Fellowships: ACOR Academic Fellowships 2018-2019


ACOR Fellowship Opportunities for the 2018–2019 academic year are now online and the application portal is open. ACOR promotes study, teaching, and increased knowledge of ancient and Middle Eastern studies with Jordan as a focus.

We encourage you to share these opportunities widely with your networks. Complete information about all the ACOR Fellowships is online at https://www.acorjordan.org/about-acor-fellowships/.

ACOR is offering in this cycle:

  • 2 – 3 residential fellowships for post-doctoral researchers for research or work leading to an academic publication
  • 2 – 4 residential fellowships for pre-doctoral graduate students to fund dissertation research in Jordan
  • 8 awards variously for travel, research, or accommodation for American and international students participating in ASOR affiliated archaeological projects in Jordan
  • 7 awards for Jordanian undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies in the sphere of cultural heritage and archaeology
  • 2 awards for a Jordanian scholar or working professional to travel to the USA and present a paper at the the annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research which will be held in Denver, Colorado in November, 2018 .
  • 1 award for ACOR alumni of any nationality to present a paper in the USA at the annual Middle East Studies Association conference which will be held in San Antonio, Texas in November 15–18, 2018.

The deadline for applications is February 1, 2018 and awards will be announced by mid-April 2018.

You may also like to :
Download a flyer about the ACOR 2018–2019 Fellowships.
Read about recent ACOR Fellows and their research.

Image above: Balloons over Wadi Rum, Jordan. Photo by Jane Taylor.


Volume 8, Spring 2018

Chronika is an interdisciplinary, open access journal for graduate students studying the art and archaeology of the Mediterranean world. Chronika, like its parent organization the Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology (www.iema.buffalo.edu), encourages interdisciplinary dialogues and innovative approaches to the study of the past.

Call for Submissions
Chronika welcomes submissions from graduate students that address topics relevant to European and Mediterranean archaeology. Articles must be 3,000 to 4,000 words in length, should detail research at or above the Masters level, and may include up to ten images. To have your article considered for this year’s publication, please submit a 100 to 200 word abstract to [email protected] by Friday, October 27, 2017. You will be notified if your article is selected by October 27. The publication schedule will proceed as follows:

December 15 – First draft of full article is due.
January 5 – Article is returned to author with comments.
February 16 – Revised article is due.
April 6 – Chronika launches in print and online.
A hard copy is mailed to each author shortly after this time.

Thank you for your interest in Chronika, and we look forward to receiving your submission. Please direct any inquiries to [email protected].

Heather Rosch
Editor in Chief

Please visit Chronika on the web at www.chronikajournal.com

Fieldwork: Sanisera Archaeology Institute

Sanisera Archaeology InstituteHello Everyone,

We are proud to inform that our offer for 2018 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.

We love challenges at Sanisera so this year we have new underwater courses and we will be diving even deeper to make new and amazing discoveries!

046: Underwater Archaeology in Sanitja harbor & Dig in the Roman city of Sanisera (Menorca, Spain)
047: Advanced Underwater Archaeology in the Mediterranean Island of Menorca (Spain)
048: Extended Underwater Archaeology Program (Menorca, Balearic Island, Spain)

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

Dont 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,
Director of the institution
Sanisera Archaeology Institute
for International Field Schools

Webpage: http://archaeology.institute
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +1 347 8710963

Fieldwork: “La Biagiola” International School of Archaeology

“La Biagiola” International School of Archaeology, in Sovana di Sorano (GR) Tuscany, Italy

An exciting three-week program uncovering ancient Etruscan, Roman, and Lombard civilization!

In winter archaeological work doesn’t stop! There’s plenty of catalog, analysis, survey, and study activity to do. Not to mention a little bit of digging, weather permitting! The “la Biagiola” program is open to any archaeology or anthropology students, or simply to students interested in learning more about the subject. We provide an exciting opportunity for a first-hand experience in archaeological fieldwork. You’ll take part in the study of an ancient site in Tuscany,
working alongside expert archaeologists and others foreign students.

The school will provide a complete formation in findings classifying, drawing and studying, standing building archaeology, survey, and medieval castles studies. This program is offered in collaboration with the cultural heritage office of Tuscany, the regional authority that manages archaeological sites and monuments. In addition to the archaeological experience, you will be able to enjoy a wide range of cultural sites, historical monuments, natural sites, and to experience the enchanting atmosphere of the winter holidays in Tuscany.

For further information, see the attached dossier, visit www.culturaterritorio.org  , or contact [email protected]


CFP: ARCE Annual Meeting

Call for Papers
ARCE Annual Meeting

ARCE members who wish to present papers, panels, or a graduate student poster at the 69th ARCE Annual Meeting, April 20-22, 2018 in Tucson, Arizona, may now begin submitting abstracts.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, January 19 at midnight Pacific Time.

Submissions must be received via ARCE’s All Academic site. Review submission guidelines and complete your entry here.

The Review Committee is comprised of scholars in both ancient and modern Egyptian studies. The committee will employ a double-blind vetting process; neither reviewers nor submitters will be informed of each others’ identities. In order to preserve the blind review component, text of abstracts should not include personally identifiable information.

All presenters must be ARCE members in good standing. Please renew memberships online at arce.org/membership or contact [email protected].

Information on the 2018 Annual Meeting will be posted at arce.org/annualmeeting in early 2018.

We look forward to receiving your abstract!