• Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory

    Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory

    Literature, Arts and History in the Work of Niki Marangou


    9.30 - 19.30 Saturday 23 September 2017

    at the British School at Athens, Souedias 52, 106 76 Athens


  • Newsletter June 2017

    Newsletter June 2017





    Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory. Literature, Arts and History in the Work of Niki Marangou

    23 September 2017

    British School at Athens, Upper House

    Starts at 7:00 pm


British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships: New Call for Proposals

The British Academy has recently announced this year's competition for its prestigious Post-Doctoral Fellowships.  It is possible to spend part of the award period at one of the British International Research Institutes (BIRI), including the British School at Athens.  If you are interested in incorporating a stay at the BSA into your proposal, please contact the Director.

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Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature

King’s College London is looking to appoint a leading scholar with an international reputation and research record to the Koraes Chair of Modern Greek & Byzantine History, Language & Literature. The chair was established in 1918, and is unusual in covering three academic disciplines (history, language, literature), as well as a chronological span of some 1700 years. The Koraes Professor provides academic leadership to a group of scholars who collectively have been responsible for developing and delivering high-quality teaching and research in the fields designated by the Chair. The successful candidate will be a member of the Department of Classics, and will play a leading role in the Faculty’s Centre for Hellenic Studies.  

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BSA summer closure dates

The Library will be closed on 14 and 15 August and from 4 until 17 September. The Library will reopen for Readers and Members on Monday 18 September 2017.

The Hostel will be closed from Friday 11 August and will reopen on Monday 25 September 2017.

The Offices will be closed from the 11th until the 18th of August.


Welcome to the British School at Athens' new Newsletter which replaces our Annual Report and will appear in June and December. The Newsletter offers up-to-date information on all our events and activities throughout the year, as well as introducing some of the people involved in the work of the School. This first issue reports on the BSA’s academic programme from October 2016 to June 2017, picking up the narrative where the 2015-16 Annual Report left off. Items include events in Athens and elsewhere, as well as profiles of some of the researchers resident during the year and reports from the Fitch Laboratory, Knossos Research Centre, Library and Archive. We hope you will enjoy this and future issues of the Newsletter!

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Dr Huw Halstead

(University of York)

Reclaiming the land: belonging, place, and environmental transformation in western Thessaly



Carlotta Gardner

(PhD candidate, University College London)

From East to West? An assessment of metalworking traditions through the analysis of pre-Roman and Roman crucibles


Dr Vicky Manolopoulou

(Newcastle University)

Mapping liturgical emotion and memory in Constantinople


Anna Moles

(PhD candidate, University College London)

Urbanism and its impact on human health: a long-term study at Knossos, Crete

BRITISH ACADEMY FUNDING CALL: Global Challenges Research Fund's Cities & Infrastructure Programme

The British Academy has launched a new, competitive research funding call, the Cities & Infrastructure Programme, as part of the Global Challenges Research Fund.

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries through:​

  • challenge-led disciplinary and interdisciplinary research,
  • strengthening capacity for research and innovation within both the UK and developing countries,
  • providing an agile response to emergencies where there is an urgent research need.

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  • 23 September 2017
    Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory. Literature, Arts and History in the Work of Niki Marangou
  • 09 October 2017
    Dr Kostas Paschalidis (National Archaeological Museum), "Το Μυκηναϊκό Νεκροταφείο του Κλάους Πατρών. Τα κατάλοιπα ενός λαμπρού κόσμου στο τέλος εποχής"
  • 13 November 2017
    Professor Angela Hobbs (University of Sheffield), "Democracy, Demagoguery and Plato"