PhD course in Athens 11-18 May 2014

This course in Greek epigraphy addresses PhD students working within any of the “historical” disciplines like ancient history, classical archaeology, classical philology, and theology.

The course will introduce the participants to the basic methods and resources within the study of Greek epigraphy. The participants will study the inscriptions on original material in the Epigraphical Museum, in the theatre of Dionysos, in the Kerameikos, in the Amphiareion in Oropos as well as in the collection of inscriptions in the British School at Athens.

The course will be hosted by the Danish Institute at Athens, but specialists from the other Nordic institutes and the British School at Athens will contribute. During the course the participants will be introduced to the other Nordic institutes at Athens, the British School as well as the Nordic Library.

During the course the PhD students will present their projects or an aspect, and they will have the possibility of discussing their projects with the other PhD students as well as the lecturers. Prior to the course each participant will make a short abstract (max. 300 words) outlining their project as basis for the oral presentation (15 minutes) summarizing their aims and ideas. Papers can be work in progress.

Practical information

– The participants must have a basic knowledge of Greek.

– All participants are charges a fee of DKK 500. Expense for travel, accommodation and meals will have to be met by the participants.

– Course information on literature will be forwarded to the participants before course start.

– Participation corresponds to 3 ECTS.

– Course language: Nordic languages and English.

Course enrolment

For enrolment, interested participants should e-mail their abstract to Eva Mortensen ([email protected]) no later than 1 March 2014. For questions regarding the course:  [email protected] (Birte Poulsen).

Organiser: The Graduate School of History, Archaeology and Classical Studies, Aarhus University / Birte Poulsen, Classical Archaeology, Aarhus University (responsible) in collaboration with Vincent Gabrielsen, University of Copenhagen & Signe Isager, The University of Southern Denmark.