It is a great pleasure to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year with this fourth issue of our newsletter offering up to date news of our activities.
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.
Rule II. To collect drawings, facsimiles, transcripts, plans, and photographs of Greek inscriptions, MSS., works of art, ancient sites and remains, and with this view to invite travellers to communicate to the Society notes or sketches of archaeological and topographical interest. When the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies (SPHS) was founded in 1879, […]
Applications for this year’s ‘Glass in the Mediterranean and the Near East’ course are now open. Information on the course and the application form can be found here. The closing date for applications is the 2nd February 2020.
The library will be closed to visitors/readers from Monday 23rd December 2019 to Monday 6th January 2020 inclusively. Members may continue using the library throughout. The offices will be closed on Tuesday 24th – Thursday 26th December, on Tuesday 31st December – Thursday 2nd January, and on Monday 6th January 2020.
An interesting story began to take shape when cataloguing a series of 67 large glass plate negatives housed in the BSA-SPHS collection, originally part of the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies photographic library. According to the original negative register, they were donated to the Hellenic Society by a Mrs Trotman. The images were […]
Nominations are invited for the election of one member of Council as representative of the Regular Members. Only Regular Members in the current (2019-2020) and previous (2018-2019) sessions are eligible to propose candidates or to vote should a ballot be required. The term of office is 2 years, beginning from the 1st of April 2020. […]
In 1911, Frederick W. Hasluck, Student, Librarian and Assistant Director of the British School at Athens, travelled to Mount Athos. Here he systematically photographed the buildings on the peninsula, producing over 130 images of the Orthodox monastic architecture and topography of the Holy Mountain. As was his habit, he donated the negatives to the Society […]