Lincoln College

Lincoln College Summer School of Greek Palaeography

The eighth Lincoln College International Summer School in Greek Palaeography will be held on 27 July - 1 August 2020. The school offers a five-day introduction to the study of Greek manuscripts through ten reading classes, three library visits and five thematic lectures.

Costs: The school does not charge student fees. However, any faculty members admitted to the school may be charged a small fee to defray costs. Participants 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: 9:00-11:00 reading class, 11:15-13:00 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 1 August, 9:00-12:00.

Instructors: Georgi R. Parpulov (Ph.D. Chicago), Christos Simelidis (D.Phil. Oxon.), Dimitris Skrekas (D.Phil. Oxon.). 

Lecturers: Nigel G. Wilson FBA (Oxford), Prof. Marc Lauxtermann (Oxford), Prof. Leslie Brubaker (Birmingham), Prof. David Parker FBA (Birmingham), Christopher Wright (Cambridge).

Application: The final deadline for applying is 15 January 2020.

Applicants are requested to send to Dr Simelidis at csimelidis@gmail.com 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 csimelidis@gmail.com before 15 January 2020. Successful applicants will be notified by 31 January 2020.

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.