IRC Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarships 2020: Classics at NUI Galway

The call for the Irish Research Council (IRC) Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2020 is now open, offering funding for 4-year PhD starting from 1st September 2020. See . The official deadline is October 31st 2019.

Classics at NUI Galway includes specialist interests in such fields as epic and heroic literature; manuscript studies and glossing; Mediterranean archaeology and ethnicity; history of linguistics; Classical and medieval philology. The department is home to Dr Jacopo Bisagni’s IRC Laureate project Ireland and Carolingian Brittany: Texts and Transmission. Among our research group there are nine PhD students currently funded by the IRC.

Potential applicants in all areas where the Department has suitable expertise – see staff and PhD student webpages to view profiles, should contact the Department directly for discussion as soon as possible:

Michael Clarke
Established Professor of Classics, NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland, 00-353-91-495230, [email protected]

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Major recent publications:

Bisagni, J., Amrae Coluimb Chille: A Critical Edition (Dublin: DIAS, 2019)
Clarke, M., Achilles Beside Gilgamesh: Mortality and Wisdom in Early Epic Poetry (Cambridge: CUP, in press for December 2019)
Herring, E., Patterns in the Production of Apulian Red-Figure Pottery (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018)
Moran, P., De Origine Scoticae Linguae (O’Mulconry’s Glossary): An early Irish linguistic tract, edited with a related glossary, Irsan (Turnhout: Brepols, 2019)