Yesterday I passed my thesis defence at the University of Helsinki. As part of the proceedings, I had to present a lectio praecursoria. This was a 20 minute presentation about my dissertation, titled ‘The “Queens of the Arabs” During the Neo-Assyrian Period’ (and is available to download). The opponent was Professor Lorenzo Verderame, and after… Read more
Paper Presentation: Using Networks to Investigate Semantics of Masculinities During the Neo-Assyrian Period
On the 8th of October I presented my most recent research regarding masculinities during the Neo-Assyrian period. I have been using the techniques developed by the Semantic Domains team in ANEE to investigate the wider meanings behind masculinities. This has meant using probability measurements to measure how likely two words would occur together in a… Read more
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