BAF-Online is the publication platform of the Berner Altorientalisches Forum (BAF). It makes available to the public within the shortest possible delays vidcasts of the talks that have been held at the BAF. The vidcasts published at BAF Online have been peer-reviewed by members of the BAF scientific committee and are quotable. The aim of BAF-Online is to facilitate the dissemination and publication of ideas prior to final results.

The Berner Altorientalisches Forum (BAF) is an annual international meeting designed to bring together researchers of the Ancient Near East specialising in different areas and disciplines. There is no theme. Participants are encouraged to communicate their ideas as concisely as possible. Talks last no more than 10 minutes and are vidcasted.


Dr des. Hannah Mönninghoff, Universität Bern
Dr Johanna Tudeau, Universität Bern

Scientific committee

Prof. Em. Pascal Attinger, Universität Bern
Prof. Susanne Bickel, Universität Basel 
Dr des. Max Gander, Universität Zürich 
Florian Lippke, Université de Fribourg 
Josy Luginbühl, Universität Bern 
Dr Patrick Michel, Université de Genève
Dr des. Hannah Mönninghoff, Universität Bern 
Prof. Mirko Novák, Universität Bern 
Prof. Vincent Serneels, Université de Fribourg
Dr des. Alexander Sollee, Universität Bern
Dr Johanna Tudeau, Universität Bern