• ROMARCH: New publications: Anatolia, Bulgaria, and Rome


    Some recent publications:

    1. E. Lafli and S. Pataci (eds.), Recent Studies on the Archaeology of Anatolia, British Archaeological Reports, International Series 2750 (Oxford 2015). Recent discoveries from across Turkey, with an emphasis on Hellenistic-Byzantine material.
    2. Archaeologia Bulgarica ХІХ 2015 #2: from a Chalcolithic tell to Roman water-supplies to a Byzantine church.
    3. Molly M. Lindner, Portraits of the Vestal Virgins, Priestesses of Ancient Rome (Michigan 2015). Portraits of Rome’s Vestal Virgins as artistic documents and political vehicles.

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  • ROMARCH: 2016-17 American School of Classical Studies at Athens Programs and Fellowships


    The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, one of America’s most distinguished centers devoted to advanced teaching and research, was founded in 1881 to provide American graduate students and scholars a base for their studies in the history and civilization of the Greek world. Today, over 130 years later, it is still a teaching institution, providing graduate students a unique opportunity to study firsthand the sites and monuments of Greece. The School is also a superb resource for senior scholars pursuing research in many fields ranging from prehistoric to modern Greece, thanks to its internationally renowned libraries, the Blegen, focusing on all aspects of Greece from its earliest prehistory to late antiquity, and the Gennadius, which concentrates on the Greek world after the end of antiquity.
    Membership application to the ASCSA must be made online at http://www.ascsa.edu.gr at the same time you apply to any outside funding organization for work at the School.
    Please click through to learn about more than twenty available programs and fellowship opportunities.

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  • ROMARCH: Conference on ‘Salamis of Cyprus’, 21-23 May 2015, University of Cyprus

    “Salamis of Cyprus, History and Archaeology from the Earliest Times to the End of Antiquity”

    The Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Cyprus and the Department of Antiquities are organizing a conference entitled “Salamis of Cyprus, History and Archaeology from the Earliest Times to the End of Antiquity”. The conference will take place in the Main Hall of the University of Cyprus (75 Kallipoleos Ave.) on the 21st to 23rd May 2015.

    Salamis, with its pivotal setting for encounters and exchanges between the Aegean and the Middle East, has played a key role in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean. This is the perspective under which the participants of this conference will be invited to share their recent research and insights on this part of the history and archaeology of Cyprus.

    The last time the city of Salamis was the object of a conference was in 1978. The conference took place in Lyon. It has unfortunately not been the topic of extensive research and publications ever since.

    The objective of the conference is to put Salamis of Cyprus back on the agenda of an international scientific discussion, presenting new evidence and scientific studies, which will address both its history and its archaeology, while bringing again to light the multicultural nature of the ancient history of the island through its most important archaeological site, Ancient Salamis.

    The conference is open to the public.

    For more information and the program of the conference please follow the link www.salamis2015.com

    The organizing Committee:

    Dr Theodoros Mavrojannis (University of Cyprus)

    Dr Christina Ioannou (University of Cyprus)

    Dr Maria Kantirea (University of Cyprus)

    Dr Efstathios Raptou (Department of Antiquities, Cyprus)


    Professor Vasiliki (Lina) Kassianidou 

    NARNIA Project Coordinator

    President of the Board of Directors of the Cultural Foundation of the Bank of Cyprus 

    Archaeological Research Unit, Department of History and Archaeology


    P.O. Box 20537.  CY-1678 Nicosia, CYPRUS

    tel. +357 22 893564,  FAX. +357 22 22895489

    NARNIA web page: http://narnia-itn.eu/

    Cultural Foundation of the Bank of Cyprus web page: http://www.boccf.org/

  • ROMARCH: CARC Workshop on Replicas in Roman Art

    We are pleased to announce the forthcoming CARC Workshop:

    ‘Replicas in Roman Art: Redeeming the Copy?’

    Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd October 2015

    Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford OX1 3LU.

    Map and Directions are available at the following link:


    Generously supported by Jean-David Cahn and Tony Michaels

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    All are welcome! Attendance is free, but please book a place by contacting carc@classics.ox.ac.uk

    For further information please see www.carc.ox.ac.uk/events/

    Giles Richardson
    Administrative Assistant, Classical Art Research Centre
    University of Oxford

    Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
    66 St Giles’, Oxford, OX1 3LU
    Tel: +44 (0)1865 278082
    Fax: +44 (0)1865 610237

  • ROMARCH: Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani (CSIR)

    The Classical Art Research Centre (CARC) at the University of Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of a set of webpages for the Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani (CSIR) project: www.corpussignorum.org

    CSIR is the long-running international project to publish the sculptures of the Roman Empire, particularly provincial sculpture. The new bilingual pages are hosted by CARC, in collaboration with the Università degli Studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, on behalf of the International Association for Classical Archaeology which founded CSIR in 1963. In the first instance they will provide information and guidance for users of and contributors to the project.

    The Classical Art Research Centre, which is home to the Beazley Archive and its database, is dedicated to promoting and supporting research on all aspects of ancient art. Besides its own projects and online resources, it already hosts the website of the Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum on behalf of the Union Académique Internationale: www.carc.ox.ac.uk

    Giles Richardson
    Administrative Assistant, Classical Art Research Centre
    University of Oxford

    Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
    66 St Giles’, Oxford, OX1 3LU
    Tel: +44 (0)1865 278082
    Fax: +44 (0)1865 610237

  • ROMARCH: Editor in Chief Position for the American Journal of Archaeology

    American Journal of Archaeology Editor-in-Chief Position Open

    For a three-year term beginning in November 2015

    General Description: The American Journal of Archaeology (AJA) was founded in 1885 and is the distinguished, peer-reviewed scholarly journal of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA). The AJA is published quarterly in print and electronic forms (see http://www.ajaonline.org).

    The Editor in Chief (EIC) of the AJA reads initial submissions, decides whether to assign them to peer reviewers, and determines whether the final version is publishable. The EIC develops an editorial vision and solicits manuscripts consonant with that vision. The EIC works closely with AIA’s Vice-President for Research and Academic Affairs and the Executive Director, and the AJA’s Director of Publishing and editorial staff.

    The EIC appoints Review Editors and an Editorial Advisory Board, assists in raising funds in support of the journal, and provides an annual written report on the status of the journal to the AIA Governing Board.

    The EIC serves at the pleasure of the AIA Governing Board for a term of three years, which may be renewed. Compensation is normally in the form of release time from the EIC’s home institution; appropriate adjustments will be made in the case of independent scholars.

    Required Qualifications

    • An established scholar with a demonstrated record of publication.
    • Research and publication interests consonant with the mission of the AJA.
    • Strong writing skills and demonstrated editorial experience.
    • Administrative and managerial experience.
    • Strong interest in the future of academic publishing and the development of a vision for the AJA.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Archaeological field experience in the Old World.
    • An academic appointment in an appropriate university/college department, museum, or other relevant unit.
    • Experience in publishing across print and digital platforms.


    • Cover letter expressing interest in the position, outlining the vision for the journal, and summarizing qualifications.
    • CV
    • Copies of two peer-reviewed publications (no more than a total of 100 pages).
    • Names and contact information of three recommenders to be contacted by phone.

    to:          ajacareers@aia.bu.edu.

    Review of application materials begins August 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

    The AIA encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. Federal and state statutes prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, disability, and veteran status. In addition, AIA policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, and gender expression.