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MA programmes and opportunities: archives 2015


Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut – Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Projekt „End- und Postklassik im nördlichen Campeche, Mexiko: Kontinuitäten und Brüche“
studentische Hilfskräfte
der Altamerikanistik, Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Lateinamerika-Studien, Archäologie oder eines vergleichbaren Studienganges mit Schwerpunkt auf Lateinamerika und/oder Vor- und frühgeschichtlicher Archäologie
Closing date: 11 December 2015

University of Buckingham
MA In The Art Market And The History Of Collecting
Full and Partial Scholarships
Closing date: 4 December 2015

Society for American Archaeology (SAA)
Geoarchaeology Interest Group
The MA/MS Award ($500)
granted to students who are actively working on their MA or MS projects. The award will provide support for research, with an emphasis on field or laboratory analyses that are necessary for completion of the MA/MS thesis or report. To qualify for the award, students should be registered at the MA or MS level with majors in the fields of anthropology, archaeology or earth sciences/geology. Their proposed project should include applications of geoscientific methods to archaeological questions.
Closing date: 4 December 2015

Paris : Museum national d’Histoire naturelle
Stage de master 2 “Pratiques d’élevage actuelles et passées en Mongolie”
“Déconvolution des signaux isotopiques mesurés dans les tissus à croissance prolongés des animaux domestiques : implication pour la connaissance des pratiques d’élevages actuelles et passées”
Closing date: 1 December 2015

Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Forschungsprojekt „Provenienzforschung an der anthropologischen Sammlung des Museums für Frühgeschichte (ehemals anthropologische Sammlung der Charité)“
3 Studentische Hilfskräfte
der Geschichte, Ethnologie, Anthropologie, Archäologie oder eines vergleichbaren Fachs
Closing date: 29 October 2015

International Institute of Social History
Volkskrant-IISH Thesis Award 2015
Eligible are MA theses about a national or international historical subject that have been written between 1 August 2014 and 10 September 2015 and assessed at a Dutch university.
Closing date: 10 September 2015

Swansea University
College of Arts & Humanities
Postgraduate Scholarships 2015 = Taught Master’s Scholarships
Arts and Humanities Subjects: including History and Classics; Ancient Egyptian Culture; Ancient History and Classical Culture; Ancient Narrative Literature; Classics; Early Modern History; History; Medieval Studies
Closing date: 10 August 2015

Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies (IAMS) & UCL Institute of Archaeology
IAMS Masters bursaries available for 2015 entry
-IAMS Bursary in Archaeometallurgy (£5,000)
-Ronald F. Tylecote Bursary in Archaeometallurgy (£5,000)
Closing date: 1 August 2015

Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Projekt „Localizing 4.000 Years of Cultural History. Texts and Scripts from Elephantine Island“
Studentische Hilfskräfte
der Ägyptologie oder eines verwandten Fachs
Closing date: 9 July 2015

Cyprus Institute (CyI)
Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center (STARC)
Internship in Advanced Imaging for Art and Cultural Heritage
Closing date: 7 June 2015

Sheffield Hallam University Department of Humanities Masters in English and Masters in History by Research Studentship The studentship is funded by Humanities in connection with the AHRC Heritage Consortium and proposals around a heritage topic within English, or History will be particularly welcome. Closing date: 5 June 2015 Newcastle University Eleanor Pinkney Oddie Postgraduate Scholarship for Latin MA Classics and Ancient History / PhD (first year); an award of £1,000 for one full-time student who is undertaking a dissertation on a Latin-related subject Closing date: 2 June 2015 Greek Archaeological Committee UK (GACUK) Scholarships in Greek archaeology in the UK for 2015/2016 Eligibility for a FIRST scholarship is limited either to citizens of the Hellenic Democracy and of the Republic of Cyprus or to those of Hellenic ethnicity (Greek and Cypriot Greek). primary: Closing date: 1 June 2015 Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies 2015 Museum Internship Bursaries Closing date: 31 May 2015 University of Kent University of Kent, Rome scholarships on one of the following Rome MA programmes starting in September 2015: Ancient History, History of Art, Roman History & Archaeology primary: Closing date: 29 May 2015 SOAS, University of London HEFCE Scholarships for 2-Year MA Programmes in Language-based Area Studies including MA History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia and Intensive Language (Japanese/Korean/Arabic) primary: Closing date: 20 May 2015 (i.e. extended from 20 March 2015) Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI) Projekt: „FRAME – Entwicklung eines hochauflösenden Magnetometersystems mit automatisierter Datenaufnahme, -aufbereitung und -archivierung” wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft im Präsidialbereich Die Aufgabe eignet sich besonders für die Anfertigung einer Masterarbeit. Entwicklung von Verfahren zur automatisierten Prozessierung von Magnetometerdaten. Für die wissenschaftliche Fortbildung und Fertigung der Masterarbeit steht der Arbeitsplatz auch über die regelmäßige wöchentliche Arbeitszeit hinaus zur Verfügung. Closing date: 15 May 2015 University of Southampton Honor Frost Foundation Masters and/or Doctoral Awards in Maritime Archaeology for students from Cyprus, Lebanon and Syria primary: Closing date: 1 May 2015 University of Exeter £10,000 Postgraduate Support Scholarships 2015 Closing date: 30 April 2015 Midlands3Cities doctoral training partnership Midlands3Cities Nottingham Masters Studentships = 14 Research Preparation Masters studentships Closing date: 28 April 2015 University of Reading up to 70 scholarships for postgraduate taught Masters courses primary: including Department of Classics: MRes in Classics and Ancient History MRes in Ancient Maritime Trade and Navigation (including two months’ study in Venice) MRes in the Classical Tradition MRes in the City of Rome (including two months’ study in Rome) Closing date: 24 April 2015 Central European University Master of Arts in Medieval Studies / 1 Year Master of Arts in Comparative History: Interdisciplinary Medieval Studies / 2 Years Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage: Academic Research, Policy and Management / 2 Years Select areas of research Western, Central, and Eastern European history of the Middle Ages – Eastern Mediterranean history from Constantine the Great to Suleiman the Magnificent (combining Late Antique, Byzantine, Eastern Christian, Islamic, and Ottoman studies) – Environmental/landscape history – History of religion, philosophy, and science – Material culture, history of everyday life, legal history, art history, archaeology, cultural anthropology, and manuscript studies – Tangible and intangible cultural heritage: historical approaches to understanding the past – Sustainable development in the management of cultural heritage primary: Master of Arts in Central European History / 1 year Master of Arts in Comparative History: Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe 1500-2000 / 2 years Master of Arts in European Women’s and Gender History (MATILDA — Erasmus) / 2 years primary: Closing date: 1 February 2015 (priority deadline; final deadline: 1 April 2015) Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz Antikensammlung Forschungsprojekt „Foto-Objekte: Fotografien als (Forschungs-)Objekte in Archäologie, Ethnologie und Kunstgeschichte“ im Rahmen der Förderbekanntmachung „Sprache der Objekte“ Studentische Hilfskraft Closing date: 31 March 2015 UCL New Postgraduate Support Scheme available for 2015 entry Closing date: 29 March 2015 Universität Wien Institut für Numismatik und Geldgeschichte Studienassistent/in weitere Inventarisierung der Münzen des europäischen Mittelalters Closing date: 20 March 2015 (i.e. extended from 12 March 2015) University of Kent School of History primary: including Research Masters Scholarship Opportunities Taught Masters Scholarship Opportunities Closing date: 16 March 2015 Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI) 2 wissenschaftliche Hilfskräfte für das Projekt Meroe Royal Baths/Sudan Der Arbeitsplatz steht für die wissenschaftliche Fortbildung und vorzugsweise für die Fertigstellung der Masterarbeit auch über die regelmäßige wöchentliche Arbeitszeit hinaus zur Verfügung. Closing date: 15 March 2015 Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Letras Bolsa de Gestão de Ciência e Tecnologia (BGCT – Licenciado/a) em projectos de investigação e inventário (campo e laboratório) no âmbito do 4º e 3º milénio a.n.e. no Centro e Sul de Portugal Closing date: 12 March 2015 Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz Kunstbibliothek Forschungsprojekt „Foto-Objekte: Fotografien als (Forschungs-)Objekte in Archäologie, Ethnologie und Kunstgeschichte“ im Rahmen der Förderbekanntmachung „Sprache der Objekte“ Studentische Hilfskraft Closing date: 6 March 2015 University of East Anglia Faculty of Arts and Humanities Studentship primary: Closing date: 1 March 2015 Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI) Projekt Meroe Royal Baths/Sudan 2 wissenschaftliche Hilfskräfte im Präsidialbereich Der Arbeitsplatz steht für die wissenschaftliche Fortbildung und vorzugsweise für die Fertigstellung der Masterarbeit auch über die regelmäßige wöchentliche Arbeitszeit hinaus zur Verfügung. Closing date: 28 February 2015 Ulster University Over 100 scholarships for new MRes or PhD students at Ulster in 2015-16 Closing date: 27 February 2015 University of Hull AHRC Heritage Consortium MA in Historical Research Closing date: 26 February 2015 Universität Wien Institut für Urgeschichte und Historische Archäologie Studienassistent/in Closing date: 22 February 2015 Erasmus Mundus Master in Quaternary and Prehistory primary: Closing date: 13 February 2015 Honor Frost Foundation Scholarship for Master’s students at the University of Cyprus in the programme ‘Field Archaeology on Land and under the Sea’ primary: & Closing date: 31 January 2015 University of Oxford Over 900 scholarships for new graduate students at Oxford in 2015-16 primary: Closing date: 9 or 23 January 2015 Victoria and Albert Museum & Royal College of Art V&A/RCA postgraduate programme The following scholarships and awards are available for the V&A/RCA History of Design MA programme for 2015-2017 The Friends of the V&A Scholarship The Oliver Ford Trust Scholarship Royal College of Art Bursaries Robert H. Smith Renaissance Sculpture in Context Bursary Closing date: 16 January 2015 (priority deadline) University of Warwick Department of History MA Bursaries in History 1) Taught MA (History of Medicine) Bursary 2) Taught MA (Global History) Bursary 3) Taught MA (European History) Bursary Closing date: 12 January 2015

Closing date not specified (ordered by post date)

Victoria and Albert Museum & Royal College of Art
Postgraduate Support Scheme (PSS)
New bursaries for Postgraduate Study in the History of Design
Closing date: not specified, considered on a first-come first-served basis (posted 18 May 2015; advert expires 15 July 2015)

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