Meet the 2017-18 Fellows in Hellenic Studies

The CHS is pleased to announce the Fellows in Hellenic Studies and CHS-DAI Joint Fellows for the 2017-18 academic year! Please see the Current Fellows page for more information about the fellows and their projects.

The CHS supports researchers and their projects with a variety of configurations. Fellows receive varying levels of support and may reside at the Center for up to 16 weeks, depending on the scope and needs of their proposed projects.

Fall 2017

Mary Bachvarova (USA) Willamette University — 4 weeks
Calling the Gods: How Cult Practices Moved Across Space and Time in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean

Klaas Bentein (Belgium) Ghent University
Language in Society: A Historical-Sociolinguistic Study of Everyday Writing in Roman and Byzantine Egypt (I - VIII AD)

Cecilie Brøns (Denmark) Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
Sensing the Ancient World: The Multiple Dimensions of Ancient Graeco-Roman Art

Chiara Ferella (Italy) Excellence Cluster Topoi
Dogmata, Rules, Prohibitions: A New Critical Edition and an Overall Investigation of the Pythagorean Symbola

Thomas Koentges (Germany) University of Leipzig — 12 weeks
A Computational Exploration of the Corpus Platonicum and Its Influence on the Corpus of Ancient Greek Literature

Laura Massetti (Italy) University of Cologne
Kestos Himas. Phraseology and Thematic Indo-European Inherited Structures in Greek Myth

Catherine Pratt (USA) University of Western Ontario 
Gift of Athena: Olive Oil and the Making of Athens

Irini Viltanioti (Greece) University of Leuven 
Myth and Philosophy in Late Antique Neoplatonism: Porphyry of Tyre (c. 234-305)

Alex Walthall (USA) University of Texas at Austin 
A Measured Harvest: Grain, Tithes, and Territories in Hellenistic and Roman Sicily (276-31 BCE)

Spring 2018

Richard Armstrong (USA) University of Houston — 8 weeks
Companion to the Translation of Greek and Latin Epic with Alexandra Lianeri

Miriam Clinton (USA) Rhodes College — 8 weeks
The Minoan Modeling Project: 3D Modeling for a New Generation of Archaeological Publication

Francesca Dell’Oro (Switzerland/Italy) University of Lausanne
The Others: Looking for Diversity in Euboean Linguistic Ecosystems

Lena Lambrinou (Greece) Greek Ministry of Culture — CHS-DAI Joint Fellow
Transformation of the Doric Architectural Style From the Classical Through Hellenistic and Roman Periods in Greece and Asia Minor

Jean Lempire (Belgium) University of Louvain — 12 weeks
"Ptolemaeus Byzantinus”: The Reception of Ptolemy's Astronomy in the Byzantine World

Alexandra Lianeri (Greece) Aristotle University of Thessaloniki — 8 weeks
Companion to the Translation of Greek and Latin Epic with Richard Armstrong

Adrià Piñol-Villanueva (Spain) Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Citizen and Foreigner in Archaic Greece: Access to Land, Justice and Cults

Kim Shelton (USA) University of California-Berkeley 
Petsas House, Mycenae. The Excavation of a 14th Century BCE Residential and Industrial Complex: Pottery, Painting, and Pinakides

Anna Sitz (USA) University of Pennsylvania — CHS-DAI Joint Fellow
Inscribing Temples in Greece and Asia Minor: A Diachronic View

Mark Usher (USA) University of Vermont — 4 weeks
Cosmos to Commons: Systems and Sustainability in Classical Life and Thought


Opportunities for Researchers

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 encourages proposals that reflect collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches. Fellowships include a stipend (maximum $18,000), housing at the CHS for 4 to 16 weeks, subsidized health insurance, and support for relocation expenses. Applications are due annually in October.

CHS/DAI Joint Fellowships

The CHS and DAI offer two postdoctoral fellowships to researchers studying ancient Greece or societies that interacted with the ancient Greeks. Over a period of 37 weeks, fellows divide their time between Berlin and Washington, DC. The joint fellowships include stipends from the DAI and CHS, housing, subsidized health insurance, and support for relocation expenses. The program encourages proposals that use or advance information technology in the study of the ancient Greek world. Applications are due annually in October.