The PlaCe-ITN fellows are a dynamic group of Early-Stage Researchers from around the world (Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Spain, the UK, the US, and Russia) working on premodern plasters and ceramics from the eastern Mediterranean. At this site, you will find information about our fellows' academic profiles and their doctoral research within the framework of PlaCe-ITN. 

 

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ESR01 - 

Research topic: Raw materials in the production of ancient Cypriot ceramics. Sampling the Cypriot geo-environment

Host organisation: The Cyprus Institute

PhD enrolment: The Cyprus Institute 


ESR02 - 

Research topic: Reconstructing the chaîne opératoire of technical ceramics for the production of Egyptian blue from the Late Bronze Age to the Roman era

Host organisation: The Cyprus Institute 

PhD enrolment: The Cyprus Institute 


ESR03 A - 

ESR03 B -

Short-term fellowships* for doctoral students working on premodern ceramics and plasters 

Host organisation: The Cyprus Institute


ESR04 -  

Research topic: Shifting intra- and inter-regional foci of artisanal ceramic production in the region of Sagalassos (SW Turkey) from the Archaic to Byzantine period

Host organisation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

PhD enrolment: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven 


ESR05 - 

Research topic: Roman concrete throughout the empire: composition and strength

Host organisation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

PhD enrolment: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven 


ESR06 -  

Research topic: Early Ceramic Technologies and Traditions in the Edom Lowlands Region of Southern Jordan: A Diachronic Perspective

Host organisation: University College London

PhD enrolment: University College London 


ESR07 - 

Research topic: Ceramic and Plaster Technologies and Traditions at Neolithic Makri, Thrace, Greece Ceramic and Plaster Technologies and Traditions at Neolithic Makri, Thrace, Greece

Host organisation: University College London

PhD enrolment: University College London 


ESR08 - 

Research topic: Early Medieval Ceramic Technology and Culture in the eastern Mediterranean

Host organisation: University of Cyprus 

PhD enrolment: University of Cyprus  


ESR09 - 

Research topic: Sampling, characterisation and reproduction of historic plasters from Cyprus with special emphasis on hydraulic lime plasters

Host organisation: University of Cyprus 

PhD enrolment: University of Cyprus 


ESR10 -  

Research topic: From Roman to Green cement: Technological developments and social aspects

Host organisation: National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”

PhD enrolment: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven 


ESR11 - 

Research topic: A Diachronic Study of the Design and Technology of Attic Transport Jars

Host organisation: National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”

PhD enrolment: University of Thessaly 


ESR12 - 

Research topic: Culinary traces of the past: Aegean-Balkan mobility and interaction at the dawn of urbanisation through an interdisciplinary study of cooking practices and pots

Host organisation: British School at Athens

PhD enrolment: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 


ESR13 - 

Research topic: Plaster production in Late Antiquity: materials and techniques

Host organisation: University of Cambridge

PhD enrolment: University of Cambridge 


ESR14 - 

Research topic: Container and content: integral analyses of Mediterranean amphorae

Host organisation: University of Cambridge

PhD enrolment: University of Cambridge 


ESR15 - 

Research topic: Characterisation of binders used for premodern plasters in the ever-changing urban environments

Host organisation: Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences

PhD enrolment: Charles University