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Viola Allegranzi


Academic Profile

I got my MA degree in “Oriental languages and civilisations” at the University of Naples “L’Orientale” in 2011. In 2012 I obtained a doctoral contract at the University la Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 (UMR Mondes iranien et indien) with the joint-supervision of the University of Naples “L’Orientale”. My PhD researches focus on the study of the Persian inscription of the royal palace of Ghazni, Afghanistan.

Sample Publications

- “The Persian inscription in the royal palace: on the trail of an history of the Ghaznavid dinasty”, in M. Bernardini and R. Giunta (ed.) New Data for the History of Ghazni in Afghanistan, Brepols, Turnhout (in progress); - Critical review: C. E. Bosworth, The Ornament of Histories : A History of the Eastern Islamic Lands, 2011. In Bulletin critique des Annales islamologiques, IFAO, Paris (in press); - Entry for a marble slab (epigraphic comment), the Unesco Virtual Museum for Ghazni, (in press).

Current Position

PhD student, Université La Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3