PhD funding: Fellowship in the History and Philosophy of Science. Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

PhD funding: Fellowships in the History and Philosophy of Science. Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
ERC-2019-CoG Architectural Culture of the Early Modern Eastern Adriatic
The ERC research project, “Architectural Culture of the Early Modern Eastern Adriatic” (proposal number 865863), hosted by the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, benefits from the financial support of the European Research Council, starting in September 2020.
Historian of art and architecture, Jasenka Gudelj will lead an international research group investigating the impact of shifts within political, religious, cognitive and economic spheres in the borderland area of the Eastern Adriatic coast between 15th and 18th c., with focus on architecture as the most evident materialisation of a culture and its transformations.
The research project is currently looking for three pre-doctoral fellows with outstanding projects in one of the following research areas relevant to the ERC action:
• Early Modern Territoriality and Venetiatization: urban changes and public buildings in the Eastern Adriatic;
• Catholic revival and religious architecture of the eastern Adriatic: Valier’s visitation and its aftermath;
• Military architecture between theory and practice of the Early Modern Eastern Adriatic.
The successful candidates will enrol in a PhD program at the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage, History of Art Curriculum.
A research proposal (of maximum 14,000 characters, including spaces, 1,5 spaced, languages: English, Italian) should be submitted including a survey of state of the art and a final bibliography (bibliography is excluded from the 14,000 characters). Preference will be given to candidates with basic knowledge of Croatian language.
Deadline: 21 April 2020 at 13:00 (Italian time)
For the details and the submission, please follow the instructions in the call on the University official website.
The submission should be sent following the procedure as indicated in the University website.
For enquiries relative to the call and the administrative procedures: ,
or the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage at:
For questions on the ERC action, you can contact the Principal Investigator, Jasenka Gudelj:

Share this post

News from the field

Drawing Attention to the Periphery

October 25-27, 2023 Panel session for AHRA conference on Situated Ecologies of Care Portsmouth School of Architecture, UK. Submission deadline for abstracts: June 12, 2023 This paper session asks: How is the periphery reconfigured against collective life, culture,...

Research Assistant in the Field of Architecture and Landscape

Leibniz University Hanover The Faculty of Architecture and Landscape, Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture, Department of Architectural Theory (Prof. Dr. Nathalie Bredella), invites applications for the position of a Research Assistant (m/f/d) in the...

Materia Arquitectura N°25: Out of Place Matter

MATERIA ARQUITECTURA is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes original research, which can be exploratory and speculative. It is also open to visual and imaginative proposals. Its aim is to contribute to the development and questioning of the discipline and...

German Colonial Building Cultures in 100 Primary Sources

Exhibition at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte Munich, Germany, 20 April – 30 June 2023 From about 1880 to 1920, the German Empire was one of the European colonial powers. Its possessions included territories on three continents: in Africa (German South-West...