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February 2020

The Early Ottoman Peloponnese – A Study in the Light of an Annotated Edition Princeps of the TT10 – 1/14662 Ottoman Taxation Cadastre (ca. 1460 – 1463).

February 24 @ 7:00 pm
British School at Athens, Upper House, 52 Souedias Street
Athens, Greece
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The Early Ottoman Peloponnese - A Study in the Light of an Annotated Edition Princeps of the TT10 – 1/14662 Ottoman Taxation Cadastre (ca. 1460 – 1463). In this book, Georgios C. Liakopoulos presents a unique insight into late Byzantine Peloponnese society and its economy, and how these were incorporated into the Ottoman Empire, using as reference the cadastre compiled immediately after the Ottoman conquest. What makes this study imperative is the fact that no similar Byzantine document of the…

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March 2020

Justin Holcomb, “Geoarchaeology at Stelida, Naxos and the search for the Aegean Paleolithic”

March 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Anna Moles, “The impact of urbanism on human health and diet at Knossos from the Hellenistic to Late Antique periods”

March 4 @ 5:00 pm

Dr Anna Moles (IIHS Athens):

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‘Moving Seaside’: Neolithic seafaring workshop

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
British School at Athens, Upper House, 52 Souedias Street
Athens, Greece
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This workshop will focus on seafaring in the Mediterranean of the Neolithic Period, and will stimulate discussion on the topic for featuring in an international documentary film 'Moving Stones'. We aim to discuss how throughout the Neolithic Period the seas, far from being obstacles, were major vectors of transportation and communication. All welcome. Joint workshop with French Institute for Anatolian Studies

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Mike Edwards, “Places in the Attic Orators: a philologist and his topography”

March 16 @ 7:00 pm
British School at Athens, Library, 52 Souedias Street
Athens, Greece
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Professor Mike Edwards (University of Roehampton / BSA, Visiting Fellow), "Places in the Attic Orators: a philologist and his topography"

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Lamprini Rori: ‘The Landscape of Political Violence in Crisis-Ridden Greece’

Political extremism has been present in Greece since 1974. Despite the adoption of a counter-terrorist governmental strategy around the turn of the millennium which temporarily limited episodes of violent extremism, violence remains a serious problem. By its unprecedented magnitude and durée, the ongoing financial crisis has triggered the emergence of circumstances that promote the toleration, acceptance and use of violence. The paper focuses on different expressions of political violence in Greece from 2008 onwards, aiming to identify its repertoires and causes, the actors involved,…

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Voula Tsouna, “The techne analogy, the Argument from Benefit’ (Charm. 169c3-175a8), and its aftermath in the Republic”

March 31 @ 5:00 pm
British School at Athens, Upper House, 52 Souedias Street
Athens, Greece
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Professor Voula Tsouna (University of California), "The techne analogy, the Argument from Benefit' (Charm. 169c3-175a8), and its aftermath in the Republic" Co-organized by the BSA and the Research Centre for Greek Philosophy (Academy of Athens)

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James Petre, “The Fortifications of Byzantine and Crusader Cyprus: some thoughts on origins, forms and functions”

March 31 @ 6:00 pm
Senate House (Room 349) London, United Kingdom + Google Map

BSA Friends x SPBS Annual Lecture

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April 2020

Voula Tsouna, “Socrates and Critias debate the techne analogy. The Argument from Relatives’ (Charm. 167c8-169c2)”

April 1 @ 5:00 pm

Professor Voula Tsouna (University of California), "Socrates and Critias debate the techne analogy. The Argument from Relatives' (Charm. 167c8-169c2)" Co-organized by the BSA and the Research Centre for Greek Philosophy (Academy of Athens)

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BSA Friends Lecture: Title TBC

April 21 @ 6:00 pm
Senate House (Room 349), Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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Speaker: Dr Susan Mossman

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Thilo Rehren, “Glass for the Pharaoh”

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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May 2020

Emily Kneebone, “Imagined landscapes in imperial Greek epic poetry”

May 5 @ 7:00 pm
British School at Athens, Upper House, 52 Souedias Street
Athens, Greece
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Dr Emily Kneebone (BSA, Early Career Fellow / University of Nottingham), "Imagined landscapes in imperial Greek epic poetry"

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Carrie Sawtell, “The Worthy Ones: the use of the adjective chrestos/chreste in epitaphs across the Greek world in the Classical and Hellenistic periods.”

May 11 @ 7:00 pm
British School at Athens, Upper House, 52 Souedias Street
Athens, Greece
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Dr Carrie Sawtell (BSA, Macmillan Rodewald Student / University of Oxford), "The Worthy Ones: the use of the adjective chrestos/chreste in epitaphs across the Greek world in the Classical and Hellenistic periods"

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The Work of the School in 2019

May 13 @ 6:00 pm

Prof. John Bennet (Director, BSA) Dr David Lewis- Title TBC  

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Antonis Kotsonas, “Politics, research agendas, and the history of archaeology in Crete: an archival perspective on the exploration of ancient Lyktos (c. 1880 – 1940)”

May 18 @ 7:00 pm
British School at Athens, Upper House, 52 Souedias Street
Athens, Greece
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Professor Antonis Kotsonas (New York University), "Politics, research agendas, and the history of archaeology in Crete: an archival perspective on the exploration of ancient Lyktos (c. 1880 – 1940)"

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Charlotte Van Regenmortel, “A great transformation? Military labour and the Hellenistic economies”

May 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dr Charlotte Van Regenmortel (Groningen)

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Charles Brittain, “Protagorean hermeneutics.”

May 25 @ 7:00 pm
British School at Athens, Upper House, 52 Souedias Street
Athens, Greece
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Professor Charles Brittain (Cornell University), "Protagorean hermeneutics"

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Tulsi Parikh, “The Material of Polythism in Archaic Greece”

May 27 @ 7:00 pm

Tulsi Parikh (Richard Bradford-McConnell Student / University of Cambridge), "The Material of Polythism in Archaic Greece"

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Annual Garden Party

May 29 @ 7:30 pm

Annual Garden Party

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