The Byzness

 

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY
The Byzness, 6th of October, 2013

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1. NEWS & EVENTS

2. CALL FOR PAPERS
3. JOB OPPORTUNITIES
4. SCHOLARSHIPS
 
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1. NEWS & EVENTS
 
Please find here the program for the National Gallery of Art’s program on Byzantine Art over the coming month.
 
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Medieval Georgia: Researching and Preserving the Royal Wall Paintings of Vardzia
 

A lecture by Professor David Park on the collaborative project of the National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia
the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts and The Courtauld generously supported by the Jackson Foundation

 
Wednesday 13 November 2013 at 17:30
 
Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, Courtauld Institute, Strand, London WC2R 0RN
 
Admission is free Please enter from The Strand, for enquiries please contact: sophie.stewart@courtald.ac.uk
 
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12.10.2013 : The Scholar and his Library (Paleologan period).
 
Internationaler Workshop (München Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Institut für Byzantinistik, Byzantinische Kunstgeschichte und Neogräzistik). – http://www.byzantinistik.uni-muenchen.de/aktuelles/veranstaltungen/workshop_paleologan/index.html –http://www.byzantinistik.uni-muenchen.de/aktuelles/veranstaltungen/workshop_paleologan/the_scholar_and_his_library.pdf
 
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Il Centro Interuniversitario di Ricerca di Studi sulla Tradizione, costituito a seguito di una Convenzione sottoscritta fra l’Università degli Studi della Repubblica di San Marino con l’Università degli Studi di Bari “Aldo Moro”, promuove nel pomeriggio di venerdì 18 ottobre 2013 un incontro di studio su La felicità degli antichi e dei moderni. Eudaimonia, resilienza e beni comuni. L’evento avrà luogo presso il Salone degli Affreschi, Palazzo Ateneo, presso l’Università degli Studi di Bari. Per maggiori informazioni: Centro Interuniversitario di Ricerca di Studi sulla Tradizione
 
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2. CALL FOR PAPERS

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture and the Michael G. and Anastasia Cantonis Chair of Byzantine Studies at Hellenic College invite proposals for the 2014 Graduate Student Conference on Byzantine Studies, which will be held at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA on February 27–March 1, 2014. Please see here for more information.

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On May 8-10, 2014 (Thursday till Saturday), the Library of the University of Tartu (Estonia) will host an international conference „Humanist Greek in Early Modern Europe. Learned Communities between Antiquity and Contemporary Culture“ on Humanist Greek. This field of study focuses on texts by academic non-Byzantine writers who from the Renaissance onwards have composed poems and prose in ancient atticising Greek. Please see here for more details.
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3. JOB OPPORTUNITIES
 
The American School of Classical Studies in Athens is pleased to announce the academic programs and fellowships for the 2014-15 academic year at the Gannadius Library. Please see here for more details.
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Princeton University is proud to announce a post-doctoral fellowship for the academic year 2014-15, posting details can be found at:  https://jobs.princeton.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=198467

Almost (100) early-career scholars have been supported by our fellowships since the inception of this program in academic year 1992-93.  The overwhelming majority of our postdoctoral fellows have gone on to successful academic careers around the world. Current and former recipients are listed in: http://www.princeton.edu/hellenic/people/post-doctoral_fellows/

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) will be continuing its cluster search in digital humanities during 2013/14 to further propel its signature program. We seek to hire two tenure-track faculty–one at the rank of assistant professor and the other as a late assistant or an associate professor. Field of expertise is open within the humanities. Preference will be given to candidates engaged in the building of digital projects, archives, editions, models, tools, and other creative scholarly works in the digital medium. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype. Candidates should be accomplished digital humanists able to contribute to a thriving interdisciplinary initiative and to a home department. Candidates must provide evidence of successful teaching and an active research agenda. PhD required by August 2014. The participating departments seek specialists who would contribute to UNL’s research profile and teaching capacity in digital humanities.

Applicants should go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition #F_130176 and click on Apply to this job and complete the form. Applicants should be prepared to attach the following to their online application: a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and a PDF or a link to one representative sample of their digital work. Please do not send paper applications. Review of applications will begin November 4, 2013, and continue until suitable candidates are found.

For further information contact Andrew Jewell, search committee chair, at 402-472-5266 or ajewell2@unl.edu <mailto:ajewell2@unl.edu>.

The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.

Web sites: http://cdrh.unl.edu/,
http://www.unl.edu/

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4. SCHOLARSHIPS

In addition to the Dirk Smilde Fellowship, the Qumran Institute of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies (University of Groningen) is delighted to present the Dirk Smilde Scholarship for excellent PhD students and postdocs in the fields of Hebrew Bible, early Judaism and Dead Sea Scrolls. Please visit here for more details: http://www.rug.nl/research/centre-for-religious-studies/qumran-institute/scholarships

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Please find here documentation relating to applications for a monthly scholarship of the French School of Athens for the 2014 calendar year. The complete application must be received in EfA 15 October 2013. All information on scholarships is also available on the website of the EfA, http://www.efa.gr/Formation/ Scholarships / form_bourses_efa.htm.
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