Postgraduate Course in Roman Epigraphy
Next course: July 2021
What is the Postgraduate Course in Roman Epigraphy?
Course Director: Dr Abigail Graham (Lecturer in Ancient History at Warwick University)
This biennial course is designed for postgraduates in archaeology, ancient history, art history, museum studies, classics and related fields who wish to pursue the study of epigraphic evidence in their research.
The intensive eight-day course explores the uses of epigraphy as a source in various formats and contexts considering how writing is presented in the ancient and modern landscapes.
The course features:
- daily ambulatio in Rome
- visits to local museums
- use of archives (including online databases)
- interaction with academics and ongoing research projects in the field
- independent research time
- full board* accommodation at the British School at Rome
- museum entrance fees, in-course travel and site fees
The final programme of the course is adjusted based on the research interests of participants. The links below give a flavour of previous courses.
What does it cost?
Course fee for 2021: €1,200.
Some bursaries towards the course fee may be available to British nationals with a demonstrable need.
The fee covers accommodation at the BSR with breakfast and dinner every day*, site entry fees, transport around Rome (public transport tickets), supplies for rubbings, on site support from the course director and membership of the BSR until March 2022.
What is not covered: Travel to/from the BSR; insurance – we strongly recommend you take out travel insurance including health and personal possessions cover; Saturday dinner and Sunday lunch; any other costs arising from your personal research project.
How do I apply?
Information on how to apply for the 2021 course is available here: 2021 course information pack
*Excludes Saturday dinner and Sunday lunch.
The Postgraduate Course in Roman Epigraphy is generously supported with bursaries by the Classical Association. It is also generously supported with a Archaeology Development Grant from the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies: as well as a grant and student bursaries from the British Epigraphy Society.