Call for Applications – “Rethinking the Mediterranean”

Rethinking the Mediterranean, History and Historiography Issues on the Eastern Mediterranean. History-Histories of the Mediterranean/ Story-Stories in the Mediterranean

École française d’Athènes (EFA)

9th-13th May 2016

Application deadline: 20th January 2016

The Doctoral Workshop « History – Histories of the Mediterranean / Story – Stories in the Mediterranean » (French School at Athens in collaboration with The Institute of Historical Research), will take place within the framework of the international research network Ramsès. The Doctoral Workshop offers an international framework for exchange and discussion of analytical and methodological issues on the Mediterranean. The aim is to question how researchers engage in a multifaceted approach of the Mediterranean, as a historical and geographical entity, as an object of historiography, and/or as an analytical category.


Open to doctoral students in social sciences and humanities of any nationality, enrolled in a doctoral program for more than 6 months. Organisers will cover expenses in whole or in part, depending on the case (travel, accommodation and catering costs).

Application documents :

  • CV : 1 to 2 pages
  • Application form
  • Presentation of the candidate’s work (1 to 2 pages): thesis project, theoretical or empirical article, case study, literature review, methodological or epistemological approach.

On-line applications :; announcement of the results from 8 February 2016.

Scientific coordination :

Ourania Polycandrioti, Research Director at the Institute of Historical Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation (IIE-EIE)

Tassos Anastassiadis, McGill university

Scientific committe:

EFA: Marc Aymes (CETOBAC-CNRS) – Tassos Anastassiadis (McGill university)

IIE-EIE: Ourania Polycandrioti – Eugenia Drakopoulou

RAMSES: Ghislaine Alleaume (IREMAM-MMSH) – Maryline Crivello (TELEMME-MMSH)

In collaboration with :

Maison méditerranéenne des sciences de l’homme, CNRS / Aix-Marseille University

For more information: Ourania Polycandrioti, email: – phone number : +30 210 72 73 586


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