The seventh Lincoln College International Summer School in Greek Palaeography will be held on 30 July - 4 August 2018. The school offers a five-day introduction to the study of Greek manuscripts through ten reading classes, two library visits and four thematic lectures.
Costs: The school does not charge student fees. Students are individually responsible for their transportation and living expenses in Oxford. A few bursaries, covering housing (but no board), will be awarded to particularly deserving applicants.
Daily schedule: 8:45-10:45 reading class, 11:00-13:00 library visit, 13:00-14:45 lunch break, 14:45-16:45 reading class, 17:00-18:00 lecture. A final written examination will be administered on Saturday 4 August, 9:00-12:00.
Instructors: Georgi R. Parpulov (Ph.D. Chicago), Christos Simelidis (D.Phil. Oxon.), Dimitris Skrekas (D.Phil. Oxon.).
Lectors: Nigel G. Wilson FBA (Oxford), Dr Peter Toth (London), Dr Michael Zellmann-Rohrer (Oxford).
Application: The final deadline for applying is 15 January 2018.
Applicants are requested to send to Dr Simelidis at firstname.lastname@example.org their curriculum vitae, explain in detail their need for attending the summer school, and indicate whether they wish to be considered for a bursary. They should also arrange for one recommendation letter from an established academic to be e-mailed to email@example.com before 15 January 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by 31 January 2018.
Note: The school is intended for students of Classics, Patristics, Theology, Biblical or Byzantine Studies. Potential applicants are advised that it only offers introductory-level instruction in Greek palaeography and codicology. Adequate knowledge of Greek is a must for all students.