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June 2020

HE Kate Smith, “Gennadios in London”, Virtual Lecture.

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

HE Kate Smith (British Ambassador to Greece), "Gennadios in London" Ioannis Gennadios was an exceptional figure of Western diplomacy.  Living in London for a period spanning seventy years he penetrated into British customs and character always remaining a great Greek patriot. From 1862, when he first set foot in London to 1932, when he died there, Gennadios shared his time between London and Greece and lived all the excitement and drama of British and Greek history from the eve of…

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Carrie Sawtell, “Χρηστὸς / χρηστή in 4th and 3rd century BC Attic Epitaphs.” Virtual Lecture.

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr Carrie Sawtell (BSA, Macmillan-Rodewald Student), "Χρηστὸς / χρηστή in 4th and 3rd century BC Attic Epitaphs" Variously translated as excellent, good, useful and worthy, among others, the epithet χρηστὸς / χρηστή when used in fourth-century BC Attic epitaphs is taken as denoting the servile status of the deceased. The epithet was used across the Greek world, though more commonly in the vocative χρηστὲ, with varying degrees of popularity at different times at least down to the late imperial period.…

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Stefano Frullini, “Synoikisms, tradition and reality: the cases of Elis and Mantinea”, AthENIS e-seminar

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Stefano Frullini (University of Cambridge / BSA), "Synoikisms, tradition and reality: the cases of Elis and Mantinea" This event is hosted by AthENIS (Athens Early-Career Network of International Scholars), the new group for postgrads and postdocs, showcasing early-career researchers’ current projects and working papers in an informal and constructive environment. Zoom lecture invitation will be sent via the AthENIS mailing list: please sign-up contact Michael Loy or Eric Driscoll to be added to this mailing list.

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November 2020

Roderick Beaton, “From the Europe of empires to the Europe of nation-states: The Greek Revolution of 1821 in international context, 200 years on”

November 12 @ 6:30 pm
British Academy (London), 10 Carlton House Terrace
London, United Kingdom
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2021 will mark the bicentenary of the outbreak of the Greek Revolution, or War of Independence. As that anniversary approaches, this talk takes a long view, beginning with the European settlement reached at the Congress of Vienna in 1814-15, known as the ‘Concert of Europe’, and continuing with the disappearance of multi-national empires and their replacement throughout the continent by the nation states that we are familiar with today. International recognition for Greece as a sovereign nation-state, sealed by the…

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December 2020

POSTPONED: “The Greek language after Antiquity: recent research and future directions in historical linguistics”

December 30 - December 31
British School at Athens, Upper House, 52 Souedias Street
Athens, Greece
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"The Greek language after Antiquity: recent research and future directions in historical linguistics” PROGRAMME    

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

December 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dr Charlotte Van Regenmortel (Groningen)

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POSTPONED: The Work of the BSA in 2019

December 31 @ 6:00 pm

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

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

December 31 @ 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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POSTPONED: Charles Brittain, “Protagorean hermeneutics.”

December 31 @ 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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POSTPONED: Tulsi Parikh, “The Material of Polytheism in Archaic Greece”

December 31 @ 7:00 pm

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

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POSTPONED: Annual Garden Party

December 31 @ 7:30 pm

Annual Garden Party

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