Mary Jaharis Center Dissertation Grants 2018-2019

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Mary Jaharis Center Dissertation Grants 2018–2019

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture is pleased to announce its 2018–2019 grant competition. Our grants reflect the Mary Jaharis Center’s commitment to fostering the field of Byzantine studies through the support of graduate students.

Mary Jaharis Center Dissertation Grants are awarded to advanced graduate students working on Ph.D. dissertations in the field of Byzantine studies broadly conceived. These grants are meant to help defray the costs of research-related expenses, e.g., travel, photography/digital images, microfilm.

Up to four grants of $3000 will be awarded in each grant cycle.


EILIGIBILITY
All graduate students whose primary research focuses on an aspect of Byzantine studies are eligible. Applicants must have an approved dissertation project by the application date.

EVALUATION
Applications will be evaluated using the following criteria:

– Significance: The extent to which the proposed dissertation research will make an original and important contribution to the field of inquiry it addresses.
– Approach: The extent to which the conceptual framework and methodology are clearly presented and appropriate for the proposed research.
– Need: The extent to which the funding will make a significant contribution toward the completion of the dissertation.

APPLICATION
The application deadline is February 1, 2018. Notifications will be made in May 2018. Applications must be submitted online through the Mary Jaharis Center’s Interfolio portal. Application materials will not be accepted via email or postal mail.

For further information, please see https://maryjahariscenter.org/grants/dissertation-grant-20182019.

Contact Brandie Ratliff (mjcbac@hchc.edu), Director, Mary Jaharis Center, with any questions.

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About thegrailquest

Anastasija Ropa holds a doctoral degree from Bangor University (North Wales), for a study in medieval and modern Arthurian literature. She has published a number of articles on medieval and modern Arthurian literature, focusing on its historical and artistic aspects. She is currently employed as guest lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education. Anastasija’s most recent research explores medieval equestrianism in English and French literary art and literature, and she is also engaged as part-time volunteer horse-trainer. In a nutshell: Lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education Graduate of the School of English, University of Wales, Bangor. Graduate of the University of Latvia Passionate about history, particularly the Middle Ages A horse-lover and horse-owner

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