Events Calendar – British School at Athens

Antonis Kalogeropoulos, “Digital News Consumption in Greece”

Dr Antonis Kalogeropoulos (University of Liverpool), "Digital News Consumption in Greece" Abstract Greece is a global outlier in digital news consumption. Trust in legacy news organizations is very low while Greeks online rely heavily on alternative sources like social media for their news. Dr Kalogeropoulos will present qualitative and quantitative data that address how Greeks […]

Carlotta Gardner, “Recognising wood ash tempered ceramics. The impact of wood ash temper on textural, chemical and mineralogical compositions of ceramic bodies”

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

Dr. Carlotta Gardner (Fitch Laboratory, British School at Athens), “Recognising wood ash tempered ceramics. The impact of wood ash temper on textural, chemical and mineralogical compositions of ceramic bodies”

Lyndsay Coo, “New approaches to sisterhood in Greek tragedy”

Lyndsay Coo (University of Bristol / BSA Visiting Fellow), "New approaches to sisterhood in Greek tragedy" Abstract: Greek tragedy contains numerous scenarios where the relationship between sisters is implicated in political action: these include the Danaids in Aeschylus’ Suppliant Women, Antigone and Ismene in Sophocles’ Antigone, and the Erechtheids in Euripides’ Erechtheus, to name just a few. However, many […]

Michael Llewellyn Smith, “A.A. Pallis, from Greek abroad to Greek in Greece”

Sir Michael Llewellyn Smith, "A.A. Pallis, from Greek abroad to Greek in Greece" Abstract The talk will introduce the life and work of A.A. Pallis, son of the Alexander Pallis whose translation of the Gospels caused such scandal. A.A. Pallis described himself as a Ξενιτεμενος Ελληνας. His work carried him from Manchester and Liverpool to […]

Supporter Event: John Bennet, “Documentary archaeology in Messenia, or what does an 18th c. AD defter have to do with 13th c. BC clay tablets?”

BSA Friends’ Virtual Lecture This is an exclusive event for BSA Supporters only. If you would like to join us, please consider signing up as a Supporter for as little as £40 (£20 for students) if you have not already done so. You can find out more, and sign up, here: https://www.bsa.ac.uk/join-us-2/become-a-supporter/ Prof. John Bennet […]

Michael Cosmopoulos, “Homer and the Mycenaeans: The Mycenaean City of Iklaina and the Iliad”

BSA Friends' Lecture (online only)   Prof. Michael Cosmopoulos, "Homer and the Mycenaeans: The Mycenaean City of Iklaina and the Iliad" Abstract: For thousands of years Homer’s Iliad has remained the classic tale of love, honor, and war.  Exciting archaeological discoveries in the past 150 years have unearthed the great palaces of the Homeric heroes and […]

Nefeli Pirée Iliou, “In Search of the Greek and Roman agricultural economies in Epirus during the early Imperial period”

Image:"In the vicinity of the fortified farm at Malathrea, southwestern modern-day Albania (Investigated by the Albanian Institute of Archaeology)". Nefeli Pirée Iliou, "In Search of the Greek and Roman agricultural economies in Epirus during the early Imperial period" Abstract In the ancient world different farms and country houses existed. Some have held the spotlight, like […]