September 20, 2020


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

Image: Monument with epigram from the tomb of the twelve-12 months old Erasina in Carinthia (2nd...

Image: Monument with epigram from the tomb of the twelve-12 months old Erasina in Carinthia (2nd century A.D.)
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Credit rating: photograph/©: P. Kruschwitz

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) has been awarded EUR 2.eighty two million for a European Progressive Instruction Community (ITN) with seven European partner institutions. Around the training course of the following 4 yrs, eleven doctoral scientists will receive exceptional instruction, which include lots of modern non-tutorial components. Marietta Horster, Professor of Historic Background at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, will coordinate the community.

In the slicing-edge undertaking CARMEN, quick for “Communal Artwork – Reconceptualising Metrical Epigraphy Community”, historians, philologists, and archaeologists will take a look at the purpose of poetry in everyday lifestyle in Roman periods. The aim will be on Latin verse inscriptions identified as “Carmina epigraphica”. These eloquent texts are inscribed on gravestones and other monuments. They doc social relations, language advancement, and aesthetics in historical Rome and its provinces. The CARMEN community is composed of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, the Basic 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 Nation. More than ten extra tutorial and non-tutorial companions all through Europe and North Africa will perform an energetic purpose in instruction the doctoral college students.

“Mainz University has once more been prosperous in an EU selection method and, together with its European companions, will be acquiring funding for an modern instruction community for doctoral candidates. As Minister for Science and Culture, I am especially delighted that the Basic Directorate for Cultural Heritage in Rhineland-Palatinate and Trier University will also be collaborating in this analysis undertaking. My warmest congratulations to every person involved,” mentioned Professor Konrad Wolf, Minister of Science, Further more Education, and Culture of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.


Related connection: – Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Progressive Instruction Networks (ITN) funding scheme

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