Events Calendar – British School at Athens

Eva Mol, “Myth, matter, and the making of the Mediterranean”

British School at Athens, Upper House 52 Souedias Street, Athens, Greece

"The Pillars of Hercules” Modern-day bronze statue in Ceuta, Spain BSA Visiting Fellow lecture Dr Eva Mol (University of York), “Myth, matter, and the making of the Mediterranean” Abstract: The lecture will share work in progress on my current project about myth and materiality. It focuses on the roles that objects and physical locations played […]

Sevi Triantaphyllou, “Investigating the use of fire on human remains in the prehistoric Aegean”

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BSA Supporter Exclusive Lecture Dr Sevi Triantaphyllou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), “Investigating the use of fire on human remains in the prehistoric Aegean” Abstract: Exposure of the body to fire causes various physical and chemical alterations which involve shrinkage, breakage, warping, complete deformation as well as removal of the organic component and the modification of […]

Kostas Kotsakis, “A solar flare in 5259 BCE solves the Dispilio riddle”

British School at Athens, Upper House 52 Souedias Street, Athens, Greece

BSA Visiting Fellow lecture Prof. Kostas Kotsakis (Professor Emeritus, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), "A solar flare in 5259 BCE solves the Dispilio riddle"   Abstract: Dispilio by Kastoria Lake is Greece's first systematically excavated wetland site. It contains waterlogged wooden piles, C14 dated to the 6th millennium BCE at a density of almost 1000 piles […]

Bastien Rueff, “Illuminating the past: from the lamp to the light in Minoan Crete”

American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Wiener Laboratory 54 Souidias Street, Athens, Greece

  Fitch Wiener Seminar Dr Bastien Rueff (École française d’Athènes), “Illuminating the past: from the lamp to the light in Minoan Crete”   In-person only, 5pm (Greece) at the Wiener Lab, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Andrea Applebee, “Sex, Power, and Poetry: Inspirations and Challenges from the Classics”

British School at Athens 52 Souedias Street, Athens, Greece

Pudica by Cicek Tascioglu Beeby Greek Friends' Event - poetry reading Andrea Applebee, “Sex, Power, and Poetry: Inspirations and Challenges from the Classics” Event Description: Let’s gather to speak to how these ways of relating shape each other. The language of the body and the language of the soul have long courted, negotiated with, and […]