From January 5-16, 2015, with the kind collaboration of the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (Vatican Library, BAV), the American Academy in Rome will offer its first Winter School in Greek Paleography and Codicology. The two curators of Greek manuscripts at the BAV, Dr Timothy Janz and Dr András Németh, will teach the courses and supervise manuscript research. The two-week course will introduce participants to various aspects of manuscript studies and offer an interactive dialogue between theory and practice.
Washington University in St. Louis is now accepting applications for a new PhD program in Classical Studies. Building on unique strengths and resources within and beyond the Department of Classics, the program will offer special tracks in ancient performance, Greek and Roman music, ancient history, and ancient philosophy. The department’s terminal MA program will continue.
PhD students receive full tuition remission and a sizable stipend. More information is available on the department’s web site (http://classics.artsci.wustl.edu/graduate), and potential applicants can also contact Cathy Keane, Director of Graduate Studies (email@example.com).
The University of Cologne (Germany’s largest university with more than 50,000 students) is offering
Applications are now being accepted for PhD students in Analysis and Management of Cultural Heritage for the 2014/15 PhD program at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca (www.imtlucca.it). The three year doctoral program is articulated in curricula. The 8 curricula currently offered are field-specific, although in many instances they share a common scientific background. The Analysis and Management of Cultural Heritage curriculum proposes courses in Management of Cultural Heritage and Cultural Institutions, European and International Legislation on Cultural Heritage and Art History/Museology. Among the multidisciplinary research units at IMT, the research unit LYNX (Center for the Interdisciplinary Analysis of Images, http://lynx.imtlucca.it/) will be the primary contributor to the curriculum.
The Department of Classics at the University of Reading (UK) has recently launched a new interdisciplinary MA course in ‘Ancient Maritime Trade and Navigation’ in collaboration with Ca’ Foscari University in Italy. This unique MA focuses on the history of maritime trade, shipbuilding, and navigation techniques in the Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean, and the archaeology of port infrastructures, ships, and trade goods.
The Department of Classical Studies at the College of William and Mary is currently accepting applications for its first incoming class of students interested in pursuing a Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Classical Studies. This is a flexible program of study for students who have an undergraduate degree and who wish to pursue an intensive course of study in the Classical languages in preparation for graduate studies, teaching, or personal enrichment. Students in the program take specific courses in Latin, Greek, and classical civilization appropriate to their level of preparation. This program is especially designed for students who wish to:
The Academy /Vivarium Novum /is offering ten full tuition scholarships for high school students of the European Union (16-18 years old) and ten full tuition scholarships for University students (18-24 years old) of any part of the world. The scholarships will cover all of the costs of room, board, teaching and didactic materials for courses to be held *from October 7, 2013 until June 14, 2014* on the grounds of the Academy’s campus at Rome.
Application letters must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 15 in order to receive consideration.
A good knowledge of the fundamental of Latin and Greek is required.
The courses will be as follows:
The Departments of Classical Studies and Philosophy at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada, are pleased to announce a new two-year M.A. in Ancient Philosophy, now accepting applications for September 2013. This program is aimed primarily at undergraduate students interested in pursuing ancient philosophy at the doctoral level. Western has one of the largest concentrations of faculty in the field, including five specialists in ancient philosophy and an additional four core members with areas of research related to Greek and Roman language and history. This interdisciplinary program is the only M.A. program of its kind in North America and only one of a handful of similar programs in the world.
IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca (www.imtlucca.it) is accepting applications, from extremely motivated students oriented towards dynamic and highly applicative research opportunities, for fully-funded Ph.D. positions in its 2013 Doctoral Research Program within the “Management and Development of Cultural Heritage” track.
The track in Management and Development of Cultural Heritage, in close collaboration with the LYNX - Center for the interdisciplinary Analysis of Images Research Unit (http://lynx.imtlucca.it/), aims at providing prospective professionals operating in the field of management of culture and cultural heritage with specific know-hows. It also promotes research offering the students a lively contact with different research approaches and methodologies applied in the research fields related to cultural heritage and art history.
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