AMERICAN RESEARCH CENTER IN SOFIA SUMMER PROGRAM IN ARCHAEOLOGY, 2017
Archaeological Field School at Parthicopolis with excursions to archaeological sites in Bulgaria, Republic of Macedonia and Greece
Field School Director: Dr. Emil Nankov (ARCS)
Duration: May 30 (arrival to Sofia) – June 26, 2017 (departure from Sofia)
Eligibility: advanced undergraduate and graduate students of universities based in North America and Europe in the fields of Archaeology, Anthropology, Classical Studies, Ancient History and related studies
The American Research Center in Sofia is pleased to announce its sixth summer season in the Middle Strymon Valley and the third Archaeological Field School at Parthicopolis (Bulgaria).
Students will arrive in Sofia on May 30 and will spend two days exploring the archaeology and history of its Roman predecessor, Serdica. On June 2, the Team will begin an archaeological journey, visiting sites and museums in Sofia and in Plovdiv. We will arrive in the city of Sandanski on June 4, the home base of the ARCS excavations at Parthicopolis. The excavation team will reside in a hotel in Sandanski during the 3-week excavation season. Archaeological work is conducted Monday-Friday with additional excursions to Republic of Macedonia and northern Greece on Saturdays. The Team will be accompanied back to Sofia on June 25, where they will stay one night, departing from Sofia on June 26.
The fee for the ARCS Summer Archaeology Program is $1800, which covers the cost of lodging in Sofia, ground transportation during the excursion and museum/site tickets during the excursions; housing, ground transportation and most meals during the excavation season at Parthicopolis/Sandanski. This fee does not cover lunch or dinner during the excursions, international travel to/from Sofia, travel insurance; the fee also does not cover dinner on Saturdays and lunch/dinner on Sundays during the excavation season.