Postdoc RT5 – Dr. Anna-Latifa Mourad

August 14, 2017

Dr. Mourad, an Australian National, had the longest journey to join the team! She studied and also taught at the Macquarie University (Australia), where she gained a PhD in Ancient History, under Prof. Naguib Kanawati. Title: ‘Rise of the Hyksos. Egypt and the Levant from the Middle Kingdom to the Early Second Intermediate Period’ and a Masters in Ancient History at Macquarie University (Australia) under Prof. Naguib Kanawati. Title: ‘Textual and Artistic Representations of Asiatics in the Old to Middle Kingdoms’. Her areas of Expertise and special interests are: Egyptian and Levantine archaeology; Egyptian history and culture from the Old to early New Kingdom; The Hyksos Dynasty and its impact on the development of Mediterranean and Near Eastern cultures; Cultural encounters and interference between Egypt and the Near East; Old and Middle Kingdom funerary art and architecture; Early to Middle Bronze Age trade and cultural diffusion. Ms Mourad worked as a research assistant at the Australian Centre for Egyptology, Macquarie University with fieldwork at Saqqara and Beni Hassan, Egypt. 2011-2016 she worked as a lecturer and tutor at Macquarie University; 2014 co-convenor at the University of New England, 2015-2016 convenor at the University of New South Wales.