Alessandro BausiAlessandro Bausi (born 1963) is an Italian philologist working on Ethiopic texts and manuscripts. Bausi earned his PhD in 1992 from University of Naples "L'Orientale". Formerly Assistant (1995) and Associate Professor (2002) of Ethiopic Language and Literature at the University of Naples "L'Orientale", since 2009 he is Professor for Ethiopian Studies at the Asien-Afrika-Institut and Director of the Hiob Ludolf Centre at Universität Hamburg. He is considered as one of the leading scholars in his field, and is the editor of the journal ''Aethiopica: International Journal of Ethiopian and Eritrean Studies'' and of the series ''Aethiopistische Forschungen''.
He has edited a number of works including the ''Encyclopaedia Aethiopica'' (2010–2014) and is Chair of the Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies networking programme (funded by the European Science Foundation 2009–2014), he has headed the European Research Council Advanced Grant Project "TraCES: From Translation to Creation: Changes in Ethiopic Style and Lexicon from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages" (2014–2019) and the long-term project of the Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Hamburg "Die Schriftkultur des christlichen Äthiopiens und Eritreas: Eine multimediale Forschungsumgebung" (2016–2040). He is a member of the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures at the University of Hamburg and consultant for Ethiopic and Ethiopian studies for several series and journals. He has extensively published on Ethiopian and manuscript studies. Provided by Wikipedia