1.“Classifiers and Classification in Ancient Egypt”, sponsored by the Niedersächsisches Vorab der Volkswagen Stiftung 1997-1999. Seminar für Ägyptologie und Koptologie, the University of Göttingen and the Department of Egyptology

Publications of research project No.1:.

Goldwasser, Orly (with Matthias Müller), 1999. “The determinative system as a mirror of world organization,”     in: Göttinger Miszellen 170: 49-68

Kammerzell, Frank. 1999. “Klassifikatoren und Kategorienbildung in der ägyptischen Hieroglyphenschrift,” in: Spektrum – Informationen aus Forchung und Lehre, 3/99: 29-34

Wawrzyniec Smoczynski, 1999. ”Seeking structure in the lexicon  On some cognitive-functional aspects of determinative assignment”, in: Lingua Aegyptia 6: 153-162

Shalomi-Hen, Rachel. 2000. Classifying the divine: determinatives and categorization in CT 335 and BD 17 Classification and categorization in Ancient Egypt. 38 Vol.2. Wiesbaden. Harrassowitz.

David, Arlette. 2001. De l’infériorité a la perturbation. L’oiseau du “mal” et la catégorisation en Egypte ancienne. Classification and categorization in Anciet Egypt. 38 Vol.1, Wiesbaden. Harrassowitz

2. “Typology and Usage of Egyptian Writing” sponsored by Fritz Thyssen Stiftung 2000-2002. Seminar für Ägyptologie und Koptologie, the University of Göttingen and Division of Egyptology - Ancient Near East, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Publications of research project No.2

Goldwasser, O. 2002. Lovers, Prophets and Giraffes - Wor[l]d Classification in Ancient Egypt. Classification and categorization in Anciet Egypt. 38 Vol.3, Wiesbaden. Harrassowitz

3. “Kulturkontakt und Innovation” sponsored by the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affaires. 2000-2003. Institut für Ägyptologie der Universität Wien and Division of Egyptology - Ancient Near East, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Publications of research project No.3

The Challenge of the Hyksos – Cultural Interference in NewKingdom Egypt (Untersuchungen der Zweigstelle Kairo des Österreichischen Archäologischen Institutes, hgb. Von M. Bietak, Denkschriften der Gesamtakademie der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften), Wien (submitted for printing).

4. “Ancient Egyptian Classifiers in a Diachronic Perspective” sponsored by GIF (German Israeli Foundation). 2008-2011. Humboldt University Berlin - Ancient Near East, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Representative of Israel in the International Association for Semiotic Studies.

Reviewer: School of Advanced Studies, Princeton.