Newsletter December 2018

BSA holiday closure dates

The Library will be closed to Readers and Visitors (not Members) from Monday 24th December 2018 to Wednesday 2nd January 2019 inclusively. The Library reopens on Thursday 3rd January 2019. The Offices will be closed from Monday 24th to Wednesday 26th December and from Monday 31st December 2018 to Wednesday 2nd January 2019 inclusively.

The Fitch travel to Barcelona: EMAC 2019

Last week members of the Fitch, and colleagues, travelled to Barcelona for the 15th European Meeting on Ancient Ceramics (EMAC). This biennial conference aims to promote the interdisciplinary and integrated studies of ancient ceramics, with a focus on the scientific investigation of them. It is a conference where the final results of projects, works in progress, […]

Maurice Pope (1926 – 2019)

It was with great sadness that the BSA learnt of the death of Maurice Pope on 1 August 2019 aged 93. His association with the BSA goes back to the early 1950s and, in recent years, he was a generous supporter. After completing his degree in Cambridge, Maurice Pope began his academic career in South […]

Dr Richard Payne 1978-2019

It is with great sadness that the BSA recently learned that Dr Richard Payne, a former BSA Student and Council member, was one of eight mountaineers killed while attempting to climb Peak 6477, a previously unclimbed subsidiary peak of one of India’s highest mountains, Nanda Devi, in late May of this year. Richard first came […]