Institute for Mediterranean Studies

Call for Applications: Position for Post-Doc Researcher with a PhD in Ottoman History and/or Literature (or similar thematic topic)

The Institute for Mediterranean Studies - Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (IMS-FORTH) (Rethymno, Greece) announces a Post-Doctoral scholarship for a scholar to participate in the implementation of the project 'OTTPOL - A History of Early Modern Ottoman Political Thought, 15th to Early 19th Centuries', which is implemented under the "Aristeia II" Action (NSRF 2007-2013), for a total duration of up to 16 months (end of term: July 2015). The post-doctoral fellow must be specialized in Ottoman history and experienced in archival research and Ottoman palaeography.

Application materials must be submitted to the Principal Investigator of the project, Dr. Marinos Sariyannis, by e-mail at by March 3rd, 2014. Please submit curriculum vitae, a copy of your Ph.D., a one-page description of your specialization and your potential research plan in the general framework of the project, and contact information of one or more referees.

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IMS to participate in Arcland's UAV Experts Roundtable.

ArcLand plans to organise a small 2-days experts roundtable meeting in Rethymno (Crete) together with the TOPOI excellence cluster of the Berlin Free University ( and the Institute for Mediterranean Studies of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (IMS-FORTH) from 22 - 23 January 2014 to bring together 10-15 experts with a known expertise in using UAVs for archaeology.

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