Ernst Herzfeld Award
About The Event
Call for Applications
Ernst Herzfeld Award for Master Theses in Islamic Art History and Archaeology
Application Deadline: November 15, 2021
The Ernst Herzfeld-Gesellschaft für Islamische Kunst und Archäologie (Ernst Herzfeld Society for Studies in Islamic Art and Archaeology) is pleased to announce the second edition of the Ernst Herzfeld Award for Master Theses in Islamic Art History and Archaeology.
The aim of the award is to encourage and support young scholars in Europe who are working on visual and material culture of Islamic countries in the fields of Art History, Archaeology, and Building Archaeology (Bauforschung).
The successful candidate is honored at the annual colloquium of the Ernst Herzfeld Society, offered a full travel grant to present their master thesis at the colloquium, and is granted publication of the presented paper in the series of the Society, Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie (BIKA).
• Outstanding master thesis (MA, Master, M.phil., and similar) on a topic situated within the research fields of History of Islamic Art and Architecture, Islamic Archaeology, or Building Archaeology (Bauforschung) on Islamic Architecture.
• The thesis must have been written and supervised at a European university. For this call, theses are eligible that were fully reviewed and marked in the timeframe between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2021.
• Accepted languages of the thesis are: German, English, French, Italian, and Spanish.
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Ernst Herzfeld Society for Studies in Islamic Art and Archaeology