The Macmillan-Rodewald Studentship


The British School at Athens offers an annual Studentship for advanced doctoral or postdoctoral research in any area covered by the School’s mission statement. Applications are open to students engaged in advanced postgraduate research at UK universities. 

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Fitch Bursary Awards


The Fitch Laboratory funds graduate students or young scholars to undertake research at its premises for up to 3 months, in any of the fields in which the Laboratory is active (e.g. inorganic material analysis, geophysical prospection, zooarchaeology, archaeobotany, soil micromorphology, ethnoarchaeology, landscape archaeology, archaeology of technology; normally in the context of Aegean/Mediterranean archaeology).

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Fitch Laboratory Williams Fellowship in Ceramic Petrology

Open: No

The Fellowship, funded through the Williams Fellowship Fund, is tenable at doctoral and post-doctoral level to support research on the provenance and technology of archaeological ceramics using petrographic analysis with thin sections (optical microscopy). The Laboratory undertakes a range of collaborative research into ancient ceramics and the Fellow is expected to work on Laboratory projects and pursue his/her own research initiatives. Previous experience in Greek/Aegean archaeology is highly desirable but not a requirement.

The position is usually advertised for three years at a time. When open, it will be advertised on this website, in addition to other venues, with details of how to apply. 

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Balkan Futures Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

In the past 20 years, following the break-up of Yugoslavia and the expansion of the European Union, Southeast Europe has undergone tremendous changes. The selective offer of EU membership to Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, and Slovenia, and the impending accession of Croatia, has had a complex and shifting effect on the region, affecting intra-regional dependence and integration, inter-state relations, and economic and socio-political development. The benefits of EU enlargement and membership have been richly covered in the academic literature; less so the hidden costs, tensions and disruptions within and among member countries of the Balkan region.

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