22/03/2021
European Research Council

The Evolution of Graphic Codes

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - UNIVERSITA' DI BOLOGNA - - DIPARTIMENTO DI FILOLOGIA CLASSICA E ITALIANISTICA
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    HistoryArchaeology
    Neurosciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    08/04/2021 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Italy
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The post-doc position related to the subproject ‘The evolution of graphic codes’, part of the ERC INSCRIBE Project, aims to analyse the first pristine forms of writing from Mesoamerica, Egypt, China, Mesopotamia, Indus Valley and Easter Island by:
1. Creating a statistical database which compares sign commonalities and divergences in the shapes selected in the repertoires;
2. Diachronic mapping of categories or classes of sign shapes;
3. Analysis of the pre-existing iconographic substratum in regional assessment, to assess trends in local formation;
4. Cognitive approaches to the invention of writing through: a. visual perception; b. motor-neural involvement; c. Analysis of elementary shapes and critical assessment of visual cognition in the selection of shapes, be they iconic or linear/abstract;
5. Analysis of Neolithic shapes, patterns, iterations and ‘narrative’ layouts.

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ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - UNIVERSITA' DI BOLOGNA - - DIPARTIMENTO DI FILOLOGIA CLASSICA E ITALIANISTICA
Italy

EURAXESS offer ID: 618894
Posting organisation offer ID: 188859

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