Mainz U history department secures EUR 2.8 million in EU funding to promote young researchers

Picture: Monument with epigram from the tomb of the twelve-year old Erasina in Carinthia (2nd century A.D.)
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) has been awarded EUR two.eighty two million for a European Progressive Coaching Community (ITN) with 7 European partner institutions. Above the class of the following four a long time, eleven doctoral scientists will acquire superb education, like numerous progressive non-academic parts. Marietta Horster, Professor of Historic Heritage at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, will coordinate the network.

In the slicing-edge challenge CARMEN, quick for “Communal Artwork – Reconceptualising Metrical Epigraphy Community”, historians, philologists, and archaeologists will look at the function of poetry in every day culture in Roman moments. The concentration will be on Latin verse inscriptions called “Carmina epigraphica”. These eloquent texts are inscribed on gravestones and other monuments. They document social relations, language progress, and aesthetics in historical Rome and its provinces. The CARMEN network is composed of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, the Common Directorate for Cultural Heritage Rhineland-Palatinate (GDKE), the universities of Trier, Dijon/Bourgogne, Seville, Vienna, La Sapienza in Rome, and the University of the Basque Country. Much more than 10 added academic and non-academic companions all through Europe and North Africa will play an energetic function in education the doctoral college students.

“Mainz University has once again been profitable in an EU assortment process and, alongside one another with its European companions, will be receiving funding for an progressive education network for doctoral candidates. As Minister for Science and Society, I am significantly delighted that the Common Directorate for Cultural Heritage in Rhineland-Palatinate and Trier University will also be taking part in this exploration challenge. My warmest congratulations to all people associated,” mentioned Professor Konrad Wolf, Minister of Science, Further more Education and learning, and Society of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

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Relevant link:
https://ec.europa.eu/exploration/mariecurieactions/actions/exploration-networks_en – Marie Skłodowska-Curie Steps (MSCA) Progressive Coaching Networks (ITN) funding scheme

Read far more:
https://www.uni-mainz.de/presse/aktuell/3534_ENG_HTML.php – push release “Humanist Laptop Conversation on Trial challenge introduced” (28 Nov. 2017)

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