Opportunities for Researchers 


CHS Fellowships in Hellenic Studies

The application has closed. The CHS fellowship program encourages and supports research of the highest quality on topics related to ancient Greece. The program offers options for collaborative and coordinating proposals. Fellowships include a stipend (maximum $18,000), housing at the CHS in Washington, DC for 4 to 16 weeks, subsidized health insurance, and support for relocation expenses.  

Early Career Fellowships in Hellenic Studies in Greece and Cyprus

The application has closed. The program aims to support researchers who are citizens or permanent residents of Greece and Cyprus, and whose work requires continued access to material on site (e.g. archives, artifacts, archaeological sites). Fellowships include a stipend of $9,000 and the opportunity to visit the CHS offices in Nafplio, for up to 5 days, and in Washington, DC, for up to 10 days. 

Early Career Fellowship in Philhellenism

The application has closed. On the occasion of the celebration of the 200 years (1821-2021) since the Greek war of independence and as part of a series of events that the CHS will organize to honor this important anniversary, the CHS offers one fellowship to a postdoctoral researcher based in Greece to conduct research of the highest quality on topics related to 19th-century Philhellenism. The fellowship includes a stipend of $15,000.

Fellowships News

The CHS is pleased to announce the 2020-21 Early Career Fellows in Hellenic Studies in Greece and Cyprus, and the 2020-21 Fellows in Hellenic Studies. The fellowship programs encourage research of the highest quality on topics related to ancient Greece. 

Early Career Fellows in Hellenic Studies in Greece and Cyprus

Ioanna Moutafi (Greece) American School of Classical Studies
The Bioarchaeology of the Early Mycenaean Period: An Interdisciplinary Study of Human Skeletal Remains from Ayios Vasilios (Laconia) and Kirrha (Phokis)

Nikos Tsivikis (Greece) Academy of Athens and Institute of Mediterranean Studies/FORTH (Rethymno)
An Early End to Antiquity in Roman Provincial Greece: Pagans and Christians in the Wake of the AD 365 Earthquake in Messene

Fellows in Hellenic Studies 

Fall 2020 

Milena Anfosso (Italy) Independent Researcher
Entwining Greek with Asian Speech: Timotheus of Miletus' The Persians 140-161

Gregory Crane (USA) Tufts University
Ancient Greek and Digital Philology

Denise Demetriou (USA and Cyprus) University of California, San Diego
Phoenicians Among Others: How Migration and Mobility Transformed the Ancient Mediterranean

Aimee Genova (USA and Italy) University of Chicago
In Times of War and Crisis: Regional Identities and Greek Archaeology

Dieter Gunkel (USA) University of Richmond
Tonal Ochlophobia in Greek: The Sotēra Rule and the Grave Accent

Mait Kõiv (Estonia) University of Tartu
People and Their Leaders: The Transformation of Aegean Society and Political Structures During the Early Iron Age and Archaic Era (12th-6th Centuries BCE)

Lisa Raphals (USA) University of California, Riverside
Body, Mind and Spirit in Early China and Greece

Julia Shear (USA and Greece) American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Creating Collective Memories in Ancient Athens

Máté Veres (Hungary) Eotvos University
From Happiness to Tranquillity: Pyrrhonism and the Good Life

Sofia Voutsaki (Greece) University of Groningen
The North Cemetery at Ayios Vasileios, Laconia: Integration and Interpretation 

Spring 2021

Alessandro Buccheri (Italy) Centre Anhima and excellence cluster Hastec (Paris)
A Poetic Botany? Archaic and Classical Poetical Traditions in Theophrastus' Historia Plantarum

Patrick Burns (USA) University of Texas at Austin
Extending Classical Language Toolkit's Ancient Greek Tools and Resources

Marieke Dhont (Belgium) University of Cambridge
Greek Poetry, Jewish Poets: Contextualizing Jewish Writings as Post-Classical Literature

Ian Hensley (USA) East Tennessee State University
The Foundations and Structure of Ancient Stoic Physics

Lisa Maurizio (USA) Bates College
Female Imagination and Maternal Experience: Childbirth Practices and Myths of Infanticide in Ancient Greece

Despoina A. Potari (Greece) University of Toulouse 1 Capitole (Athens)
Hypatia's Sisters: Re-reading the History of Classical and Hellenistic Philosophy in the Feminine

Jennifer Stager (USA) Johns Hopkins University
Deliverance from Pain: The Visual Arts of Early Medicine

Alexandra Villing (Germany) The British Museum
Greeks in Egypt: An Archaeological History of Naukratis-Nokradj