Associated PhD students

Dominic Bärsch (Classical Philology)
Ends of the World. Concepts of Dissolution in Greek and Latin Literature.

Tim Brandes (Ancient Near Eastern Studies)
The Mesopotamian Concept of Time in Nature and Society of the 1st Millennium BC.

Imke Fleuren (Egyptology)
Concepts of non-indigenous fauna in Egypt.

Simone Gerhards (Egyptology)
Concepts of tiredness, sleep and awakening in ancient Egypt.

Katharina Hillenbrand (Classical Philology)
Volcanic phenomena in Roman antiquity. Discursive formation and literary construction.

Shahrzad Irannejad (Pharmaceutical Biology)
Localization of the Avicennean inner senses in a Hippocratic body.

Jonny Russell (Egyptology)
The Theory of Healing in Ancient Egypt: The Biophysical and Cultural Realities of Healing Practices from the Nile Valley during the Late Second Millenium BCE.

Florian Schimpf (Classical Archaeology)
Man – Nature – Religion: A study concerning development, form and perception of sacred landscape in Asia Minor.

Tristan Schmidt (Byzantine Studies)
Animal imagery in the political discourse of the Byzantine imperial court from the late 11th to early 13th century.

Jakub Sypiański (Byzantine Studies) (on leave)
Science without frontiers? Political context of circulation of knowledge between the Byzantine Empire and the Muslim world in 750-1100 C.E.