Guest lecture in Assyriology: Questioning Assumptions: Studying Gender in the Ancient Near East

  • Date: –18:00
  • Location: Engelska parken 16-0041
  • Lecturer: Ellie Bennett, University of Helsinki
  • Organiser: Assyriology, The Department of Linguistics and Philology
  • Contact person: Jakob Andersson
  • Föreläsning

Ellie Bennett is an Assyriologist with a strong interest in Gender Studies. Her PhD thesis (University of Birmingham) focussed on the ‘Queens of the Arabs’ during the Neo-Assyrian period, which explored both female rulers and Pre-Islamic Arabian history and archaeology. Ellie’s previous work was a further exploration into gender studies and investigated the masculinities used by the Neo-Assyrian kings in their titles and epithets.

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