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Lincoln College Summer School of Greek Palaeography

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 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 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.