The Anchoring Innovation programme of the National Research School in Classical Studies, The Netherlands is delighted to advertise 9 new Anchoring positions (5 PhDs, 4 postdocs). These are the projects we are currently advertising (project titles link to detailed advertisements in pdf):

Work Package 1 (Discourse and Rhetoric):

PhD Leiden University

The Rhetoric and Poetics of Inventors and Inventions

Work Package 2 (Literature and Art):

PhD Groningen University

New Ages: Anchoring Innovation in Roman Imperial Panegyric

Work Package 3 (Philosophy and Religion):

Postdoc Utrecht University

Anchoring Innovation in Greek Sanctuaries

Work Package 4 (Politics, Economy, Law, the Military):

Postdoc Groningen University

Anchoring Roman Power in the Greek World: The Political Culture of Roman Athens

Work Package 5 (Technology, Science and Material Culture):

Postdoc Leiden University

Anchoring Building Big in Greek Prehistory

PhD Radboud University Nijmegen

Adapting and Anchoring the Infrastructure of the Roman Empire in its Northwestern Provinces

PhD Utrecht University

Medical Innovation in Early Hellenistic Alexandria

Work Package 6 (Reception of Antiquity):

PhD Leiden University

The Transfer of Power and/or Learning (translatio imperii and/or translatio studii) as an Anchoring Device in Early Modern (Neo-Latin) Literature

Work Package B (Theory and Methods):

Postdoc Leiden University

Agents of Change

Please submit your complete application to Aniek van den Eersten, the coordinator of the Anchoring-programme via [email protected] before 1 November 2019.

Interviews will take place in the week of 2-6 December 2019. For candidates living abroad interviews may be held via Skype.

Questions about the procedure can be directed to Aniek van den Eersten, [email protected].