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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Dr. Tero Alstola is a scholar of Near Eastern cultures and languages interested in studying ancient history with digital tools. His dissertation focused on migration and immigrants in Babylonian society in the first millennium BCE. Afterwards, he has worked in a multidisciplinary research team that developed and applied language technological methods and network analysis to the study of Akkadian cuneiform texts. His current project investigates the relationships between the Babylonian and Persian empires and the rural population, focusing on the ways the empires tried to govern the countryside and the responses of the rural population to these attempts.

Fields of Science

  • 615 History and Archaeology
  • Assyriology
  • 6121 Languages
  • Language technology
  • 614 Theology
  • Old Testament Studies

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.