Funding opportunity: International Catacomb Society’s Shohet Scholars Program-Deadline 1/15/2017

2017-2018 Shohet Scholars Grant Program

The International Catacomb Society’s Shohet Scholars Program desires to support scholars of demonstrated promise and ability who are judged capable of producing significant, original research in the fields of archeology, art history, classical studies, history, comparative religions, or related subjects. The work need not focus explicitly on the Roman catacombs, but it should be within the sphere of the Mediterranean world from the late Hellenistic Period to the end of the Roman Empire. Of special interest are interdisciplinary projects that approach traditional topics from new perspectives.

One or more Shohet Scholars will be selected each year and supported for a period of one year.  Grants may be made to seed innovative approaches and new ideas or to cover specific expenses or phases of a larger project under the direction of the applicant. At this time, awards in the range of $2,000 to $30,000 will be made.

Scholars of all institutional affiliations and independent scholars may apply for Shohet Scholar funding if they are current individual or institutional members of the ICS at the time of the application submission deadline and in possession of a doctoral degree or the equivalent. Preference will be given to applicants in the early postdoctoral or launching stage of their careers (i.e., persons awarded the doctorate within six years prior to the application deadline). Non-U.S. citizens may apply if a co-applicant is a legal resident or native or naturalized citizen of the U.S.A., meets all eligibility requirements, and has a genuinely collaborative leadership role in the proposal.

Deadline to apply for 2017-2018 is January 15, 2017.

Please visit www.catacombsociety.org to learn more about the suitability of proposed projects, the application procedures, and other matters related to the Shohet Scholars Program.

Sincerely,

Jessica Dello Russo
Executive Director

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Fieldwork Opportunity: Sanisera Archaeology Institute Field Schools

2017 Courses

Hello Everyone,

We are proud to inform that our offer for 2017 is ready! We would like to get everyone involved in our archaeology adventures, for that reason we offer you more than 20 international programs focusing on archaeology, anthropology, GIS, underwater archaeology, archaeological techniques of drawing, photography and digital illustration, conservation, art, museums and archaeological film (http://archaeology.institute/sanisera-archaeology-institute-courses.asp ).

Don´t miss our new courses in digital ilustration, drawing and photography that will make you a valuable asset for any project that you part take in.

http://archaeology.institute/sanisera -archaeology-institute-courses-laboratory-category.asp

We love challenges at Sanisera so this year we will be also flying to Berlin to unlock the secrets of Nefertiti and Babylon.

http://archaeology.institute/044-discover-the-museums-in-berlin-and-dig-in-the-roman-city-of-sanisera.asp

And don´t worry about your credits we will work with your university in order to get them for you!

Don’t hesitate to apply as soon as posible by clicking on the link below as the spaces are limited:

http://archaeology.institute/sanisera-archaeology-institute-application-form.asp:

Please contact us for any inquiries of questions that you may have.

 

Kind regards,

 

Fernando Contreras
Director of the Institution
Sanisera Archaeology Institute
for International Field Schools

Webpage: http://archaeology.institute
Email: sanisera@arrakis.es
Phone: +1 347 8710963
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanisera

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Fellowship: ARIT Summer Fellowships for Intensive Advanced Turkish Language

ARIT Summer Fellowships for Intensive Advanced Turkish Language at Bogazici University, Istanbul, summer 2017.  The program supports intensive study of advanced Turkish language at Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey, including air fare, tuition, and stipend.  The application deadline is February 5.  [Pending funding]

For further information please see the ARIT webpage at http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ARIT/FellowshipPrograms.html