MECANO: The Mechanics of Canon Formation and the Transmission of Knowledge from Greco-Roman Antiquity

MECANO is a research and training programme which aims to advance our understanding of the mechanics of canon formation and knowledge transmission of ancient Greek and Latin texts.

Open PhD Positions

Pulse and Physiology in Hellenistic Science:

Syntax, formulaic structures, and canon-marking in Greek and Arabic: documentary texts and Galen:

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MECANO is a doctoral network realised in the framework of MSCA Actions. It joins ten PhD projects hosted at five partner universities, each of which explores the themes of canon and canonicity from its unique angle.

  • 6 universities
  • 9 partner institutions
  • 18 supervisors
  • 10 PhD candidates
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