Julie Dainville, PhD in Languages, Literature and Translation Studies (ULB), is currently a Wiener-Anspach Fellow in Oxford, where she is carrying out a research project entitled “Ancient rhetorical theory in papyrological sources” under the supervision of Dr Daniela Colomo (Faculty of Classics).

During her research stay, she has co-authored with Dr Benoît Sans (ULB) the article “Le violeur de prêtresse, le père accusé de folie et le fils déshérité : quelques réflexions autour de PSI II 148 + P. Lond. Lit. 140“, which has been recently published in the journal Chronique d’Égypte. Next week, at the conference of the Società di Filosofia del Linguaggio (Palermo, 22-24 September), Julie will give a presentation on “How to deliberate on the extraordinary? Seers and portents in ancient Greece”.

Finally, we are very pleased to learn that, following on from her research in Oxford, Julie has been awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for her project “Rhetorical teaching in Egypt: between tradition and innovation”, which she will carry out at the Geschichte und Kultur der Spätantike institute of the University of Bamberg,

Our warmest congratulations and best wishes for the future!