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Professional Activities and Awards


2024 Jeton de Vermeil by the Société française de numismatique
2018 Award of IAS International Visiting Fellowship
2016 Global Contribution Award by the University of Warwick
2014 Henry Grunthal lecture and medal by the New York Numismatic Club
2014 Academia dei Lincei, Palazzo Corsini, Rome: Celebration & Festive presentation of the Monte Iato coin find monograph by Dr E.A. Arslan
2013 Festschrift La Numismatique pour Passion. Études d'histoire monétaire offertes à Suzanne Frey-Kupper
2008 Prix de la Faculté des lettres by the University of Lausanne

Invited visiting periods

2017 Visiting Professor at the Università di Padova, Dipartimento dei Beni Culturali: Archeologia, Storia dell'Arte, del Cinema e della Musica
2016 Guest Scholar at the Institut für Numismatik und Geldgeschichte of the University of Vienna
2014 Visiting Professor at the American Numismatic Society, New York

Advisory boards

2021- American Numismatic Journal (New York)
2018- Comitato scientifico of the periodical Dialoghi di Numismatica (Rome)
2017-2021 Advisory Board of the Institute of Ancient Culture of The Austrian Academy of Sciences, Deputy chair
2017- Conseil scientifique of The Association Pro Aventico
2015 Board for assessment of grant applications to the Austrian Academy
2014 Council member of the Royal Numismatic Society
2013- Corresponding member of the Oxford Centre for Phoenician and Punic Studies
2012- Scientific Committee of the Istituto Italiano di Numismatica: Annali dell'Istituto Italiano di Numismatica (Rome)
2012- Advisory board of Byrsa. Rivista semestrale di arte, cultura e archeologia del Mediterraneo punico (Bologna)
2011- Member of the Advisory board of the Journal of Archaeological Numismatics (Brussels)
2010- Board for assessment of grant applications to the Austrian National Fund
2010- Member of the Advisory board of the series Carthage Studies (Ghent, Belgium)
2009- Member of the Advisory board of the Numismatische Zeitschrift (Vienna, Austria)
2009-2019 Co-editor of the Swiss Numismatic Review
2009-2019 Committee Member of the Swiss Numismatic Society
2008 Entrusted by the International Numismatic Commission with the section on Sicily, in the Survey of Numismatic Research
2004-2009 SAF-Delegate of NIKE (Nationale Informationsstelle für Kulturgüter-Erhaltung, Berne)
1985- Swiss Working Group on Coin Finds: Chair of the founding Committee; Committee Member, later Member of the Computer Committee and Chair