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DR. RUTH JACKSON-TAL

CURRICULUM VITAE

PERSONAL DETAILS

Date and place of birth: Tel Aviv, Israel, 3.12.1972

ADDRESS

Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus, 91905, Israel
Telephone (at home): 972-3-6040284
Mobile: 972-54-8088570
E-mail address: rutheve.jackson-tal@mail.huji.ac.il

ACADEMIC STUDIES

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Humanities
B.A.: 1993-1996, in Archaeology and Jewish History
M.A.:1996-2000, in Archaeology; thesis entitled: The Hellenistic Glass Finds in the Land of Israel in Light of Excavations at Marisa and Dor; under the supervision of Professor Dan Barag
Ph.D.:2004-2010, in Archaeology; dissertation entitled: Early Roman Glass Vessels from Dated Contexts in Palestine: From Pompey to Hadrian (63 B.C.E. - 137 C.E.); under the supervision of Professor Dan Barag

PROFESSIONAL OCUUPATION

2002-: Independent Researcher, projects include publishing glass, faience, stone and metal small finds from various excavations throughout Israel (Herodium, Jericho, 'En Gedi, Jerusalem-City of David, Ramat-Rachel, Kh. Rimon, Mezad, H. Etri, Ramla, Zikhrin, Yavne-Yam, Jaffa, Apollonia, Ramat HaNadiv, Sepphoris, Gamla, etc.)
1996-2001: Glass Researcher in the Glass Department of the Israel Antiquities Authority

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2010/2011- Treasures of ancient glass through the ages-the transition from luxury to daily ware.
Bible, Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies, Ben Gurion University in the Negev;
Ancient glass B, from the Early Roman to the Islamic periods. The Institute of Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2009/2010- Greece in Palestine-the historical sources and archaeological finds. Bible, Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies, Ben Gurion University in the Negev;
Ancient glass A, from the Late Bronze to the Early Roman periods. The Institute of Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2007/2008 Treasures of ancient glass through the ages-the transition from luxury to daily ware.
Bible, Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies, Ben Gurion University in the Negev.

SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS AND GRANTS

2011: Short-term research grant on behalf of the Minerva Stiftung. Study visit at the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut in Berlin, Germany during July-August.
2006-2007: Living scholarship on behalf of the Faculty of Humanities of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2006: Traveling scholarship on behalf of the Faculty of Humanities of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2004: A Abraham and Rachel Negev award and scholarship for advanced studies on behalf of the Institute of Archaeology of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2002: Rakow Grant on behalf of the Corning Museum of Glass, New York
1998-1999: Carasso award and scholarship for advanced studies on behalf of the Institute of Archaeology of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1997-1998: Scholarship for advanced studies on behalf of the Institute of Archaeology of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Paris 2007: Institut Catholique, Paris; "VIIe colloque international, La Transeuphratene a l'epoque perse: frontieres et courants d'echanges culturels". Paper given - glass trade in the Persian period - the evidence from Palestine.
Brussels 2006: Conference of the Association for the History of Glass. Paper given - Early Roman glass in context: Gamla (Gamala) destruction of 67 CE.
London 2003: Conference of the Association for the History of Glass. Paper given - A preliminary survey of the Late Hellenistic glass from Maresha (Marisa), Israel.