sábado, 1 de abril de 2017

FELLOWSIPS: MasterClass Cuneiform Epigraphy at Heidelberg

MasterClass Cuneiform Epigraphy

The MasterClass in Cuneiform Epigraphy aims at introducing Master students to dealing with original clay tablets. In this one-week intensive course students will become acquainted with basic scientific and methodological techniques of highly practical relevance, focusing on deciphering, autographing, as well as digital drawing of  original clay tablets.

The curriculum will be an exciting mix of participant-oriented discussions and hands-on approaches to original clay tablets. You will work in small study groups and will handle a variety of genuine clay tablets mainly from the Uruk Warka Collection, one of the few that serves also as a teaching collection.

Most of the lectures will be in German, for which an intermediate knowledge and comprehension is required.

Successful applicants will receive full funding. This includes transportation (up to 1.200 EUR for applicants from
overseas, up to 400 EUR for applicants from Europe), accommodation, and course materials.

There is no tuition fee for the Heidelberg University MasterClass.

Date: 09th October - 13th October 2017, to be held at Heidelberg University, Germany,  in cooperation with the  University of Tuebingen and the University of Freiburg.

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