Lincoln College Summer School of Greek Palaeography 13-18 August 2012
Purpose: The school is intended for students of Classical, Biblical, Patristic and medieval Greek literature, for historians of Byzantine art and culture, and for custodians of manuscripts and rare books. Its aim is to introduce them to research work with medieval Greek manuscripts.
Structure: Over the course of five days, students will have ten reading classes, participate in four manuscript viewing sessions in Oxford libraries, and attend ten lectures (listed below).
Tutors: Ilse de Vos (M.A., Ghent; Ph.D., Leuven); Charalambos Dendrinos (M.A., Ph.D., London); Dimitrios Skrekas (M.St., D.Phil., Oxford); Georgi Parpulov (M.A., Sofia; Ph.D., Chicago); Nigel Wilson, F.B.A.
Lecture speakers: Andrew Honey (Care and Conservation of Byzantine Manuscripts), Nigel Wilson (Cataloguing Greek Manuscripts; Editing Classical Texts), Ilse de Vos (Editing Patristic Texts), Marc Lauxtermann (Editing Byzantine Poetry), Elizabeth Jeffreys (Editing Byzantine Prose), Michael Jeffreys (Editing Vernacular Texts; Early Printing in Greek), Alexander Lingas (Greek Liturgical Manuscripts), Maja Kominko (Byzantine Manuscript Illumination)
Fees: £ 200
Accommodation: Accommodation will be available at Lincoln College at the cost of £ 263 (prices current as of December 2011), but students may choose to make their own living arrangements in Oxford.
Financial assistance: Bursaries of £ 463 will cover the fees and accommodation expenses of at least five students. At least two more students will be able to attend the school without paying a £ 200 fee. Active efforts are being made to raise funds for further bursaries.
Applications are due on or before 8 January 2012 and are to be submitted by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please, explain in detail your reasons for wishing to attend the school and attach your current CV. Indicate whether you would like to be considered for financial assistance. Arrange for one letter of reference from an established academic to be sent to the same e-mail address by 8 January 2012. Successful applicants will be notified on 20 January 2012.