Friday, 30 October 2015

New PhD in the field of Classical Antiquity and contemporary visual art

TECHNE: Call for proposals/expressions of interest: PhD study in the field of classical antiquity and contemporary visual art,  Royal College of Art/Royal Holloway, University of London

Students with an interest in pursuing interdisciplinary PhD study in any area of classical antiquity and contemporary art practice are invited to send in letters of enquiry/proposals to Dr. Jaspar Joseph-Lester (Royal College of Art) and Professor Ahuvia Kahane (Royal Holloway, University of London). The proposed research may adopt historical, critical, philosophical or practice based approaches, or any mix of the above and may focus on any aspect of Greek or Roman history, culture and thought in relation to contemporary art.  

Students whose proposals are accepted will be jointly supervised by Dr. Jaspar Joseph-Lester, Reader in Fine Art, Royal College of Art, and Prof. Ahuvia Kahane, Prof. of Greek, Royal Holloway, University of London and may submit their primary registration for the Ph.D. to either RCA or RHUL. We expect to submit supervisees for RHUL/RCA the TECHNE PhD awards scheme. Interested students are also invited to come to a TECHNE Open Evening on 11 Nov., 2015, from 5.30 to 7.30pm at the Royal Holloway’s central London premises at 11 Bedford Square, WC1B 3RA (Montague Place – just behind the University of London’s Senate House – for map, see,-2.327815&sspn=10.932975,19.753418&hnear=London+WC1E+6DP,+United+Kingdom&t=m&z=16), room 003 (drinks and nibbles will be served).

Ahuvia Kahane, MA, DPhil
Professor of Greek, Department of Classics, 
Royal Holloway, University of London, FW017
Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX
+44 (0)1784 443 208 (office)
+44 (0)7799 41 81 41(mobile)
Akahane3208 (Skype)