Mihaela Timuş

received her PhD in Paris, École Pratique des Hautes Études, section des sciences religieuses, chaire “Le monde iranien ancien” (2009). Co-founder of the Institute for the History of Religions (2008-) of the Romanian Academy (http://www.ihr-acad.ro). Associated researcher to Collège de France (2013-2015). Alexander von Humboldt Fellow (2017-2018) affiliated to the Institut für Iranistik, Freie Universität and Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Publications officer of the European Association for the Study of Religion (2013-2016). Member of the board of the Societas Iranologica Europaea (2019-) and of the editorial board of Ancient Iran Series, Brill (2020-). Main fields of investigation: Zoroastrian religious concepts / system of thinking, Middle Persian and Middle Iranian language(s) and literature(s), history of Iranian studies, history of the history of religions.

Last book published: Quand les dualistes polémiquaient : Zoroastriens et Manichéens. Actes du colloque international, 12-13 juin 2015, Collège de France [coll. Orient et Méditerranée vol. 34], Leuven, Éditions Peeters, 2020 (co-edited with Flavia Ruani). In preparation: Zoroastrian Patterns of Reasoning