Bursary to attend the 3rd International Congress on Archaeological Sciences in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East (ICAS-EMME 3)

The Foundation is offering four bursaries of £850 each,  for students and researchers from the HFF region to attend the 3rd International Congress on Archaeological Sciences in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East (ICAS-EMME 3). The conference will be held in Cyprus from the 14th to the 18th March 2022

This international congress aims to highlight recent advances in natural, material and computational science applications to archaeology and cultural heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, and to provide an international academic forum for dissemination of results of current research in these fields in the region. The congress is addressed to the international scientific community of archaeologists, archaeological & heritage scientists, and researchers applying natural, material and computational science methods to archaeology and cultural heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East.

More information about the conference can be found here 

The bursary is to cover the cost of flights, visas, accommodation and subsistence, the conference registration fee will be waived for successful applicants

In order to apply you must;

  • Be from the HFF region (Cyprus, Egypt, Lebanon or Syria) or an early career researcher working in the HFF region.
  • Be planning to submit a paper/poster at the conference, the deadline for abstracts is the 15th November 2021 – *now extended to the end of November.
  • Submit a full report on the event if successful.
The deadline for bursary applications is the 3rd December 2021. To apply please complete the form below. 

  • Please provide more information about you which demonstrates a strong interest and commitment to maritime archaeology.
  • Please provide more information which amongst other things, outlines why you should receive this support, indicating why you have chosen to take part in the conference and what benefit this brings you specifically as well as your potential peers. This should be ideally a minimum 250-300 words and include a clear justification for why this conference will benefit you, and what you hope to achieve through attending.
  • If you have submitted a paper or poster please provide the abstract here.
  • Please upload a brief CV, ideally no more than one page, as a word doc or pdf
    Max. file size: 128 MB.
  • If your application is successful we ask that you abide by the following terms and conditions, please tick these to confirm you understand and accept
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