CURRICULUM VITAE

NICOLAS VANDERROOST

July 14, 1964
born in Tournai, Belgium
contact: nvdroost@ulb.ac.be

Academic degrees

2012 Graduated with the degree Docteur en Langues et Lettres, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). Thesis: Organisation administrative du bureau de l’agriculture d’Umma à l’époque de la Troisième Dynastie d’Ur
1993 Graduated, summa cum laude, with the degree Licencié en Philologie et Histoire orientales (Orient ancien - Assyriologie), Université Libre de Bruxelles. Thesis, summa cum laude: Le grand hymne à Šamaš. Étude stylistique, morphosyntaxique et sémiotique
1991 Graduated as Candidat en Histoire de l'Art et Archéologie (Antiquité), Université Libre de Bruxelles
1987 Graduated with the degree Licencié-Agrégé en Philologie classique, Université catholique de Louvain-La-Neuve (UCL). Thesis, cum laude: Le culte de la triade capitoline dans les provinces sénatoriales de l'Empire romain

Professional career

2013 Seconded by the Government of the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles as instructor of French and French as a foreign language at the Schola Europaea, Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
1994 Appointed as instructor of Classical Languages at the Centre d’Enseignement Notre-Dame des Champs, Brussels
1987 Instructor of Classical Languages in high schools in Tournai and Brussels

Scientificic Collaboration

1999 European partner of the CDLI
1997 Appointed as Scientific Collaborator at the Institute of Oriental Philology and History (Assyriology), Université Libre de Bruxelles

Fellowship

2002 One year scholarship granted by the Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (Belgium – Bourse spéciale de doctorat)

Publications

The Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, vol. III/2 Š-Z, Heather D. Baker (ed.), The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, University of Helsinki, 2011 (author of biographies)
• “Distribution géographique et organisation administrative des équipes agricoles de la province d’Umma”, in S. J. Garfinkle & J. J. Cale (edd.), The Growth of an Early State in Mesopotamia: Studies in Ur III Administration. Proceedings of the First and Second Ur III Workshops at the 49th and 51th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, London July 10, 2003 and Chicago July 19, 2005, Madrid, 2008, pp. 129-139
De Gilgamesh à Zénobie, - Trésors de l'antiquité. Proche-Orient et Iran, Eric Gubel et Bruno Overlaet (edd.), Fonds Mercator, Bruxelles, 2007 (catalogue of the exhibition in Brussels, MRAH 06/12/07-27/04/08; author of catalogue entries)
• “La famille d’Ur-Ašgi, gouverneur d’Adab” in in P. Talon, V. Van der Stede (edd.), Si un homme... Textes offerts en hommage à André Finet, Subartu 16, Brepols, Turnhout, 2005, 145-151
The Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, vol. III/1 P-Ṣ, Heather D. Baker (ed.), The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, University of Helsinki, 2002 (author of biographies)
The Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, vol. II/2 L-N, Heather D. Baker (ed.), The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, University of Helsinki, 2001 (author of biographies)
The Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, vol. II/1 Ḫ-K, Heather D. Baker (ed.), The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, University of Helsinki, 2000 (author of biographies)
The Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, vol. I/2 B-G, K. Radner (ed.), The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, University of Helsinki, 1999 (author of biographies)
En Syrie. Aux origines de l’écriture, Ph. Talon et K. Van Lerberghe (edd.), 1977 (catalogue of the exhibition in Brussels; author of catalogue entries)

Lectures

2006 “Les relations entre Umma et Garšana”, paper read at the 52e Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Münster, 17-21 July 2006 (Garšana Workshop)
2003 “Distribution géographique et organisation administrative des équipes agricoles de la province d’Umma”, paper read et the 49e Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, London, 7-11 July 2003
1995 Egypt and Assyria: A History of their Relations during the 2nd and 1st Millennia B.C. (Egyptologica Brussels, Spring 1995)
1997 Amarna Letters and Diplomacy at the Time of Akhenaton (Egyptologica Brussels, Winter 1997)