Aleksandra Lapčić, M.A.

Aleksandra Lapčić studied Near Eastern Archaology and Egyptology at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy. Since 2012 she has been a doctoral fellow whithin the programme “Ancient Languages and Texts” (ALT) of the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies and a member of research group (C-1) Deixis and Frames of Reference: Strategies of Perspectivation in Language, Text, and Image. Her PhD project focuses on the mechanisms of knowledge transmission and knowledge production in the earliest Egyptian cosmography of the Netherworld, generally known as Amduat.

Research interests: Pictorial Semiotics (Iconicity, Multimodality), Writing systems, Egyptian Language, Egyptian Netherworld Books.


Further Activities

23.1.2017 Workshop Hieroglyphenschriften und Multimodalität
at the Department for Intercultural Communication and Multilingualism Research and Department for the Anthropology of the Americas, Universität Bonn
30.6.-2.7.2016 Talk  Revoking the Boundaries of Modi: Text-Image Continuum and the Notion of Ambimodality
Part of: Conference “Sign and Symbol in Egypt and Mesoamerica. Exploring the Interrelationships between Writing and Iconography“, Uniwersytet Warsazwksi, Warschau
24.-25.1.2013  Talk  Multimodal Meaning-Making: On the Semiotics of Knowledge Transmission and Knowledge Production in the “Book of the Hidden Chamber”
Part of: Interdisciplinary Symposium “Beyond Visual Differences — Art, Art History and Egyptology in an Intercultural Discourse” , a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities, Köln
7.-9.1.2012  Talk  Vermittlung und Erzeugung von Wissen über das Imaginäre: Typen multimodaler Informationsverarbeitung im Amduat
Part of: Dritter Münchner Arbeitskreis “Junge Aegyptologie” (MAJA 3), Bild: Ästhetik – Medium – Kommunikation, München
11.04.2011 Talk  Il Catalogo delle divinità nell’ipogeo di Thutmosi III: per una definizione dell’identità figurativa e lessicale degli esseri divini dell’Amduat
Part of a lecture series “EgittoVeneto”, Department of Humanity Studies, Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia