Short CV/Education and training

  • 1995 – 2000
    MA in Egyptology, Coptic, Epistemology (Faculté des Lettres, Université de Genève)

  • 2000 – 2001
    DEA, with High Honors, École Pratique des Hautes Études, IVème section, Paris

  • 2001 – 2006
    Phd in Philosophy, insigni cum laude, Departement Altertumswissenschaften, Ägyptologie, Universität Basel

  • 2001 – 2002
    Research assistant, Departement Altertumswissenschaften, Ägyptologie, University of Basel

  • 2007 – 2008
    Postdoctoral Fellow, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris

  • 2008 – 2012
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago

  • 2012 – 2016
    Research associate, Departement Altertumswissenschaften, Ägyptologie, University of Basel

  • Since 2016
    Professor (FNS), Département des Sciences de l'Antiquité, Unité d'égyptologie, University of Geneva

Selected publications

Monographs

  • La préposition en égyptien de la première phase. Approche sémantique (Aegyptiaca Helvetica 21). Basel: Schwabe, 2009. 259 pp.

  • Les autobiographies de l'Ancien Empire égyptien. Étude sur la naissance d'un genre (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta). Leuven/Paris/Walpole: Peeters (in press). viii + 324 pp.

Articles

  • "Une formule de la biographie éthique: traduction et commentaire", in : Revue d’Égyptologie 58 (2008), 323-334. Paris/Leuven: Peeters.

  • "Les autobiographies événementielles de la Ve dynastie: premier ensemble de textes continus en Égypte", in : Mirsolav Bárta, Filip Coppens et Jaromír Krejčí (éds), Abusir and Saqqara in the Year 2010. Proceedings of the Conference Prague, May 31 – June 4, 2010, 747-776. Prague: The Czech Institute of Egyptology, 2011.

  • Earlier Egyptian Prepositions: Between grammar and lexicography, in: James Allen, Mark Collier et Andréas Stauder (éds), Working with Limited Data. The Brown Workshop on Earlier Egyptian Grammar (Wilbour Studies in Egyptology and Assyriology 4) (2015), 141-152. Atlanta: Lockwood.

  • Hezi's Autobiographical Inscription: Philological study and interpretation, in: Zeitschrift für ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 142.2 (2015), 191-204. Berlin: de Gruyter.


Selected projects

  • Ancient Egyptian Autobiographies, 2500 – 1500 BCE: History of a Genre, 2012 – 2016

  • Ancient Egyptian Biographies. Forms, Contexts, Functions, 2014

  • Monumental Discourse in IIId Millennium Egypt: Image, Writing, Text, 2016 – 2020

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Co-editor, section 'language' UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology, since 2011

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • 3 daughters: Albane (born in 2009), Isaure (born in 2011), Ninon (born in 2015)


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