New course at the Fitch Lab: Glass in the Mediterranean and the Near East
The BSA is pleased to announce a new five-day course at the Fitch Laboratory, Glass in the Mediterranean and the Near East: Archaeology and Archaeometry from the Late Bronze Age to the early Medieval period.
The course will run between 1-5 April 2019. It will provide an introduction to archaeological glass, its typology, technology, composition and chronological development. It will be of interest to students, early career researchers and others who wish to engage with current research on ancient glass. It comprises daily lectures (20 hours), glass handling sessions, workshops/demonstrations on chemical analysis and scanning electron microscopy of glass, as well as a museum visit (10 hours).
The course co-coordinators and instructors are Dr Yael Gorin-Rosen (Israel Antiquities Authority, Jerusalem) & Prof. Ian Freestone (UCL Institute of Archaeology, London) with contribution by Dr Carlotta Gardner (Fitch Laboratory, British School at Athens).
Deadline for applications and references: 28 January 2019.