DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17192/meta.2014.3.2421

Markus Hilgert is the current Director of the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz. From 2007 until early 2014, Hilgert held a chair for Cuneiform Studies at Heidelberg University. He is the President of the Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft and the founding director of the “Heidelberg Center for Cultural Heritage,” an interdisciplinary expert network for cultural heritage research established at Heidelberg University in 2013.
email: m.hilgert@smb.spk-berlin.de