The Nahrein Network


The Nahrein Network

The Nahrein Network fosters the sustainable development of antiquity, cultural heritage and the humanities in Iraq and its neighbours. We support interdisciplinary research to enable universities, museums, and community groups to better serve local, post-conflict needs.

The Network is based at University College London, Sulaimani Polytechnic University, Al-Qadisiyah University, and the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. It also has many international partners. We are funded for four years, 2017-21, by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Global Challenges Research Fund Network Plus scheme. 

The next 10 years

We are thrilled to announce that, thanks to generous new funding, the Nahrein Network is able to continue its mission until 2031. Read about our plans for this next phase of work, which will begin later in 2021.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Vacancy (full time for 24 months)

We are seeking an Arabic-speaking cuneiformist to work with Professor Eleanor Robson on a research project for open-access online edition of cuneiform texts from Kish, in collaboration with the Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus.

More details of requirements and how to apply are available on the UCL Human Resources webpage. The application deadline is 4 June. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after that.


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