Adam Anderson was named one of eight 2014 Horizon Scholars. Adam will present his research project The Old Assyrian Social Network: an analysis based on the texts from Kültepe (Kanesh), Turkey, at a symposium in Sanders Theater on April 22. He and his fellow scholars were selected by the Harvard Horizons initiative as representatives of the high aspirations and the extraordinary achievements of Harvard University’s PhD programs. Congratulations Adam!
Adam also presented a paper at the Digital Humanities conference in 2013, entitled “Inferring Social Rank in an Old Assyrian Trade Network,” and can be found online at: http://arxiv.org/abs/1303.2873 and http://dh2013.unl.edu/abstracts/ab-249.html. The paper was awarded a bursary from the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations (ADHO) for new contributions to scholarship in the digital humanities and the application of information technology in humanities research.