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ACADEMIC POSITIONS AND AFFILIATIONS

2015-present   Senior Lecturer in Pre-Islamic Iranian Studies, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

2014-2005       Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, German Archaeological Institute, Berlin.

2013-2014       Research and Teaching Associate, Chair: History and Cultures of Pre-Islamic Central Asia, Collège de France, Paris.  

2011-2013       Instructor, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

2008-2009       Instructor, School of History, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

 

FIELDWORK

2013-present   Director (together with Sharof Kurbanov, Tajik Academy of Sciences) of the Sanjar-Shah Excavations, Tajikistan. 

 

EDUCATION

2009-2013      PhD in Archaeology [Max Schlomiuk award], Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dissertation topic: Anthropomorphic Iconography of Deities in the pre-Islamic Iranian World. Advisors: Prof. Shaul Shaked and Prof. Joseph Patrich.                 

2006-2009       M.A. in Archaeology, magna cum laude, HebrewUniversity of Jerusalem. M.A. Thesis: Temple Architecture in the Iranian World in the Hellenistic Period. Advisors: Prof. Shaul Shaked and Prof. Joseph Patrich.                 

2002-2005    B.A. in Archaeology and School of History, HebrewUniversity of Jerusalem. Fields: Biblical and Classical Archaeology, Ancient History.