Scholarships and Bursaries

Contributions to scholarships and bursaries fund doctorate and post-doctoral research on a range of areas associated with Herculaneum, resulting in the publication of articles and books.  Reports are included regularly in the Society's Newsletters in the Members Area. Scholarships and bursaries funded by the Friends of Herculaneum Society include:

2006     Mantha Zarmakoupi, ‘A Digital Reconstruction of the Villa of the Papyri with Virtual Reality Tour’[1]

2008     Duncan Keenan-Jones, ‘Tracing the Water Supply at Herculaneum’ 

             Ciro Montella, 'Aspects and Problems of Insula II at Herculaneum'

2009     Antonio Parisi, Edition of Herculaneum Papyrus 831

2010     Niki Savvides, 'Visitor Experience and Sustainable Conservation of Heavily Visited Archaeological Sites: The Case of Herculaneum’

2011     Dr Maria Cristina Fimiani, awarded in conjunction with the Centro Internazionale per lo Studio dei Papiri Erconalesi 'Marcello Gigante' for work on the Thesaurus Herculanensium Voluminum (online digitisation of the Herculaneum Papyri) and PHerc 1423 (Philodemus, On Rhetoric Book IV).

2012     Dr Simona Formola, awarded in conjunction with the Centro Herculaneum for work on pre-Roman Herculaneum

2013      Sarah Hendricks, working on the Latin papyri at Herculaneum

             Gertjan Verhasselt, working on the Peripatetic philosopher Dicaearchus' fragments in the Herculaneum papyri

             Federica Nicolardi, for work on the reconstruction of Philodemus, On Rhetoric Book I

2014     Maria Luigia Bonaschi, working on the history of conservation at Herculaneum, particularly under Amedeo Maiuri

2016      Stefano Napolitano, working on Herculaneum Papyrus 990 (Epicurus,  On Nature)

              Sergio Carrelli, for work on the digitisation of all historic catalogues of the Herculaneum Papyri

              Claire Weiss, for study of the urban geography of Herculaneum, particularly the use of the pavements

The Society has also provided financial support for the publication of D. Delattre's edition of Philodemus, On Music Book IV.






[1] For Mantha’s work on the Villa see also the volume she edited for the Society’s Sozomena series.