Mainz U history department secures EUR 2.8 million in EU funding to promote young researchers


Picture: Monument with epigram from the tomb of the 12-year old Erasina in Carinthia (2nd century A.D.)
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) has been awarded EUR 2.eighty two million for a European Ground breaking Instruction Network (ITN) with seven European companion establishments. About the training course of the up coming 4 several years, eleven doctoral researchers will receive fantastic schooling, such as numerous modern non-educational components. Marietta Horster, Professor of Historical Background at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, will coordinate the network.

In the slicing-edge challenge CARMEN, quick for “Communal Artwork – Reconceptualising Metrical Epigraphy Network”, historians, philologists, and archaeologists will analyze the position of poetry in each day society in Roman situations. The concentration will be on Latin verse inscriptions termed “Carmina epigraphica”. These eloquent texts are inscribed on gravestones and other monuments. They document social relations, language enhancement, and aesthetics in ancient Rome and its provinces. The CARMEN network is composed of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, the General Directorate for Cultural Heritage Rhineland-Palatinate (GDKE), the universities of Trier, Dijon/Bourgogne, Seville, Vienna, La Sapienza in Rome, and the University of the Basque Place. Extra than ten added educational and non-educational partners through Europe and North Africa will play an lively position in schooling the doctoral college students.

“Mainz University has yet again been effective in an EU selection process and, jointly with its European partners, will be receiving funding for an modern schooling network for doctoral candidates. As Minister for Science and Society, I am especially delighted that the General Directorate for Cultural Heritage in Rhineland-Palatinate and Trier University will also be participating in this investigate challenge. My warmest congratulations to anyone associated,” mentioned Professor Konrad Wolf, Minister of Science, Even further Education, and Society of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.


Associated connection: – Marie Skłodowska-Curie Steps (MSCA) Ground breaking Instruction Networks (ITN) funding plan

Read a lot more: – push release “Humanist Laptop Conversation on Trial challenge introduced” (28 Nov. 2017)

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