Brenninkmeijer-Werhahn Fellowship at the
Pontifical Gregorian University
In the context of the ongoing exchange program between the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome through its Cardinal Bea Centre for Judaic Studies and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem through its Center for the Study of Christianity, we are pleased to announce a fellowship for a visiting graduate students at the Pontifical Gregorian University for the academic year 2013-2014. The fellowship, made available through the generous support of Hubert and Aldegonde Brenninkmeijer-Werhahn, is offered for a period of one semester.
AIM OF THE PROGRAMME
The programme aims at supporting work on a specific research project in connection with the unique opportunities provided in terms of libraries, academic programs and human resources at the Gregorian University and its affiliate institutions in Rome. Applicants have to have completed at least one year of graduate studies.
Fellowship holders are required to participate in at least one course at the Gregorian University during either the fall semester (October 14, 2013 - January 24, 2014) or the spring semester between (February 17 - May 30, 2013). They may be asked to report on work/research during a seminar or class session.
DETAILS OF THE AWARD
Fellowship holders will receive from the Cardinal Bea Centre for Judaic Studies a cash award of EUR 5.600,00 in four monthly instalments, library privileges for the Gregorian University and tuition for up to two courses or seminars. Fellowship holders are responsible for covering all remaining expenses. They are required to reside in Rome during the entire period of their tenure. The Cardinal Bea Centre can help with housing arrangements at the "Lay Center at Foyer Unitas"; all other housing arrangements need to be made by the fellowship recipient.
Applicants are asked to provide the following documentation:
a. A Curriculum Vitae, giving details of education and language skills and any information the applicants considers
b. Transcripts of undergraduate and graduate studies
c. A letter of reference
d. A statement describing the studies to be undertaken during the term of the fellowship.
e. Contact information i. Postal Address, ii. Phone number(s) iii. E-mail address
REGISTRATION AT THE GREGORIAN
Fellowship recipients will need to need to fulfil all matriculation requirements and to register in person during the registration period (September 18 - October 2, 2013 for the fall semester and 20-31 January, 2014 for the Spring semester).
Deadline for applications is March 15, 2013. A decision will be announced by April 15, 2013. Late applications may be taken into consideration.
Please send applications to:
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Centre for the Study of Christianity
Faculty of Humanities
Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem 91905
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Graduate Fellows 2002-2013
Liran Gordon, Philosophy, On the Possibility of Certainty in Human Cognition: Examination and Structural Comparison of St. Thomas Aquinas, Henry of Ghent and John Duns Scotus
Shulamit Miller, Institute of Archaeology, Luxury, Prestige and Grandeur: the Mansions and Daily Life of the Social Elite of the Roman Near East during the 1st-6th c. C.E.
Avner Ecker, Institute of Archaeology, The Urban Culture in Roman Syria-Palaestina and Arabia (74-284 AD)
Amitai Jacobsen, Comparative Religion, Patterns and Conventions of Mass Conversion of Jews to Christianity in Late Antique and Early Medieval Europe
Yakir Paz, Talmud and Jewish Thought
Sarah Zweig, Comparative Religion, Imitatio Dei in Neoplatonic Tradition
Uri Gabbay, Ancient and Near Eastern Languages, Ancient Mesopotamian Liturgy
Sergey Minov, Comparative Religion, The Cave of Treasures in Context: Polemical Historiography and Formation of Syriac Christian Identity in the Fifth-Sixth Centuries
Eyal Poleg, Compartive Religion, On the Books of Maccabees: An Unpublished Poem by Geoffrey, Prior of the Templum Domini
Yossef Soffer, Comparative Religion