[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP0878239]
Researchers Dr H Behlmer; Dr M Choat
Brief description This project will enhance Australia's hard-earned profile in the field of early Christianity in its Late classical context, contextualising Coptic studies within this wider field, and promoting internationally the quality of local research into early Christianity, Late Antique Egypt, and papyrology. It enables an understanding of the processes which stand behind the communication networks of the modern world. It directly contributes to the preservation of the culture of Australia's own Coptic community, facilitating access to its cultural heritage, and provides a research focus to complement Macquarie's new commitment to the teaching of the Coptic language and history.
Funding Amount $200,000
Funding Scheme Discovery Projects