Nurgül Çelebi

She was born in 1985 in Istanbul. She completed her Bachelor’s degree at Marmara University, Faculty of Science and Literature. She received her master’s degree from the Syriac Language and Culture Department at Mardin Artuklu University with the thesis titled Sun and Moon Symbolism in Syriac Tradition. She completed her PhD education in the History of Religions at Ankara University with her thesis on Sin-Shamash Duality and Its Reflection on Religions. As part of the Erasmus exchange program, she spent an academic year at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster between 2019-2020. She studied Hebrew Bible at the Evangelical Theology Department. She did her internships at London SOAS (2016) and Berlin Freie Universität (2021). She is continuing her second PhD in the History of Assyrian program at ELTE University in Budapest. She works on Mesopotamian beliefs and mythologies and published papers on these subjects. In addition to academic studies, three of her novels have been published and she took part in five anthologies with her stories.