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Isiac Studies: ritual practice and cultural memory

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  • Full or part time
    Dr M Bommas
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

A PhD project with Dr Bommas will look at the development of the cult(s) of Isis in Egypt, Greece and Italy (other areas also welcome), with the focus on ritual practice and cultural memory. He is particularly interested in receiving proposals for projects that will apply a diverse range of methodological approaches to archaeological and written sources.

Cultural Memory is one of the research projects currently being undertaken in the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at Birmingham, including the publication series Cultural Memory and History in Antiquity. We currently supervise a number of PhD dissertations on memory in the ancient world in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome.

To find out more about studying for a PhD at the University of Birmingham, you can order a copy of our Doctoral Research Prospectus, at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/drp

Funding Notes

Applicants interested in Isiac Studies should have a good command of Middle Egyptian or Greek or Latin.

or funding information please visit: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

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FTE Category A staff submitted: 20.00

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