Dr. Henrike Simon

Henrike Simon is an egyptologist, who is particulary interested in egyptian literature and methods of literary studies in Egyptology. Since April 2008 Henrike Simon has worked as the coordinator of research area (C) Perception and Representation in the Excellence Cluster Topoi. Furthermore, she was member of the graduate group (C-I-1) The Conception of Spaces in Language within the first funding phase of Topoi. Her current research project focuses on the presentation of the enacting and overcoming of distances in egyptian texts. From October 2011 to January 2014 she coordinated the graduate program Ancient Languages and Texts (ALT) at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS), Freie Universität. Since 2014 she has been the managing director of the Berliner Antike-Kolleg.