The Max-Planck International Research Award Project

Memoria Romana


announces effective 1 September, 2010:

[1] Eight International Doctoral Fellowships

on subjects relating to memory and memorialization in the areas of Roman history, literature, archaeology, art, and religion, with a tenure of one year and the possibility of renewal for a second year. Recipients can pursue their research at any location of their choice but will collaborate with Prof. Karl Galinsky and come to Bochum, Rome, or London periodically for colloquia and discussion with other recipients. Costs of such travel will be defrayed by the Project.

[2] International Research Stipends primarily for younger scholars

to support projects in the same subject areas. These are subventions of maximally 3,000 EUR especially for projects leading to publication. They may include, e.g., travel to museums, libraries, and archaeological sites.

Applicants from all countries are eligible for these awards. More information about the requirements and application procedures can be found here.

Applications will be considered every three months. Deadlines for receiving applications are 1 November 2010, 1 February 2011, 1 May 2011, 1 August 2011, and 15 December 2011. Applications should be sent to Mr. Johannes Gross electronically ( or by mail:

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Seminar für Klassische Philologie

GB 2/157

44780 Bochum


For further information, please contact Mr. Gross or Prof. Karl Galinsky ( The grant project will be continued until 2012.