JOB Feb 6, 2023

PhD Position, Project Portraying Medieval Women, University of Fribourg

University of Fribourg, Mar 01, 2023
Application deadline: Feb 20, 2023

Sofia Zoitou, University of Fribourg

The SNSF PRIMA Project Portraying Medieval Women: The Materiality of Female Images and Art Patronage in the Latin East (12th–15th centuries) (, hosted at the Chair of Medieval Art History at the University of Fribourg, offers a four-year doctoral position focused on female representations and patronage in Southern Italy (12th–15th century). Her/his dissertation will be dedicated in the compilation of a comprehensive catalogue of the extant material in the assigned territories.

The most important task of the PhD researcher will be carrying out original research and the completion of her/his dissertation. Moreover, she/he is expected to actively participate in all the project’s research activities and scientific events, such as workshops, conferences and research trips.

MA in Art History with specialization in Medieval or Byzantine Art
Proficiency in Italian
Very good language skills in English
Good command of French and/or German

Details and application:

For further information, you can contact the project's PI, Asst. Prof. Rafca Nasr:

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