Simo Parpola#


Simo Parpola
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 2001 - 2006 Senior Epigrapher, Ziyaret Tepe excavations, University of Akron
  • 1999 Research Fellow in the Institute for Advanced Studies at the Hebrew University
  • 1998 - 2000 Chairman of the Assyrian and Babylonian Intellectual Heritage Project
  • 1997 - 2001 Director of the State Archives of Assyria Centre of Excellence, University of Helsinki
  • 1995 Visiting Professor (Professore contratto) at the University of Padua
  • 1986 - 95 Director of the Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, Academy of Finland
  • 1982 Research Associate and Consultant of the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary
  • 1978 Professor of Assyriology at the University of Helsinki
  • 1977 - 1979 Associate Professor of Assyriology (with tenure) at the University of Chicago
  • 1973 - 1976 Docent of Assyriology and Research Fellow at the University of Helsinki
  • 1969 - 1972 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent at the University of Heidelberg

Fields of Scholarship
  • Epigraphy of the Akkadian language
  • Assyrian theology
  • Classical philology
  • Semitic languages

Honours and Awards
  • 1992 Finnish Professor of the Year
  • 1996 J.V. Snellman Public Information Award of the University of Helsinki
  • 2001 Honorary Member of the American Oriental Society
  • 2001 Member of Academia Europaea
  • 2003 Honorary Member of the Finnish Science Center, Heureka
  • Member of the Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters
  • Member of the the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters
  • Member of the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters

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