Issue 6, November 2017

The editors are pleased to present the sixth issue of Diogenes!

The present issue is a by-product of some of the papers presented at the PGR Colloquium on Multiculturalism from late Antiquity to Modernity organised at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies in June 2017 by Gemma Masson and Francisco Lopez-Santos Kornberger.

The contents of this issue are as follows:

Danai Thomaidis, University of Venice, Greek icons in Venice and their impact on Venetian identity

Mara Psalti, University of Athens, Niccolò Timoni: An 18th century Chian littérateur and his contribution in early Modern Greek literary criticism

Juan García González, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, The Sertorian War as a bellum civile: an outlook from the 4th and 5th Centuries AD

James Baillie, University of Vienna, Tamar’s Lions: A Digital Approach to 12th Century Georgia

Curtis Lisle, University of Birmingham, Performing the City: Suggestions for an Archaeological Understanding of ‘The City’ and Urban Transformation in Pisidian Sagalassos

DOWNOLOAD DIOGENES 6 HERE

The general editor is Vassiliki Kaisidou.

The specialist editors for Issue 6 were Anastasia Tantarouda-Papaspyrou, Panagiota Vasilaki, Michael Burling, Laura-Marie Clark,  Alex Feldman, Francisco Lopez-Santos Kornberger, Panagiota Mantouvalou,  Joseph Parsonage,  Flavia Vanni, Maria Vrij Lauren Wainwright.

If you have any questions regarding getting involved in submitting to Diogenes, please contact the editors at diogenes@contacts.bham.ac.uk

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Issue 6, November 2017

Lectureship, University College Cork

Lectureship in Classics (Roman Art)

University College Cork

Application deadline: 1st November 2016

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in Classics (Roman Art). Reporting to the Head of the Department of Classics, the Lecturer in Classics (Roman Art) will have a specialist interest in Roman Art, broadly understood to include Late Antique Art. The successful applicant will be required to deliver foundation and advanced teaching on aspects of Roman Art from the early Republican to the Late Antique periods, with an emphasis on art of the Imperial period. An ability to teach a classical language (Greek or Latin) is desirable, but not essential. The successful candidate may be required to teach in other areas of classical culture or history according to changing departmental needs. Candidates must hold a doctoral qualification in an area of Roman, or Late Antique, Art from a recognised University at the time of application. The holder of this post will be expected to promote student research at masters and doctoral level on different aspects of Roman Art. S/he will also be required to contribute to the academic administration of the department and college, and to engage with external bodies in areas relating to Classics.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Lectureship, University College Cork

Lecturer, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Lecturer in Late Antiquity (00404)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Application deadline: 12th September 2016

The Faculty is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in the Late Antiquity period with a particular focus upon either Ancient Religions or Ancient Medicine. Experience in teaching, delivery, assessment and student support at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Late Antiquity with particular reference to Ancient Medicine or Ancient Religions will therefore be required.

The post holder will be required to devise a range of teaching and assessment materials, covering several modules within the broadly defined subject areas above. The post holder will be required to deliver teaching in a variety of different learning environments and use a variety of teaching styles and approaches.

The post holder will offer both academic and pastoral feedback and support to students and will undertake scholarship, research, training or project work, to ensure ongoing professional development and to enhance the profile of both the Faculty and University. The post holder will make a positive contribution to the day to day activities of the Faculty that may cover areas such as dissertation supervision, student recruitment, marketing activities, research seminars and workshops, staff training and professional development.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Lecturer, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Juniorprofessur, Universität Mannheim

Juniorprofessur

Universität Mannheim

Application deadline: 10th August 2016

An der Philosophischen Fakultät der Universität Mannheim ist zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine Juniorprofessur (W1) für Alte Geschichte für eine Dauer von zunächst drei Jahren zu besetzen. Nach positiver Evaluation ist eine Verlängerung um weitere drei Jahre möglich.

Ein Schwerpunkt in Forschung und Lehre soll auf der Spätantike und dem Epochenübergang Antike/Mittelalter liegen. Die Stelleninhaberin/der Stelleninhaber soll sich nach Maßgabe des dienstrechtlichen Aufgabenkatalogs sowie der mit der Stelle verbundenen fachspezifischen Anforderungen durch die selbständige Wahrnehmung von Aufgaben in Forschung und Lehre in ihrem/seinem jeweiligen Fachgebiet für die Tätigkeit einer Hochschullehrerin/eines Hochschullehrers weiterqualifizieren.

Die Einstellungsvoraussetzungen richten sich nach § 51 Abs. 2 und 3 Landeshochschulgesetz (LHG) in der derzeit gültigen Fassung. Neben einem abgeschlossenen Hochschulstudium sowie dem Nachweis einer herausragenden Promotion werden pädagogische Eignung sowie eine durch zusätzliche wissenschaftliche Leistungen belegte Befähigung für die Übernahme der Position einer Juniorprofessur erwartet. Die Einstellung erfolgt bei Erfüllung der allgemeinen dienstrechtlichen Voraussetzungen im Rahmen eines Beamtenverhältnisses auf Zeit zunächst für die Dauer von drei Jahren, welches nach positiver Evaluation auf insgesamt sechs Jahre nach Maßgabe der gesetzlichen Regelung (§ 51 Abs. 7 und 8 LHG) verlängert werden kann.

Die Universität Mannheim misst einer intensiven Betreuung der Studierenden einen hohen Stellenwert bei und erwartet deshalb von den Lehrenden eine ausgeprägte Präsenz an der Universität. Zur Stärkung der universitären Einbindung in das regionale Umfeld wird ferner davon ausgegangen, dass die/der zu Berufende bereit ist, ihren/seinen Lebensmittelpunkt in die Region zu legen. Die Universität Mannheim strebt eine Erhöhung des Anteils an Frauen in Forschung und Lehre an und ermuntert daher entsprechend qualifizierte Wissenschaftlerinnen sich zu bewerben. Bewerbungen von Schwerbehinderten werden bei entsprechender Eignung bevorzugt berücksichtigt.

Bewerbungen mit Lebenslauf, beglaubigten Zeugniskopien, Verzeichnis der Publikationen und Lehrveranstaltungen werden mit dem Kennwort „W1 Alte Geschichte“ erbeten bis zum 10. August 2016. Bitte senden Sie Ihre Unterlagen an den Dekan der Philosophischen Fakultät, Herrn Prof. Dr. Matthias Kohring, Universität Mannheim, 68131 Mannheim oder als eine pdf-Datei an folgende E-Mail-Adresse: c.brendel@phil.uni-mannheim.de.

Juniorprofessur, Universität Mannheim

Lecturer, Brasenose College

8-Hour Stipendiary Lecturership in Classics

Brasenose College, University of Oxford

Application deadline: 22nd August 2016

Brasenose College wishes to appoint an eight-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in Classics for up four terms from 1 October 2016. The person appointed will be expected to plan, direct and teach the college-based Classical Language and Literature components of the Literae Humaniores (Lit. Hum.) and Classics & Modern Languages undergraduate degree courses, to participate in admissions procedures, and to assist generally in the running of Classics in collaboration with the Tutors in Classics and Ancient History.

The salary scale will be within the range £17,179 to £19,321 per annum (current rates), plus allowances, according to qualifications and experience. Please see the Further Particulars (including details of pension provision, allowances, and lunch and dining rights) for information on how to apply and fill in the Application Form and the Recruitment Monitoring Form.

Please send applications, preferably by email, to the College Academic Administrator, Brasenose College, Oxford, OX1 4AJ (tel: 01865 277823; email: college.office@bnc.ox.ac.uk) by noon on Monday 22nd August 2016. Applicants should arrange for two referees to write direct to the College Academic Administrator by the same date.

Brasenose College is an equal opportunity employer.

Lecturer, Brasenose College

Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Teaching Fellow in Byzantine Archaeology (036675)

University of Edinburgh

Application deadline: 1st August 2016

The Archaeology Subject Area seeks to appoint a fixed-term Teaching Fellow in Byzantine Archaeology (0.9 FTE) from 1 September 2016, for a period of 10 months. Applications are invited from scholars with research interests and teaching experience in Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology.

The appointment is part-time, 31.5 hpw, and is fixed-term for 10 months from 1 September 2016.

Salary: £31,656 – £37,768 per annum (pro-rata)

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) on Monday 1 August 2016

Job Details

Job title: Teaching Fellowship in Byzantine Archaeology

School/Support Department: School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Subject Area: Archaeology

Line manager: Dr Ulf-Dietrich Schoop

Job Purpose

This Fellowship is designed to replace the teaching of Prof. Jim Crow who holds a grant from the Leverhulme Research Trust. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to teaching and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, especially the MSc programmes in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies (LAIBS), Mediterranean Archaeology and Classical Art and Archaeology.

In terms of teaching the post-holder will be expected to contribute to general Archaeology first- and second-year sub-honours modules (e.g. Archaeology 1 & Archaeology 2); to teach courses on Byzantine Archaeology (ARCA10055) and A Topic in Classical Archaeology (CACA10032) at honours level and co-teach, with Prof. Niels Gaul, the new School-wide course on Constantinople: The History of a Medieval Megalopolis from Constantine the Great to Süleyman the Magnificent (CHCA10005); to offer a course on Byzantine Archaeology (PGHC11260, for the better part combined with ARCA10055) at MSc level, and to contribute actively to the LAIBS core course, Approaches to the Long Late Antiquity.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Teaching Fellow in Late Roman History (036672)

University of Edinburgh

Application deadline: 29th July 2016

  • Contact person: Prof. Niels Gaul
  • Contact email: N.Gaul@ed.ac.uk
  • Contact number: 0131 6503 776

The Classics Subject Area seeks to appoint a fixed-term Teaching Fellow in Late Roman History from 1 September 2016, for a period of 12 months. Applications are invited from scholars with research interests and teaching experience in later Roman and late antique history.

The appointment is a full time, fixed-term post.

Salary scale: £31,656 – £37,768 per annum

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) on Friday 29th July 2016.

Job Details

Job title: Teaching Fellow in Late Roman History

School/Support Department: School of History, Classics, and Archaeology

Job Purpose

This Fellowship is designed to replace the teaching of Dr Lucy Grig while she holds a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to teaching and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, especially the MSc programme in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies (LAIBS) as well as the new MSc programme in Ancient History.

In terms of teaching the post-holder will be expected to contribute to first- and second-year sub-honours modules (e.g. The Roman World 1B, Ancient History 2B: Themes and Theories in Ancient History); to teach one of the following popular options at honours level – The City of Rome, The Emperor in the Late Roman World, or The World of St Augustine – and one honours course related to their own research; to offer A Topic in Late Antique and Byzantine History 1 at MSc level, and to contribute actively to the LAIBS core course, Approaches to the Long Late Antiquity.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh