COTSEN TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP FOR RESEARCH IN GREECE: Short-term travel-to collections award of $2,000 for senior scholars and graduate students for projects and research at the Gennadius Library. Open to all nationalities. At least one month of residency required. DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2011.
Link to bulletin:http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/pdf/uploads/cotsentravelgrant.pdf
THE M. ALISON FRANTZ FELLOWSHIP: Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D.’s from colleges or universities in the U.S. or Canada for work in the Gennadius Library for full academic year. Stipend of $11,500 plus room, board, and waiver of School fees. DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2011.
Link to bulletin:http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/pdf/uploads/frantzbulletin.pdf
THE GEORGE PAPAIOANNOU FELLOWSHIP: Ph.D. candidates or recent Ph.D.’s writing on the Greek Civil War. Fellows are required to make use of and refer to the George Papaioannou Papers housed at the Archives of the Gennadius Library. Open to all nationalities. Stipend of €1,000. DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2011.
Link to bulletin:http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/pdf/uploads/Papaioannou_bulletin.pdf
NEH FELLOWSHIPS: Two awards for postdoctoral scholars and professionals in the humanities. U.S. citizens or foreign nationals being U.S. residents for three years before application deadline. Applicants must hold their Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree. Maximum stipend of $25,200 for six months for period from January 1 to June 30, 2012. DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2010.
Link to bulletin:http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/pdf/uploads/neh_bulletin.pdf
The 27th annual Boston University Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art and Architecture invites submissions that explore all things gold. This Symposium will consider the use, over-use and re-use of gold both from a material and a symbolic viewpoint.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to the following: gold in religious art and architecture; mythology; funerary art; metalwork such as jewelry, filigree, and repoussé; numismatics; archeology; gold as it pertains to trade and the economy; images of the Gold Rush and other exploration fueled by gold; thievery and obsession with gold as well as Fool’s Gold and gold diggers; treasure hunts and shipwrecks; representations and examples of the Golden Standard, Golden Mean, and Golden Ratio; Golden Ages such as the Dutch Golden Age or the Gilded Age of America; trophies and awards; gold’s decorative applications such as mosaics, gold leaf, enamel, and manuscript illumination; alchemy; gold in High and Low culture; the industrial and technological applications of gold; and the real and imagined value of gold especially as it contributes to the preservation or destruction of art.
We welcome submissions from graduate students at all stages of their studies, working in any discipline. Please email your CV and a one-page abstract to Lana Sloutsky, Symposium Coordinator, at email@example.com by December 1, 2010. We will notify selected speakers by January 1, 2010.
by David S. Neal
The Canopy of Heaven. The Ciborium in the Church of St Mamas, Morphou, Cyprus
edited by Michael Jones and Angela Milward Jones
are being offered for free [postage extra] by Moufflon Bookshop, Nicosia. See attached document for details.leaflet for SAVE Project two books
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