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Dr. Luukko

Dr. Mikko Luukko

Research staff of the
Alexander von Humboldt-Professorship for the
Ancient History of the Near and Middle East

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Julius-Maximilians-Universität
Institut für Altertumswissenschaften
Lehrstuhl für Altorientalistik
Residenzplatz 2, Tor A, 97070 Würzburg

Phone: +49 (0) 931 / 31 - 89919

*22.03.1968 in Helsinki. 1993–2000 Studied Assyriology, Semitic Studies and Linguistics at the University of Helsinki and Berlin (1997–1998 at the FU Berlin). 2004 PhD, University of Helsinki (Title: Grammatical Variation in Neo-Assyrian).

1997–2001 Research Assistant of “The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project”, University of Helsinki; 10–11/2005, 03–05/2007 visiting professor at the University of Verona; 10/2008–08/2012 Research Associate of the project “Mechanisms of Communication in an Ancient Empire: The Correspondence between the King of Assyria and his Magnates in the 8th Century BC” (directed by Prof. Karen Radner), History Department, University College London; since 09/12 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter in the project “Corpus of Mesopotamian Anti-witchcraft Rituals” (directed by Prof. Dr. Daniel Schwemer), Lehrstuhl für Altorientalistik, Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg.

Since October 2015 part of the research staff of the Alexander von Humboldt-Professorship for the Ancient History of the Near and Middle East.