Master’s theses

Besides the expected impact of the ERC Project Locus Ludi on other scholars and doctoral students and post-docs, the project has also benefited very young researchers who have embraced the theme of game and play in antiquity for their Master’s thesis at the University of Fribourg.

  • Pisciani Martina, L’Exaltation de la fleur. Autour de la stèle de Pharsale et du symbolisme des osselets, defended on September 20, 2021.
  • Darani Ludovica, La tomba di Iulia Graphis: tra miniature e mors immatura, defended on October 2, 2020. Prix de la Faculté des Lettres, 2021. Publication in preparation (in V. Dasen and T. Haziza dir., Issue Jeux, normes et transgressions, Kentron, 36, 2021).
  • Salvini Francesca, Jouer dans la mort? Ludus duodecim scripta en contexte funéraire dans l’Antiquité tardive, submitted in February 2019.
  • Zindel Chiara, Femmes musiciennes dans l’iconographie romaine, defended on September 25, 2018.
  • Santos Da Silva Tania, L’enfant à l’oiseau en Grèce, defended on May 23, 2018.
  • Kocher Veronika, Pente Grammai. Rekonstruktion, Neugestaltung und Testung eines antiken Brettspiels, Master’s thesis, defended in January 2020 (dir. Prof. E. Strouhal), University of Applied Arts, Vienna | PDF | Abstract | Academia | Contact :

PhD theses related to but unfunded by ERC Locus Ludi

Doctoral students have also been enthralled by the themes heralded by the ERC project and have taken upon themselves, without any funding from the ERC to pursue a doctoral degree.

  • Vilma Losyte | Academia | Des jouets pour les Dieux, dual supervision with Corinne Bonnet ERC AdG MAP, Toulouse (France).
  • Kyriaki Katsarelia, Ludic Culture in Central Greece.