M.A. in Ancient Judaism and Christian Origins
Where:Nyack College - New York City Campus
Web Site: www.facebook.com/nyackcollegeajco
Contact Information: AJCO@nyack.edu
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Visiting Research Scholar Program
Where: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World - New York University
Application Deadline: December 2, 2012
Web Site: http://isaw.nyu.edu/academics/visiting-scholars
PhD in Groningen
Where: The Qumran Institute ( University of Groningen , the Netherlands )
Application Deadline: February 1, 2013
Web Site: http://www.rug.nl/gradschoolthrs/admissions/phd/index
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The Qumran Institute ( University of Groningen , the Netherlands ) is offering a possibility for applicants with an interest in Hebrew Bible, early Judaism, Dead Sea Scrolls is to compete in the general round of the Graduate School of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen;
Research proposals should fit within the research profile of the Faculty and of the Qumran Institute, which is aimed at studying the Hebrew Bible, early Judaism and the Dead Sea Scrolls from a comparative and interdisciplinary perspective within their ancient cultural contexts (ancient Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman). For examples of the Institute's research profile, see, e.g., the two conferences in 2008 (Authoritative Scriptures in Ancient Judaism) and 2010 (The Jewish Revolt against Rome : Interdisciplinary Perspectives), published by Brill in 2010 and 2011.
A PhD in Groningen , some of the benefits:
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- broad multidisciplinary context for study, e.g., within the department of Jewish, Christian and Islamic Origins (http://www.rug.nl/ggw/onderzoek/vakgroepen/JCI), or the research institute CRASIS, in which Ancient History, Classics, Archaeology and Theology/Religious Studies participate; in addition to monthly seminars, we have an annual meeting and masterclass, last year with Greg Woolf on social networks, this year with Martin Goodman on cultural encounters; see www.rug.nl/crasis
- opportunities to cooperate with other European universities nearby
- a short research period at another university (such plans should already be indicated in the application)
- the Qumran Institute is involved in the Journal for the Study of Judaism and Dead Sea Discoveries
- international faculty and university, both staff and students, from all over the world (PhD courses and supervision are in English)
- good salary (e.g., pension, social benefits), and no tuition
Prof. Dr. Mladen Popovic
Chair Old Testament and Early Judaism
Director Qumran Institute
Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen
Oude Boteringestraat 38, 9712 GK Groningen , the Netherlands
Saving the Stones: Practical Conservation Training Internship
Dates:February 18, 2013 - July 13, 2013
Application Deadline: December 12, 2012
Web Site: www.antiquities.org.il/akko/
Saving the Stones is a three or five month training internship in conservation and historic preservation. The program is intended to give recent graduates of archaeology, architecture, design, history, art, geography, and other related subjects, the opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge hands-on in the field of conservation.
Held at the campus of the Center in the inscribed UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Acre, this training internship provides intimate access to the veritable living laboratory for the study and application of practical heritage conservation methods and skills.
Acre is an historic port city on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, and is home to remains of world cultures including the Hellenistic, Roman, Mamluk, Crusaders, Ottoman Empire , and the British Mandate.
The program includes:
Three intensive months foundational conservation and historic preservation studies, including theoretical and practical documentation and survey methods, and treatment planning through to application.
Two months optional advanced practicum, during which the knowledge acquired by the foundation unit is applied and thorough personal research is conducted.
On site practical application with ongoing national conservation projects. Including: mortar and stone preservation at David's Tomb and the Western Wall Tunnels, mosaic conservation at Caesarea, and historic building technologies in Acre .
Throughout the program, you will work alongside conservation specialists, archaeologists, and architects of the highest professional and academic level.
You will develop your conservation skills and techniques, make important contacts, and gain the practical experience you need to stand out in the eyes of future employers and graduate school admissions.
Generous tuition grants are available to eligible applicants.
Contact the International Conservation Center : email@example.com for more information and to request an application package. Short term workshops and courses are also available.
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