8th – 22nd July 2017
Supported by the Honor Frost Foundation (www.honorfrostfoundation.org )
Applications open on 1st February 2017 – Applications close on the 28th February 2017.
Open to all (qualifications required below) with applications specifically encouraged from young archaeologists or students of archaeology on Cyprus and from the Eastern Mediterranean Region (including Lebanon, Syria, Israel, Egypt, Turkey) with scholarships (up to 90% of the fees) available to help support their attendance.
The 2017 fieldschool will be held on the Nissia Wreck in 28m of water off the coast of Famagusta Bay. Participants will be able to contribute to genuine research on this important site, which is being studied by the University of Cyprus Maritime Archaeological Research Laboratory.
The 2017 Fieldschool
Minimum diving qualification: PADI Advanced Openwater and “Enriched Air Diver” (or equivalent) with a minimum of 25 dives. The Enriched Air Diver course can be undertaken at the beginning of the fieldschool for about 60 euro). It would be an advantage to hold the PADI “Deep Diver” specialty but this is not required. All divers attending must have DAN insurance in order to participate.
Cost £1,500 (UK Pounds). Cost includes all tuition, certification, all internal travel, accommodation, food, diving air, cylinder hire, and excursions. Price does not include travel to Cyprus or any additional equipment hire.
Students who are awarded scholarships will be expected to pay £200.00 to attend the fieldschool.
Students who are not awarded a scholarship will be expected to pay a deposit of £500.00 (UK Pounds) to secure their place by the 26th March 2017. This will only be refundable if cancellation occurs before the 30th April 2017, but only if the vacant place is taken by another participant. A £50.00 administration charge will be applied to any cancellations.
Final balance payments will be required by the 18th June 2017.
An application form (as a MS Word doc) can be found here.
The deadline for applications is the 28th February 2017.
Completed application forms should be returned via email to Fieldschool Director Mark Beattie-Edwards.
See what happened on the 2015 and 2016 fieldschools on the Facebook page here and you can read the 2016 blog here.
Mediterranean Histories is a 4 weeks intensive summer program focusing on ancient and modern history of Sicily and Italy. It includes two 3 credits courses: Ancient Mediterranean History and Archaeology’ and ‘Italy and Sicily in World War I and World War II’; and 1 credit course: Italian Language and Culture.
The program is structured with an array of on site classes and field studies in the most significant archaeological and historical sites of Siracusa and of Sicily, including the archaeological park and museum of Siracusa, the Valley of Temple in Agrigento, the Roman Villa of Piazza Armerina, the archaeological parks of Morgantina, Selinunte, Segesta, the museum of Allied landing in Catania, plus an historical tour of Palermo and a three days field study in the Aeolian islands, Sicily’s finest for natural and cultural importance.
The program will be located at the Sicily Center for International Education (SCIE), located in the late 18th century Palazzo Borgia del Casale, in the island of Ortigia, the historical center of Siracusa, the most attractive and fascinating city of eastern Sicily (Italy).
The SCIE center, established in 2015, by a team of professionals with a solid and long term experience in the field of the study abroad, offers partnership to American universities and colleges having programs in Sicily in a vast range of fields, from classics and archaeology, from modern and contemporary history to environmental sciences, from creative writing to theater studies, from Italian language and literature to food sciences. The SCIE center already currently manages semester and summer programs for Morningside College (Iowa), University of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), Ohio University (Ohio), Arcadia University (Pennsylvania), Portland State University (Oregon), Rosemont College (Pennsylvania), University of Texas at Austin (Texas), LaTrobe University (Australia).
SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY SUMMER ARCHAEOLOGY PROGRAM
Apply by February 15, 2017.
Program dates: May 22 – June 16, 2017.
Course Offered: SOA/CHP 390 : Field School in Historical Archaeology (3 or 6 credits)
Dr. Jon Bernard Marcoux
All course fulfillments are subject to approval by an advisor.
- Receive training in archaeological excavation techniques while working at a major 18th century plantation site.
- Learn about the early history of European settlers, Native Americans, and enslaved Africans in New England.
- Explore the unique historical and cultural landscape of South County and Newport, Rhode Island.
- Open to all students
- Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA
- Availability of academic credits to fulfill degree requirements
- Good disciplinary, financial and academic standing at the time of program departure.
- Participation in mandatory pre-departure orientation sessions
Program Fee with housing: $2695 (3 credit) $3950 (6 credits)
Included in this fee:
3-6 credits Salve Regina University tuition
Ground transportation as needed by group itinerary
Three group meals
Official excursions and entrance fees
Housing and Accommodations at Salve Regina University in double occupancy rooms with a shared kitchen
*The fee for students who do not require accommodations can be ad-justed, amount TBD.
Not Included in this fee:
- Transportation to and from Rhode Island
- Most meals
- Personal Expenses (recreation, tips, laundry, snacks, etc.)
- Personal transportation in free time/vacations
*Note: No flights should be booked until programs are confirmed and meeting times and locations are officially communicated to partici-pants.
$1200 Deposit due by Friday, March 4, 2017. Your deposit holds your space in the program. Please be aware that there is a withdrawal and refund policy outlined in your Participation Agreement. Final Pay-ment due by Sunday, May 1, 2017. The Business Office will generate an invoice for the remainder of the program fee in April.
Consult with your Financial Aid Counselor. Generally, only parent plus loans are applicable to short-term study abroad programs.
Salve Regina study abroad scholarships are reserved for full-time se-mester and year-long programs. Research your non-Salve Regina scholarship options at: www.salve.edu/study-abroad/study-abroad-scholarships
How to Apply
Complete online application and submit all required supplemental materials to the Office of International Programs by the application deadline. Detailed application instructions available at: salve.edu/study-abroad/short-term-programs
Questions? email Dr. Marcoux ([email protected])
Office of International Programs, Salve Regina University Drexel Hall | 100 Ochre Point Avenue | Newport, RI 02840