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Opportunities for Researchers

Early Career Fellowships in Hellenic Studies in Greece and Cyprus

The program aims to support researchers who are citizens or permanent residents of Greece and Cyprus, and whose work requires continued access to material on site (e.g. archives, artifacts, archaeological sites). Fellowships include a stipend of $9,000 and the opportunity to visit the CHS offices in Nafplio, for up to 5 days, and in Washington, DC, for up to 10 days. Applications are due on Sunday, October 27, 2019.

CHS Fellowships in Hellenic Studies

The CHS fellowship program encourages and supports research of the highest quality on topics related to ancient Greece. The program offers options for collaborative and coordinating proposals. Fellowships include a stipend (maximum $18,000), housing at the CHS in Washington, DC for 4 to 16 weeks, subsidized health insurance, and support for relocation expenses. Applications are due annually in October. The next application cycle will begin in August 2020.


2019-20 Fellows in Hellenic Studies

The CHS is pleased to announce the 2019-20 Fellows in Hellenic Studies. The fellowship program encourages research of the highest quality on topics related to ancient Greece. 

Simona Aimar (Italy) University College London
Aristotle on Modality

Carol Atack (UK) University of Oxford
Xenophon on Liberality and Freedom: Ancient Aristocratic Values and Contemporary Inequalities

Robert Cioffi (USA) Bard College
Narrating the Marvelous: The Greek Novel and the Ancient Ethnographic Imagination

Aileen Das (USA, UK) University of Michigan
The Art in Brief: Time and Exegesis in Greco-Roman and Islamicate Medicine

Riccardo Ginevra (Italy) University of Cologne
The Poetics of Distress: Indo-European Phraseology and Themes in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter

Theodora Jim (UK) University of Nottingham
This-World Salvation: Soteria and Savior Gods in Ancient Greece

Yannis Kalliontzis (Greece) Ecole Française d'Athènes
The Shrine of the Valley of the Muses: An Archaeological, Historical and Literary Topos Revisited

K. Scarlett Kingsley (USA) Agnes Scott College
The End of the Histories: Land, Wealth, and Empire in Herodotus with Timothy Rood

Amy Lather (USA) Wake Forest University
Matters of the Mind: Materiality and Aesthetics in Ancient Greek Thought

Evi Margaritis (Cyprus) The Cyprus Institute
Agriculture and Subsistence Practices in the Dawn of Urbanisation of Europe: The Cyclades in the Early Bronze Age

Domenico Giuseppe Muscianisi (Italy) IULM University - Milan 
The Rhythm of Greek Oral Poetry: Prosody, Accentual Groups and Metrical Anomalies

Peter O’Connell (USA) The University of Georgia
The Rhetoric of Finance in Classical Athens

Manuela Pellegrino (Italy) Smithsonian Institution
The Legacy of Ancient Greek Ideals at Times of Environmental Crisis: Heritage, Democracy and Art in Southern Italy and Greece

Rachele Pierini (Italy) University of Bologna
New Features in Old Texts. A Diachronic Study of Linear B Tablets from the Room of the Chariot Tablets at Knossos to the Odos Pelopidou at Thebes

Timothy Rood (UK) University of Oxford
The End of the Histories: Land, Wealth, and Empire in Herodotus with K. Scarlett Kingsley

Emilio Rosamilia (Italy) Independent Researcher
Silver Cups from Cyrene: between Royal Gifts and Numismatic Implications

Matthew Simonton (USA) Arizona State University
Watchdogs of the People: Demagogues and Popular Culture in Ancient Greece

Yvona Trnka-Amrhein (USA) University of Colorado, Boulder
Portraits of a Pharaoh: The Sesostris Tradition in Ancient Literature and Culture

Konstantinos Vlassopoulos (Greece) University of Crete
Ancient Slavery: A Sourcebook

Erika Weiberg (USA) Florida State University
Married to War: Wives of Returning Veterans in Classical Athenian Drama