It is with great pride that the Centre for Textile Research (CTR) and Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies (ToRS) can announce that Assyriologist Cécile Michel will be awarded an honorary doctorate at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen.
Cécile Michel is Directrice de Recherche (1ère classe) at CNRS, Histoire et Archéologie de l’Orient Cunéiforme (HAROC) and Hamburg University, Center for the Study of Manuscript Cultures.
She has long-standing connections to Copenhagen: she was a founding member of the Old Assyrian Text Project at Copenhagen, and since 2005 she has been connected to CTR, where she as an Associate Research Professor has collaborated on textile terminology and other French-Danish and international interdisciplinary projects, as well as within the international research network Ancient Textiles from the Orient to the Mediterranean (ATOM).
The Saxo Institute, CTR, and ToRS kindly invite all to attend her public lecture:
Textiles and Gender in Cuneiform Texts
Friday 17 November 10.15 - 11.15
University of Copenhagen
Faculty of Humanities
2300 Copenhagen S
Building 27, room 27.0.09