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Willemijn Waal

University Lecturer/Policy Officer research funding and internationalisation

Name
Dr. W.J.I. Waal
Telephone
+31 71 527 2091
E-mail
w.j.i.waal@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Willemijn Waal is University Lecturer/Policy Officer research funding and internationalisation at the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies.

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Fields of interest

  • Hittitology
  • Late Bronze Age Anatolia
  • Ancient writing systems and early alphabetic writing
  • Ancient record management, diplomatics and archival studies
  • Orality and Literacy in the ancient World
  • Links between ancient Near Eastern and classical epic and literature
  • International relations in the ancient Near East and Aegean

Teaching activities and supervision

  • Advanced Hittite
  • Cultural History of Anatolia
  • Epic Tales from the Ancient World
  • The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Cuneiform Epigraphy
  • The Mycenaean World
  • The present and future of our past: critical approaches to heritage studies

Curriculum Vitae

Education:
2010 Ph.D., Leiden University
2003 MA Classical Philology (Latin and Greek), University of Amsterdam (UvA)
2003 MA Anatolian Languages, University of Amsterdam (UvA)

Employment:
2012 – present
Lecturer (UD) at Leiden University
2019- present
Policy officer internationalization & research funding
2017-2018
Director of Studies LIAS
2015 – 2016
Post-doctoral research fellow at INSTAP (Institute for Aegean Prehistory)
2013 – 2014
Parttime lecturer (UD) at the VU University Amsterdam
2013 – 2015
Post-doctoral researcher in the project Rekonstruktion der Archive des Großen Tempels von Hattusa/Boğazköy at the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich
2010 – 2012
Post-doctoral researcher in the NWO-funded project Impact of Migration, Leiden University
2010 – 2011
Part-time lecturer (UD) at the VU University Amsterdam

University Lecturer/Policy Officer research funding and internationalisation

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies
  • SMES Assyriologie

Work address

Reuvensplaats
Reuvensplaats 3-4
2311 BE Leiden
Room number 1.03

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