IAA Subsidies for Cuneiform Studies

thumbnail_KleinermanAlexandra Kleinerman is a faculty research associate in the Jonathan and Jeannette Ancient Near Eastern Studies Tablet Collection at Cornell University. She is collaborating with Prof. Alhena Gadotti (Towson University) to publish close to 800 Old Babylonian Sumerian scribal exercise texts currently housed at Cornell. Continue reading IAA Subsidies for Cuneiform Studies

Maureen Kovacs Subsidies for Cuneiform Studies

2014 marks the debut of the Maureen Kovacs Fund, arising from a generous donation by Dr. Maureen Kovacs. It will offer funds for Assyriologists doing post-doctoral research no later than five years after being awarded their doctorate. It will subsidize the costs of a project related to their research up to 1000 Euros, whether for travel expenses, acquisition of research material, or some other necessity approved by the applicant’s supervisor. Any IAA member who is eligible may apply, and the decision about the proposal will be made by a committee of three persons appointed by the Board of the IAA. Continue reading Maureen Kovacs Subsidies for Cuneiform Studies

Maureen Kovacs Fund

This year, the IAA has been given a generous donation by Dr. Maureen Kovacs. The IAA is very grateful for this kind gift and wishes to thank Dr. Kovacs for her contribution.

Dr. Kovacs has expressed her wish that the donation be used for research purposes. At the General Meeting during the Rencontre in Ghent, the board suggested to set up a grant for (starting) Assyriologists in need of funding for their research. This proposal has been accepted by the IAA members present at the General Meeting. Continue reading Maureen Kovacs Fund