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November 2018

Phiroze Vasunia, “The Prose of the World: Hegel, Plutarch, Herodotus”

November 19 @ 7:30 pm

Prof. Phiroze Vasunia (University College London) in collaboration with the National Hellenic Research Foundation and the Institute of Classical Studies In many cultures, prose comes after verse. Masters of Greek prose such as Herodotus and Plato were acutely self-conscious of the poets and poems that preceded them and they sought to fashion a medium that would hold its own against the great verse compositions of the past. In the ancient world and later, numerous theories were put forward to explain…

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Lorrice Douglas, “The Value of Fragments”

November 22 @ 7:00 pm
British Academy (London), 10 Carlton House Terrace
London, United Kingdom
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Lorrice Douglas (BSA Arts Bursary holder 2017/18), will give a talk on "The Value of Fragments" Lorrice is an artist and researcher at Chelsea College of Art, University of the Arts London. She will be talking about her recent residency at the British School at Athens, raising the particularities of entering the archaeological scholarly community as an artist and how those two worlds meet: 'I am surrounded by specialists in ‘the past’, literally at every turn. This is very exciting for me.…

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Leandro Fantuzzi, “Revisiting the origin of the Punic Amphorae from Corinth’s ‘Punic Amphora Building'”

Dr Leandro Fantuzzi (Fitch Laboratory, British School at Athens), “Revisiting the origin of the Punic Amphorae from Corinth's 'Punic Amphora Building'. New evidence on trade networks between Classical Corinth and the Punic West”

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Polyxeni Adam-Veleni, “Thessaloniki, a Metro-polis through the centuries”

November 28 @ 5:00 pm
Senate House (Room 349), Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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Dr Polyxeni Adam-Veleni (Director General of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage, Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports),  "Thessaloniki, a Metro-polis through the centuries" During excavations of the Metropolitan Railway in modern Thessaloniki, significant antiquities in seven stops emerged. A new, unknown until now, town nearby, an unknown Roman cemetery of a rich village, many burials in the eastern and western necropolis of ancient Thessaloniki, while in two central stations, in the heart of the ancient and the modern city, have revealed many…

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December 2018

Lorrice Douglas, “The Value of Fragments”

December 7 @ 6:00 pm
British School at Athens, Upper House, 52 Souedias Street
Athens, Greece
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Lorrice Douglas (Chelsea College of Art / BSA Arts Bursary 2017-18), "The value of fragments"

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Dimitris Plantzos, “Mind the gap: revisiting Greece’s national “sites of trauma”

December 10 @ 7:00 pm
British School at Athens, Upper House, 52 Souedias Street
Athens, Greece
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Prof. Dimitris Plantzos (University of Athens), "Mind the gap: revisiting Greece’s national “sites of trauma”

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January 2019

Translations. Modern Greek literature through a translator’s lens

January 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
British School at Athens, Upper House, 52 Souedias Street
Athens, Greece
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Translations. Modern Greek literature through a translator's lens - Prof. Roderick Beaton (King's College London), Prof. Patricia Barbeito (Rhode Island School of Design), Prof. Dionysis Kapsalis (poet, Director, National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation), Alicia Stallings (poet and translator)

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February 2019

The Work of the School in 2018 and lecture by Lord Colin Renfrew and Dr Michael Boyd “The sanctuary on Keros and the settlement of Dhaskalio in the light of recent research”

February 5, 2019 @ 5:15 pm
British Academy (London), 10 Carlton House Terrace
London, United Kingdom
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The Work of the School in 2018 by Professor John Bennet (Director, BSA) and lecture by Professor Lord Colin Renfrew and Dr Michael Boyd (University of Cambridge) "The sanctuary on Keros and the settlement of Dhaskalio in the light of recent research"

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Title to be announced

February 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
British School at Athens, Upper House, 52 Souedias Street
Athens, Greece
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Prof. Judith Barringer (University of Edinburgh), title to be announced

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The Work of the School in 2018 and lecture by Roderick Beaton “Ο Λόρδος Μπάιρον και η Ελληνική Επανάσταση: από τον θρύλο στην πολιτική πραγματικότητα”

February 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

The Work of the School in 2018 by Professor John Bennet (Director, BSA) and lecture by Professor Roderick Beaton (King's College London) "Ο Λόρδος Μπάιρον και η Ελληνική Επανάσταση: από τον θρύλο στην πολιτική πραγματικότητα"

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The Work of the School in 2018 and lecture by Roderick Beaton “1919: Venizelos’ Asia Minor policy revisited”

February 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Archaeological Society, 22 Panepistimiou Street
Athens, Greece
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The Work of the School in 2018 by Professor John Bennet (Director, BSA) and lecture by Professor Roderick Beaton (King's College London), "1919: Venizelos' Asia Minor policy revisited"

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