A new BSA course aimed at PG students or professionals who are keen to explore and gain hands on experience of communicating archaeology to a wide audience. This one-week residential course will draw on experts from the British School at Athens and collaborators in the Benaki, Agora, Canellopoulos Museum and will use on site teaching and tasks to highlight inclusivity and best practice in communicating archaeology. We will meet with writers such as Natalie Haynes journalists and museum professionals, podcaster & graphic artist Zofia Guertin to discuss their process in communicating archaeology.
The course fee is £600. This includes BSA one-month membership, housing, breakfast, meals as specified in the program, required travel within Greece, museum and site fees, one-year museum pass, one-month 24h access to the BSA library. Not included are: international airfare to and from Greece and meals not included in the program. Incidental expenses are the participant’s responsibility.
The BSA offers one full scholarship, which will be assigned on the basis of merit and need.
The course is directed by Rebecca Sweetman (Director of the BSA), and Tulsi Parikh (A.G. Leventis Fellow in Hellenic Studies), and is limited to 12 places.
The course will take place 14-20 January 2024 in Athens, Greece.
Application deadline was until 31 October 2023. Applicants should make sure that two references are sent to the course director at firstname.lastname@example.org by the application deadline, with the subject ‘Communicating Archaeology reference’.
Please see below for a course programme and a flyer.