© HH, 2017-2019.  

Publications/Poster presentations of BRT: 

2017. "Tracking Variation in Orthography: The Case of Loanwords in Ancient Egyptian", (Poster), in: manuSciences‘17 French German Summer School organized by the BAM, CSMC and EPHE/PSL.

 

2018.  "How Does Language Portray Culture Contact? Semitic Loanwords in Second Intermediate Period and New Kingdom Egypt",(Poster), in: 'Crossroads III – A Stranger in the House', Prague, September 10-13, 2018.

Keep visiting, and subscribe here for occasional postings, and for an announcement of full site launch: 

Behind the scenes

Halely Harel

This website is a digital and developing home for my doctoral research in the department of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
In my thesis, I aim to tell the story of Egyptian-Semitic cultural transfer by studying lexical change. This website was created so to share my study and its results. I hope to make the data approachable both to experts and to everyone interested. 

Education

October 2016-2020

Studies for a doctorate degree in Egyptology, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Archaeology and the Ancient Near East. Supervisor: Prof. Orly Goldwasser.

Thesis title: 'Loanwords as "Cultural Goods”: Contextualizing Lexical Borrowing during Second Intermediate Period and New Kingdom Egypt.'

 

2011-2015

MA in Egyptology, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Archaeology and the Ancient Near East, Division of Egyptology. Supervisor: Prof. Orly Goldwasser.

Thesis title: 'To the Able Spirit Ankhiry. A Linguistic Register of Direct Address in a Ramesside Egyptian Petition to the Dead.' (Magna cum laude).

 

2013-2015

Graduate, Diploma Program in Curatorial and Museum Studies at the Tel Aviv University Faculty of the Arts.

Final project: 'Daily Life in Ancient Egypt as Reflected by Private Letters.'

 

2006-2011

BA in Structural Linguistics (Major: Egyptian-Coptic Linguistics) at the Faculty of Humanities, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

My current projects

iCL logo BLUE.jpg

http://iclassifier.pw

PhD Researcher and project coordinator for the Israel Science Foundation grant no. 735/17: 'Classifying the Other: The Classification of Semitic Loanwords in the Egyptian Script During the New Kingdom.'

 

Grantee of the ‘Project for the Development of Bohairic Dialect,’ at Polis institute, Jerusalem. Teaching Coptic and creating a course book for 'Speaking Bohairic Coptic as a Living Language.' With the supervision of Prof. Christophe Rico and guidance of Dr. Eitan Grossman. Project Funded by Ahmanson Foundation.

 

Research under Dr. Eitan Grossman in the project: ‘Valency and Transitivity in Contact: The Case of Coptic.’ Funded by GIF (The German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development) grant no. I-80-110.8-2015.