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OXFORD UNIVERSITY BYZANTINE SOCIETY
The Byzness, 22nd February 2015
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1. NEWS & EVENTS
2. JOB & SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
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- NEWS & EVENTS
RCAC Summer Programmes
Cappadocia in Context
The summer program “Cappadocia in Context” is open to graduate students in all areas of Byzantine Studies from all countries. The 2015 program will be held 11-26 June. Scholarship assistance is available for qualified students. For more details and applications, see: https://rcac.ku.edu.tr/en/cappadocia
Istanbul through the Ages
The summer program “Istanbul through the Ages” is open to graduate students from all countries. The 2015 program will be held 29 June-21 July. Scholarship assistance is available for qualified students. For more details and applications, see: http://rcac.ku.edu.tr/en/istanbul
Event at the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King’s College, London
Plutarch’s revival in late Byzantium: self-identity & model in Theodore Metochites’ Essay 71 of the Semeioseis gnomikai
Council Room (K2.29), King’s Building, Strand Campus
Sophia Xenophontos (University of Glasgow) will discuss how Metochites’ pointed representation of Plutarch fits into the ideological constraints of contemporary Constantinople. Part of the Late Antique & Byzantine seminar series.
Oxford University Greek Society: Talks & Seminars
Byron’s Greece (1809-1824)
Roderick Beaton, Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature, and Director of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, at King’s College London
Room 2, Taylor Institute Library
Law, Custom and Ritual in the Medieval Mediterranean, Lincoln UK, July 2015
4th International SMM Conference
‘Law, Custom and Ritual in the Medieval Mediterranean’
13th-15th July 2015
is now open:
The preliminary programme is now also live. Full details can be found via the website:http://www.societymedievalmediterranean.com/conference-2015.php
Please note that *Early Bird bookings are available until 16th March 2015.
- JOB & SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Post-doctoral fellow in Classics at Florida State University
The College of Arts and Sciences at Florida State University has inaugurated a Post-Doctoral Fellows program in the Humanities, and the Department of Classics has been awarded one of the first such Fellow positions. This position is a two-year appointment to begin August 2015, of nine months for each of the two academic years, non-renewable. In addition to engagement with the undergraduate and graduate students and participation in the research program of the Department, the duties of the position shall include a teaching load of 2 courses each term, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The salary is set at $40,000 per annum; if eligible under ACA requirements, health insurance benefits are available. This position is open only to those who have received the Ph.D. after January 1, 2011; the Ph.D.must be in hand by July 1, 2015 (this is a requirement of the University and is not negotiable).
We seek an individual whose innovative research in Classics emphasizes combinations of the existing strengths of the Department, such as material culture and its social context; history and its records; the intersection of religion and politics; and political economy. The period of specialization is open, including Late Antiquity.
Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, and writing sample (a dissertation chapter or an article) and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the Department. Electronic applications and letters of recommendation may be submitted to the Department at Classics-Search@fsu.edu. All materials should be received by March 23, 2015. Please address questions about this position to Professor Daniel J. Pullen, Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/ Access/ Affirmative Action/ Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer:http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.p
Postdoc in Mediterranean Studies at University of California at Santa Cruz
Please find the details here.
Post Doctoral Fellowship/s in Byzantine Studies, Koc University
I would like to bring to your attention a new post doctoral fellowship in Late Antique and Byzantine studies at Koc University. The application deadline is, March 1, 2015.
Below is the announcement:
Please, do encourage prospective applicants with research interests in various aspects of Byzantine archaeology, including field work to apply.
Thank you for disseminating the announcement to interested ones.
All the best from Istanbul,
Asst. Prof. Alessandra Ricci
Department of Archaeology & History of Art
Koç University – Rumeli Feneri Yolu – Istanbul – Sariyer