisch (v.a. Texte aus Nuzi); hethitische Geschichte und (hurro-)hethitische Religion.

    Curriculum Vitae

    *28.1.1945

    Education

    6.2.1975

    Habilitation for Ancient Near Eastern Studies at Saarbrücken

    1969

    Ph.D. at the Free University of Berlin

    1964-1969

    Student of Assyriology, Hittitology and Near Eastern Archaeology Ancient Near Eastern in Berlin and Münster; main academical teachers: E. von Schuler, W. von Soden, F. Köcher, A. Moortgat, B. Hrouda

    Teaching experience

    1996 (March-April)

    Lectures at the École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris

    1988-2010

    Full Professor for Ancient Near Eastern Studies at the University of Würzburg

    1987

    Call for the position of an associate professor for Hittitology at the University of Munich (not accepted)

    1981-1988

    Associate Professor  at the University of Hamburg

    1974-1982

    Lecturer for Hurrian, Urartian, Elamite and Hattian at the University of Heidelberg

    1970-1981

    Assistent and Assistent Professor at the Institute for Oriental Studies at the University of the Sarre, Saarbrücken

    1970

    Assistent at the Institute for History of Medicine, Free University of Berlin, participation in the project "Babylonian-Assyrian Medicine" (director: F. Köcher).

    Honors

     

    2013

    Röntgen Medal of Würzburg University

    Since 2013

    President of the Academy of Sciences and Literature (Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur), Mainz

    2008

    Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, University of Chicago

    2008

    Honorary member of the American Oriental Society

    2008

    Honorary member of the German Oriental Society (Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft)

    2006-2013

    Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences and Literature (Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur), Mainz

    2000

    Member of the Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz.

    since 2000

    Corresponding Member of the German Archaeological Institute (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut).

    1994-2000

    President of the German Oriental Society (Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft e.V. Berlin, D.O.G.).

    1964-1969

    Fellowship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes.

    University administration

    2003-2007

    Member of the central budget committee of Würzburg University.

    2003-2004

    Chairman of the Center for Ancient Studies of Würzburg University.

    2001-1002, 2002-2004

    Prodekan of the Philosophical Faculty I of Würzburg University.

    2000-2002

    Dekan of the Philosophical Faculty I of Würzburg University, Member of the University Senate.

    1998-2000

    Prodekan of the Philosophical Faculty I of Würzburg University.

    1990-1992

    Member of the  Würzburg University Senate.

    Other academic administration

    2007-2008

    Member of a committee for the evaluation of univer­sities of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

    2004-2008

    Elected Member of the experts committee "Ancient  Civilizations" of the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG)

    2001-

    Chairman of the Committee for the Ancient Near East in the Academy of  Sciences and Literature, Mainz

    1998-2000

    Member of a committee of the (National) “Scientific Council” (Wissenschafts­rat) for the evaluation of univer­sities of the State of Berlin.

    1988-2000

    Elected Assessor for Assyriology and Near Eastern Archaeology for Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

    1992-1998

    Chairman of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) assessors' committee for Oriental Civilizations.

    Archaeological fieldwork

    2001-2011

    Field epigraphist of the excavations at Boğazköy, Turkey (directors: Jürgen Seeher, Andreas Schachner)

    1995-2005

    Field epigraphist of the excavations at Kuşaklı, Turkey (director: Andreas Müller-Karpe)

    1984-1986

    Co-Director of a joint German-Italian Excavation in the Eski Mosul Dam area, Iraq, together with M. Fales (Venice), S. Tusa (Palermo) and C. Zaccagnini (Bologna).

    1972

    Participation in the excavations at Kamid el-Loz, Lebanon (director: Rolf Hachmann).

    Editor and advisor

    2014-

    Member of the scientific and editorial board of Eothen, Collana di studi sulle civiltà dell'Oriente antico, Florence

    2014-

    Academic advisor at the Hittite Civilisation's Research Centre of the Hitit Üniversitesi Çorum at Boğazkale, Turkey

    2012-

    Member of the Comitato scientifico of the journal Studi micenei ed-Egeo-Anatolici, Rome

    2011-

    Member of the Consiglio direttivo of the journal La parola del passato

    2003-2009

    Co-Editor of  "Texte aus der Umwelt des Alten Testaments, Neue Folge"

    2001-

    Editor of  "Studien zu den Boğazköy-Texten" on behalf of the Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz 

    2001-

    Editor of  "Keilschrifttexte aus Boghazköi" on behalf of the Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz 

    2000-

    Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Akkadica. Périodique bimestriel de la Fondation Georges Dossin, Brussels.

    1997-2004

    Editor of "Texte der Hethiter".

    1997-

    Member of the Advisory board of the International Institute for Mesopotamian Area Studies, Malibu, Cal.

    1996-

    Member of the Comité scientifique of the series "Amurru", Paris.

    1995-2009

    Co-Editor of "Studies on the Culture and Civilization of Nuzi and the Hurrians"

    1994-2005

    Member of the Editorial Board of "Zeitschrift für Assyriologie"

    1988-

    Member of the Editorial Board of "Reallexikon für Assyriologie und verwandte Gebiete"

    1984-

    Co-Editor of the "Corpus der hurritischen Sprachdenkmäler" (Altorientalisches Seminar, FU Berlin, and Istituto per gli studi micenei ed egeo-anatolici, Rome)

    Ongoing projects

    2001-

    Director of the long-term project "Hittite studies" (Edition of cuneiform tablets from the Hittite capital Hattusa), and “Hethitologie Portal Mainz” (http:// www.hethiter.net).

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    97070 Würzburg

    Tel.: +49 931 31-82862
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