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Dr Parsa Daneshmand
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Appointment
  • Research Fellow: Nahrein
  • Dept of History
  • Faculty of S&HS
Biography

Parsa holds a PhD in Cuneiform Studies from the University of Oxford (2019). In 2019, he was appointed to a two-year visiting professorship at the Institute for the History of Ancient Civilizations (IHAC) at Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China. At present, he works as Research Fellow on the Nahrein Network project, Parsa creates an Arabic-English text edition on Oracc of cuneiform tablets from Kish, based on the CDLI catalogue of c. 2100 documented inscribed artefacts, focusing on tablets now housed in the Ashmolean Museum. He also contributes to the Network team’s collaborative project on the history, heritage and legacy of Kish, with a focus on the cuneiform evidence, including (co-) authoring and publishing of original research in English and Arabic. Parsa designs and runs online/in-person workshops for Oracc’s end users and content creators in English and Arabic.  





 


Research Summary

Parsa’s research interests focus on divination as a method of decision-making in the ancient Near East, councils and assemblies of Mesopotamian cities, and the role of consensus decision-making in ancient societies. 


Teaching Summary

Visiting Professor of IHAC Akkadian, Old Babylonian Sumerian, ANE Lectures ( 2019-2021)

Tutor of Language Courses at University of Oxford (2016-2019)

Tutor of Language Courses at University of Birmingham (2016-2017)

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