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Saana Svärd

Docent in Assyriology, Docent in Middle Eastern Cultural History, University of Turku, Associate Professor in Ancient Near Studies

  • PL 4 (Fabianinkatu 24)

    00014

    Finland

20062025
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Keywords

  • 615 History and Archaeology
  • 6121 Languages

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2006 2019

Women, Family Life, and Gender Roles in Ancient Mesopotamia

Garcia-Ventura, A. & Svärd, S., 2019, Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks: Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection. Lassen, A., Frahm, E. & Wagensonner, K. (eds.). New Haven, CT: Peabody Museum of Natural History

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

(Re)constructing the Image of the Assinnu

Svärd, S. & Nissinen, M., 2018, Studying Gender in the Ancient Near East. Svärd, S. & Garcia-Ventura, A. (eds.). Eisenbrauns, p. 373–411 39 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Semantic Domains in Akkadian Text

Svärd, S. S., Jauhiainen, H. A., Linden, B. K. J. & Sahala, A. J. A., 7 Aug 2018, CyberResearch on the Ancient Near East and Neighboring Regions: Case Studies on Archaeological Data, Objects, Texts, and Digital Archiving. Juloux, V. B., Gansell, A. R. & di Ludovico, A. (eds.). Leiden: Brill, p. 224-256 33 p. (Digital Biblical Studies; no. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

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Studying Gender in the Ancient Near East

Svärd, S. S. (ed.) & Garcia-Ventura, A. (ed.), 2018, Eisenbrauns. 520 p. (Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Women in Neo-Assyrian Temples

Svärd, S., 2018, Neo-Assyrian Sources in Context: Thematic Studies on Texts, History, and Culture. Yamada, S. (ed.). Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, p. 117-133 17 p. (State Archives of Assyria Studies; vol. 28).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Open Access
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Projects 2010 2025

Activities 2005 2018

CSTT Annual Meeting 2018

Tero Alstola (Speaker: Presenter), Saana Svärd (Speaker: Presenter), Tuukka Kauhanen (Speaker: Presenter)
9 Feb 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Mentor of Prof. Saana Svärd

Martti Nissinen (Supervisor)
1 Jan 201831 Dec 2022

Activity: Examination typesPost doctoral mentor

Cadmo (Journal)

Saana Svärd (Reviewer)
2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

The Second Workshop on Gender, Methodology and the Ancient Near East

Saana Svärd (Chair of organizing committee), Agnès Garcia-Ventura (Chair of organizing committee)
1 Feb 20173 Feb 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Summer Symposium on the Construction of Identity in the Ancient Near East

Saana Svärd (Chair of organizing committee), Joanna Sara Töyräänvuori (Chair of organizing committee)
24 Aug 201725 Aug 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Press / Media

Kulttuurin kehto keikahti

Martti Nissinen, Saana Svärd & Hannu Juusola

15/12/2017

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

In the Spotlight: University of Helsinki

Saana Svärd & Aleksi Sahala

15/09/2017

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Haastattelu "Huomenta Suomi!" televisio-ohjelmassa

Saana Svärd

10/03/2015

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media