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Archaeology & Anthropology Field Schools

Europe -Bulgaria-Conservation and Restoration of Ancient Pottery and Glass Pack 2016

Europe -Bulgaria-Conservation and Restoration of Ancient Pottery and Glass Pack 2016

Archaeology Field School Location and Dates

Application Deadline
Start Date 2016-06-04
End Date 2016-07-10

Archaeology Field School Location
Stobi, Macedonia and Sozopol, Bulgaria, Bulgaria

Archaeology Field School Tuition and Credits

Sponsoring College/Institution
Balkan Heritage Foundation, Museum of Archaeology - Sozopol, Bulgaria and NationaI Institution Stobi, Republic of Macedonia, New Bulgarian University, Institute for Field Research (IFR).
Academic Credit
Students who study outside Europe wishing to obtain academic credits from US academic institution could apply to the BHF-IFR Program for the Balkans and enroll through the Institute for Field Research (IFR), USA. They will be awarded 12 semester credit units (equivalent to 18 quarter units) through our academic partner the University of California Extension, Los Angeles (UCLA Extension) and will receive a letter grade.
Archaeology Field School Tuition
The tuition fee is included in the IFR admission fee. For students in European universities New Bulgarian University grants 9 ECTS credits for participation in Workshop for Conservation and Restoration of Roman Pottery and Glass and 6 ECTS credits for Workshop for Conservation and Restoration of Ancient Greek Pottery. Transcripts of Records (ToR) are available upon request for an additional tuition fee.
Archaeology Field School Room and Board
Accommodation in Stobi: in the recently renovated air-conditioned cabins at the archaeological site next to the ancient ruins of Stobi, in rooms with two to three beds. Every cabin has 4 bedrooms + living room, 2 bathrooms with showers and WC. Washing machine and Wi-Fi are available for free. There are outdoor and indoor dining and social spaces.

In Sozopol: accommodation is either at Dom Mladenovi guest house or at VMK Military Club, both of which have comfortable rooms with ensuite, with two to three beds, bathrooms with shower and WC, equipped with air-conditioning, refrigerators, TV and Internet. The hotels are located very close to the town beaches, the Old Town Quarter, the Archaeological Museum and within 15 min walking distance from the archaeological site. Wi-Fi is available on the first floor of the hotel.

Archaeology Field School Travel
Additional Information on Tution/Room and Board/Travel Costs
2995 EURO / 3149 USD. The Admission fee includes: Educational and work activities, full-board accommodation (accommodation + 3 meals per day), tools, materials, project handbook, issue of Certificate of Attendance, excursions/sightseeing tours/entrance fees and administrative costs. It does not cover the travel and accommodation costs for the days between the two field school sessions in the Pack!

Archaeology Field School Description

The project package is combination of two Balkan Heritage Field School (BHFS) projects focused on conservation, restoration and documentation of Ancient Greek and Roman pottery and glass. It provides to both students and people interested in conservation and archaeology comprehensive learning, lab and intercultural experience for five weeks while working at two sites in two countries. What is more, choosing to participate in the Conservation pack the BHFS students will benefit from the considerably reduced admission fees and faster registration. Besides the program has amazing travel, opportunities including tours of archaeological sites and historic towns in Macedonia and Bulgaria. Venues of the projects in the Pack:

Archaeological site of Stobi, Republic of Macedonia.The Hellenistic, Roman and Late Roman city was a significant urban center in Antiquity and capital of the Roman province Macedonia Secunda in the Late Antiquity. Stobi was included in the 2012 world monuments watch list among the monuments with universal significance - Read more here!
Summer resort town of Sozopol (Ancient Apollonia Pontica) on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast
Accommodation and 3 meals per day are fully covered by the admission fee. Please, visit each field school project's page for all the details about accommodation, meals, free time and other practicalities.

Workshop for Conservation and Restoration of Roman Pottery and Glass
Workshop for Conservation and Restoration of Ancient Greek Pottery

Archaeology Field School Additional Information

Time Period
Classical Greek and Hellenistic (fifth century BC - first century BC) and Roman and Late Roman (second century - sixth century AD)

Directors and Instructors
Silvana Blazhevska (Director of NI Stobi, MA in Archaeology) and Krastina Panayotova, PhD in Archaeology, Associated professor and Head of the Department of Classical Archaeology, National Institute of Archaeology and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Archaeology Field School Contact Information and Website

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Ms. Anna Parmakova 7 Tulovo St., Floor 5, Apt.7 Sofia Bulgaria 1504 Telephone: + 359 877 725 052

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