An Intersectional Analysis of Ancient Jewish Travel Narratives (ANINAN) (4+4 or 5+3), 2021-5
PhD scholarship/fellowship in An Intersectional Analysis of Ancient Jewish Travel Narratives (ANINAN) (4+4 or 5+3)
The Graduate School at Arts, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, in collaboration with the European Research Council, invites applications for a fully funded PhD scholarship/fellowship in An Intersectional Analysis of Ancient Jewish Travel Narratives (ANINAN) provided the necessary funding is available. This PhD scholarship/fellowship is available as of 1 September 2021 for a period of up to three years (5+3) and of up to four years (4+4). The candidate who is awarded the scholarship/fellowship must commence his/her PhD degree programme on 1 September 2021.
The PhD scholarship/fellowship will be financed by the 2 parties.
The PhD student will write a dissertation on an aspect of travel in the Hebrew Bible and cognate literature. The work is to be carried out in association with an ERC project investigating literary and cultural representations of travel in ancient Israelite/Jewish narratives. The aim of ANINAN is to understand how travel was perceived and/or imagined in antiquity, including its agents, motives, and outcomes, and the PhD student will produce a case study on a selected text(s).
The applicants are encouraged to address questions of social stratification and/or cultural interaction in their proposals. They are also asked to contact the PI before submitting their applications.