Marco Prost

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Faculty of Arts

Department of French (FRA)
Position(s) : Doctoral Student
Quartier UNIL-Chamberonne
Bâtiment Anthropole
1015 Lausanne
Téléphone : 021 692 29 73


Arthurian romances
Courtly literature
Deception, ruse
Epic tradition/chansons de geste
Female characters
First crusade
Medieval manuscripts
Medieval reception of classical literature
Old French
Translation and adaptation in the Middle Ages

Scientific distinctions and prizes

2nd Prize of the Jury at "My thesis in 180 seconds" competition, UNIL 2016

Price for the second place at UNIL's final, and qualification for the Swiss final.

Doc.Mobility Fellowship, SNSF, 2015

Doctoral reasearch year (2016-17) at the University of Reading (UK).
Recipient : Marco Prost

Prize of the Public in Human Sciences, Doctoriales UNIL 2014

For the PhD thesis poster "Ruse in epic literature and romances from the Middle Ages".

Doc.CH in the humanities and social sciences Grant, SNSF, 2013

3-year-grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation, for doctoral research at the University of Lausanne.
Recipient : Marco Prost

McKenna Award, Jesus College, University of Oxford, 2012

Travel grant for interdisciplinary project in the Humanities.

Exchange Grant, Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation, 2011

One-year-grant for studies (in medieval Celtic language and literature) at the University of Oxford.
Recipient : Marco Prost

Postgraduate travel scholarship, Arthurian International Society, 2011

Grant for attending the triennial international congress of the Society.

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