Jan Assmann#


Jan Assmann
Email:jan 'at' assmanns.de
Membership Number:2230
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:CLASSICS & ORIENTAL STUDIES
Username:jassmann
Elected:2004
Homepage: http://www.uni-heidelberg.de/fakultaeten/philosophie/zaw/aegy/institut/assmann_cv.html





Present and Previous Positions
  • since 2003 Honorary Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Constance
  • 1976 - 2003 Professor of Egyptology at the University of Heidelberg
  • 1971 Habilitation

Fields of Scholarship
  • ancient Egypt
  • Egyptian religion
  • origins of monotheism
  • Judaism

Honours and Awards
  • 1996 Max Planck Award for Research
  • 1998 German Historians’ Prize
  • 1998 Honorary Doctorate in Theology from the Theology Faculty, Munster
  • 2004 Soc.Sc.D. (honoris causa), Yale University
  • 2005 Ph.D. (honoris causa), Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • 2006 Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, First Class
  • 2006 Alfried Krupp Prize for Scholarship
  • 2011 Großer Literaturpreis der Bayerischen Akademie der Schönen Künste

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