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MA programmes and opportunities: archives 2017


University College London
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA)
MRes/PhD Studentship: SEAHA David Arnold Memorial Scholarship – ‘use-inspired basic research’ in Cultural Heritage
The heart of your proposal will be novel basic research in digital technology applied to cultural heritage, but this will arise out of interaction with cultural heritage stakeholders, addressing their needs and perspectives, and will be evaluated through practical deployment exercises with these stakeholders.
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Closing date: 21 December 2017

Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Studentische Hilfskraft
im Rahmen des Drittmittelprojektes zur Erschließung der anthropologischen Sammlungen am Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte
Closing date: 19 December 2017

Universität Basel
im Arbeitsbereich Allgemeine Geschichte des Mittelalters
Closing date: 21 November 2017

Deutsches Archäologisches Institut
studentische Hilfskraft an der Orient-Abteilung
im Bereich Fotothek; der Vorderasiatischen Archäologie, der Islamischen Archäologie, der Klassischen Archäologie, der Archäologischen Bauforschung oder der Ur- und Frühgeschichte
Closing date: 16 November 2017

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi
master student (2 positions)
in the field of archeozoology
Closing date: 6 November 2017

Deutsches Archäologisches Institut
studentische Hilfskraft an der RGK Frankfurt
im Bereich der Redaktion und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit; Klassische Archäologie
Closing date: 2 November 2017

Babes-Bolyai University
project “Provenance of archaeological artifacts: Keys to understanding ancient societies”
2 position(s)
in the field of ancient ceramics
Closing date: 22 September 2017

Romanian Academy, Cluj-Napoca branch
“Community dynamics and identity constructs in the eastern Carpathian Basin during the Late Iron Age. The impact of human mobility”
MA student
Closing date: 19 August 2017

Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI)
wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft an der Kommission für Archäologie Außereuropäischer Kulturen
Altertumswissenschaften (Ur- und Frühgeschichte, Klassische Archäologie, Provinzialrömische Archäologie, Regionalwissenschaften), wissenschaftliche Hilfstätigkeiten im Bereich Archiv.
Closing date: 4 August 2017

University of Edinburgh
Margaret Stewart Bequest Masters by Research Scholarship in Archaeology
on the following projects: 1) A study of the ceramic assemblage, principally Beaker, from the site of Rosinish on Benbecula in the Hebrides, excavated by Alexandra and the late Ian Shepherd; 2) Compilation and critical analysis of the overall distribution of Beaker ceramics in Scotland and northern England, including the building of a database for GIS analysis and a consideration of the currently-available chronological information regarding the development of this tradition. Consideration may also be given to applicants who wish to propose a topic of broadly similar scope within the Chalcolithic / Early Bronze Age periods of North-West Europe.
Closing date: 21 July 2017

University of Bradford
Master’s Studentship Award
linked to the AHRC Heritage Consortium
Closing date: 7 July 2017

University of London
School of Advanced Study
Master’s Studentship in the History of the Book
Closing date: 30 June 2017

University of Southampton
The Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations
The Parkes East and Central European MA Scholarship in Jewish History and Culture
in cultural, educational, archaeological, or communal work (e.g. Museum, Holocaust education, archive). Due to funding restrictions you must be a national of and currently residing within one of the following countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, or Slovakia.
Closing date: 30 June 2017

Karl-Franzens-University Graz
Institute of Archaeology
Student Project Assistant in Archaeology
Closing date: 28 June 2017

University of Hull
AHRC Heritage Consortium
MRes History
Closing date: 23 June 2017

University of the Highlands and Islands
Archaeology Institute
MLitt by Research in Archaeology studentship “Marine Mammal exploitation in Late Iron Age and Medieval Orkney”
Closing date: 19 June 2017

Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies (IAMS) & UCL Institute of Archaeology
IAMS Masters bursaries
Closing date: 1 June 2017

University of Southampton
Faculty of Humanities
Honor Frost Foundation Masters and/or Doctoral Awards in Maritime Archaeology
This award is only available to students from Cyprus, Lebanon, and Syria.
Closing date: 11 May 2017

Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI)
wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft an der Orient-Abteilung
redaktionelle Vorbereitung von archäologischen Publikationen; im Bereich der Altertumswissenschaften, vorzugsweise mit nachgewiesenen Interessenschwerpunkten im vorderasiatischen Raum. Der Arbeitsplatz steht für die wissenschaftliche Fortbildung und vorzugsweise für die Anfertigung einer Masterarbeit auch über die regelmäßige wöchentliche Arbeitszeit hinaus zur Verfügung.
Closing date: 1 May 2017

Royal Holloway, University of London
Department of History
Two Herringham MA Scholarships
Closing date: 17 March 2017

University of Kent
School of History
Taught Masters Scholarship Opportunities
Closing date: 13 March 2017

Central European University
1) Department of Medieval Studies
MA scholarships
on all aspects of the history and culture of the period between 300 and 1600 C.E.
2) Department of History
MA scholarships
interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives on Eastern, Central and Western Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean, the Middle East and Central Asia.
Closing date: 1 February 2017

Austrian Academy of Sciences
Institute for Oriental and European Archaeology
project “Tracing Transformations in the southern Levant from collapse to consolidation in the mid-second millennium BC”
student assistant (f/m) for subproject 1 (excavation)
in Biblical Archaeology and/or Egyptology or closely related field; excavation at Tel Lachish
Closing date: 31 January 2017

2017 Andrew Sherratt Fund
Grants of up to £1000 to be awarded to postgraduate students of any academic institution in the world for research projects in Old World Prehistory.
Closing date: 31 January 2017

University of Calgary
Department: Biological Sciences / Anthropology and Archaeology
Master Student – Lab Researcher
Theme: Microbial degradation of organic molecules of interest to Archaeology. Project will include DNA-based analysis of microbial communities.
Closing date: 31 January 2017

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