Byzness 24/09/17

The Byzness, 24 September 2017
The Changing Face of Evil, 17-18 March 2018, Lisbon, Portugal
Deadline: 20 October 2017
Information here. 

Non-Stipendiary Postdoctoral Associate, St Cross College Oxford

Deadline: 28 September 2017

St Cross College invites applications for five non-stipendiary Postdoctoral Associateships in the Humanities tenable for one year from 1 October 2017 with the possibility of renewal for up to two further years dependent on continued postdoctoral post funding at Oxford. The Associateships are non-stipendiary but will carry common table rights for two days a week and are open to men and women in any Humanities academic discipline who do not have a current affiliation with any Oxford college, who have already completed their doctorate and who are in a funded postdoctoral post at the University of Oxford of at least one year’s duration from October 2017. Successful candidates will normally be within six years of having completed the requirements for their doctorate and not be in a tenured post, and will be selected with reference to their ability and willingness to contribute to the intellectual, educational, sporting and social life of the college. This should be outlined in a covering letter providing the reasons for desiring a College membership and the ways in which the applicant will contribute to College life alongside their research.

Applicants should also submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research plans accessible to non-specialists and should ask two referees to write on their behalf to the College. Also required as part of the application is a signed statement from an appropriate officer of the Oxford Faculty in which the applicant is working that it will provide the necessary support in terms of space and resources if the candidate is elected as a Postdoctoral Associate.

Applications (and letters from referees) should be sent to Lesley Sanderson, Master’s PA ( by no later than 9 am on Thursday 28th September 2017.


4 positions (3 PhDs, 1 Postdoc) in the NWO VICI-Project Citizenship Discourses in the Early Middle Ages (400-1100), Utrecht University

Deadline: 12 October 2017

The VICI-project Citizenship discourses in the early Middle Ages, 400-1100 searches for three PhDs and one Postdoc.

The project is based at Utrecht University, Faculty of Humanities, and runs from 2017-2022 (

Starting date: 1 March 2018

Deadline for application: 12 October 2017

Direct link: 4 positions (3 PhDs, 1 Postdoc) in the NWO VICI Project Citizenship Discourses in the Early Middle Ages (400-1100)

Interested parties seeking further details may contact Dr Els Rose directly, in addition to the info provided in the ad and through the weblink.

Research Fellowships, The International Society for the History of Rhetoric
Deadline: 25 October 2017
Information here.
Research Fellowships, The American Researc


 Institute in Turkey

Deadline: 1 November 2017

The American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) is pleased to announce 2018-2019 fellowship programs for students and scholars based in the U.S. and Canada:
ARIT / National Endowment for the Humanities Advanced Fellowships for Research in Turkey cover all fields of the humanities, including prehistory, history, art, archaeology, literature, and linguistics as well as interdisciplinary aspects of cultural history for applicants who have completed their academic training.  The fellowships may be held for terms ranging from four months to a full year.  Stipend per month is $4,200.
ARIT Fellowships for Research in Turkey are offered for research in ancient, medieval, or modern times, in any field of the humanities and social sciences.  Post-doctoral and advanced doctoral fellowships may be held for various terms, for terms from one month up to one academic year.  Stipends range from $2,500 to $15,500.
Applications for ARIT fellowships must be submitted to ARIT by November 1, 2017.  The fellowship committee will notify applicants by late January, 2018.
For further information please see the ARIT webpage at

Adele Curness
DPhil Candidate, Late Antique and Byzantine Studies
President, Oxford University Byzantine Society
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