Events Calendar – British School at Athens

‘Lisa French and her work in Greece’

British School at Athens 52 Souedias Street, Athens

The Director of the BSA has the pleasure of inviting you to a commemorative event  'Lisa French and her work in Greece' to be held on Thursday 26 May beginning at 1900 The event will comprise short talks by the Director, Lisa's daughter, Ann French, and Dr Iphigeneia Tournavitou, followed by a reception in the BSA […]

Georgios Karyotis, “Culture Wars? Affective Polarisation and Emerging Political Cleavages in Crises-Ridden Greece”

Georgios Karyotis (University of Glasgow), "Culture Wars? Affective Polarisation and Emerging Political Cleavages in Crises-Ridden Greece" Discussant: Manos Matsaganis (Polytechnic University of Milan) Research series on Modern Greek Studies organised by the British School at Athens and the Greek Politics Specialist Group Organisers: Eirini Karamouzi (University of Sheffield) and Lamprini Rori (National and Kapodistrian University […]

Lesley Brown, “Self-sufficiency in Aristotle and others: what’s so good about Autarkeia?”

British School at Athens, Library 52 Souedias Street, Athens

Professor Lesley Brown (University of Oxford), "Self-sufficiency in Aristotle and others: what’s so good about Autarkeia?" Abstract  Self-sufficiency – autarkeia – is a familiar Greek cultural value, and one of the hallmarks of the best life according to Aristotle. But what makes a life self-sufficient? I probe his claim that the life of philosophical reflection […]

Mary Ikoniadou, “Periodical publishing: images, texts and materiality in processes of constructing, performing and (re)claiming the nation in Cold War Greece”

Dr Mary Ikoniadou (University of Central Lancashire / BSA, Early Career Fellow),  "Periodical publishing: images, texts and materiality in processes of constructing, performing and (re)claiming the nation in Cold War Greece" Abstract This presentation looks at the entangled relationship between periodicals, politics and ideas about the nation, with regard to Greece during the Cold War. […]

Round table: “The Anatomy of the Greek middle class”

Speakers: Panagis Panagiotopoulos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens),  Valia Aranitou (University of Crete), Aristos Doxiadis (Big Pi) Discussant: Lamprini Rori (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) Research webinar series on Modern Greek Studies organised by the British School at Athens and the Greek Politics Specialist Group Organisers: Eirini Karamouzi (University of Sheffield) and Lamprini […]