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Diamond Jubilee Grants
Applications are now open for our 2023 Student Travel Grants. For one year only, we are offering a number of special £3000 awards in celebration of The Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society’s Diamond Jubilee.

Diamond Jubilee Grants are available to UK students of archaeology, religious studies, and related topics.

Recipients will be given a place on the Tel Azekah archaeological project for a four-week field season, taking place from 16 July to 11 August. In addition, they will receive £3,000 to cover the full cost of return travel to Israel from the UK, insurance, and board and lodging on the Azekah programme during the week (Sunday to Friday only).

Students will have the opportunity to work on the excavations and attend lectures on archaeology and ancient history and culture while staying at Kibbutz Netiv Ha-Lamed-He, close to the site. They will also have free time on the weekends to travel within Israel. Note that grant recipients will be expected to cover the cost of weekend accommodation and activities outside the dig themselves.


Author: Dr. Bernard Mulholland

Dr. Bernard Mulholland is a Byzantinist, archaeologist, historian and Patristics scholar with a Ph.D. in history (QUB, 2012). Bernard's publications include: Fiction: Bernard Mulholland, Nazareth Quest (2022). Non-fiction: Bernard Mulholland, The man from MENSA - 1 of 600: Mensa research (2016). ---, The man from MENSA - 1 of the 600: Politics 1990-1995 (2016). ---, Ratio analysis of financial KPI in the Higher Education sector: a case study (2018). ---, Early Byzantine Ireland: a survey of the archaeological evidence (2021). ---, Navan Fort, Ireland: archaeological and palaeoecological analysis (2021). ---, The Early Byzantine Christian Church (Oxford, 2014). ---, 'Identification of Early Byzantine Constantinopolitan, Syrian, and Roman church plans in the Levant and some possible consequences', Patristic Studies in the twenty-first century: proceedings of an international conference to mark the 50th anniversary of the International Association of Patristic Studies, ed. Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony, Theodore de Bruyn and Carol Harrison (Turnhout, 2015), 597-633. Mulholland, B. (2021). 'Can archaeology inform the climate change debate?' Academia Letters, Article4385.

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