John Dore Scholar



The Centre for Interdisciplinary Artefact Studies (CIAS) and the Libyan Society have established a bursary in memory of John Dore, the eminent scholar in Roman Pottery and Libyan Studies who died in 2008. This bursary is open to any potential or current postgraduate student in the School of Historical Studies at Newcastle University who is actively involved in research on Roman pottery or aspects of the history or archaeology of Libya .

The bursary is for £2,000 and is awarded annually. A student may hold the bursary for a maximum of two years and will be known as The John Dore Scholar during the course of the bursary. Recipients will be expected to assist in the administration of the Libyan Society Archive, which is held within the Centre for Interdisciplinary Artefact Studies.


Potential applicants are invited to apply by letter by 1 st September, by which time they must have a place or an offer of a place in the School of Historical Studies . The application should include a CV and an essay of 400 words explaining how the applicant's research relates to Roman Pottery or Libyan Studies.

Applications should be sent to Lindsay Allason-Jones, Director, CIAS, School of Historical Studies , Armstrong Building , Newcastle University , Newcastle upon Tyne , NE1 RU .