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Willemijn Waal

University Lecturer Assyriology / Hittite Studies

Name
Dr. W.J.I. Waal
Telephone
+31 71 527 2019
E-mail
w.j.i.waal@hum.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0002-2800-3647

Willemijn Waal is university lecturer in Hittite at the Leiden Institute for Area Studies and director of the Netherlands Institute for the Near East (NINO).

More information about Willemijn Waal

Website The Netherlands Institute for the Near East (NINO)

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

University Lecturer Assyriology / Hittite Studies

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

Work address

Matthias de Vrieshof
Matthias de Vrieshof 4
2311 BZ Leiden
Room number 1.20

Contact

Researcher

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Centre for the Arts in Society
  • Griekse T&C

Work address

Arsenaal
Arsenaalstraat 1
2311 CT Leiden

Contact

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