Institution: Cluster Past in the present
Takes part in the project: Le Luristan du passé au présent. Sur la Route de la Soie : des producteurs des bronzes du Luristan aux tribus nomades d'aujourd'hui
Zahra Hashemi, born in 1987 in Iran and lives in France since 2007. Graduated in 2018 with a PhD in oriental archaeology from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, her main scientific interests are related to the Iron Age in the Zagros region. Member of several international teams, she participates in various archaeological missions in the region. Attached as associate researcher to the VEPMO team of ArScAn laboratory, between 2018 and 2020, she was grantee of Shelby White Leon Levy Foundation for the publication of the archaeological excavation's results of the site of Sangtarashan in Luristan (western Iran). Currently employed as researcher by LABEX (Past into Present) she is focusing on the enigmas of the Luristan Bronzes within the LurPaP project (Luristan from the Past to the Present) to clarify the origin of these mysterious artefacts.