BSA News

February 25, 2022
Digital Asset Manager – Open Position

The BSA seeks a full-time Digital Asset Manager to help the realise the ambitious goals of standardising and integrating its administrative, research and outreach data into a central database....

December 19, 2018
Newsletter December 2018

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....

December 3, 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 We...

June 8, 2022
Map Annotations

While sorting through and cataloguing the rare map collection at the BSA, I noticed that a number of the maps had handwritten notations and drawn lines on them. These annotations […]...

June 7, 2022
Knossos Research Centre Summer Lectures 2022

Officially launched in 2017, the Knossos Summer Lectures mark the commitment of the British School at Athens to present the results of cutting-edge research into Hellenic culture from prehistory to […]...

June 2, 2022
COVID-19 rules

Following the Greek Government’s recent revision to its legally required Covid-19 protection measures, the BSA will continue to require the use of masks in its interior spaces in the interests […]...

June 1, 2022
Floating colours

George Finlay’s collection of books spans from the 1790s to 1870s, a period when marbled paper flourished and when many new techniques were introduced by marbling firms keen to outdo […]...

May 26, 2022
Magoula Hunting or The Romance of Excavation

In the summer of 2020, ‘Digital Mycenae’ went live, digitally reuniting the Mycenae excavation archives held at the Faculty of Classics Cambridge and the British School at Athens. Based on […]...

May 23, 2022
Library Opening Hours Tuesday 31 May

The Penrose and Payne rooms will close from 4 pm on Tuesday 31 May in order to facilitate the Michael Frede Memorial Lecture “Self-sufficiency in Aristotle and others: what’s so […]...