Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion: “1821: The Migration of Revolutionary Ideas” (Pt 2)

Image: Painting by Ioannis Moralis   A Panel Discussion chaired by Roderick Beaton, Emeritus Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature, King’s College London. Co-hosted with the Hellenic Society. Ideas about making a revolution – ideas that are in themselves revolutionary: these two back-to-back panel discussions, one in Athens, the other in London, […]

Panel Discussion: “1821: The Migration of Revolutionary Ideas” (Pt 1)

Image: Painting by Ioannis Moralis   A Panel Discussion chaired by Roderick Beaton, Emeritus Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature, King’s College London, co-organised with the British School at Athens. Ideas about making a revolution – ideas that are in themselves revolutionary: these two back-to-back panel discussions, one in Athens, the other in London, […]

Beyond words: history and translation in modern Greek fiction

Beyond words: history and translation in modern Greek fiction – David Ricks (King’s College London), Karen Emmerich (Princeton), Lambrini Kouzeli (journalist and translator), and Joshua Barley (translator). A panel discussion exploring how translators manage the reader's historical awareness in relation to modern Greek fiction and how these works can be made relevant for a contemporary audience. This […]

Panel Discussion: Archaeologists at the Trojan walls, meddling between myth and reality?

UCL Institute of Archaeology, Room G6 London

Archaeology is just one of the many disciplines that have approached the understanding of the site of Troy and the events in its history. In some ways, it occupies an awkward position between myth and the reality of the site. What is the role of archaeology in the modern consumption of Troy? Do archaeologists just […]

Panel discussion: Migration and Diaspora, co-organized with King’s College London

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

Panel discussion: Migration and Diaspora, co-organized with King's College London Participants: Eirini Avramopoulou (Panteion University), "Intersecting stories of displacement and crisis:Ethnographic accounts from the island of Leros" Maria Christina Chatziioannou (National Hellenic Research Centre),"Some Theoretical Insights Regarding the Use ofHistorical Sources in Diaspora and Transnational Studies: the Greek communities of England as a case study" […]

Petrie, Pendlebury, and Hogarth in Greece and Egypt – A panel discussion

Wolfson Auditorium, The British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

Petrie, Pendlebury, and Hogarth in Greece and Egypt - A panel discussion Flinders Petrie, John Pendlebury, and David Hogarth - in their excavations at Naukratis, Amarna, Ephesos and Knossos - developed ground-breaking archaeological approaches during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This discussion explores the connections between these pioneers and their archaeological institutions - […]

Translations. Modern Greek literature through a translator’s lens

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

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), Aris Laskaratos (Founder, Aiora Press)

MANIAS: modern desires for Greek pasts

British Academy 10-11 Carlton House, London

A panel discussion with Prof Liz Prettejohn (York), Prof Nicoletta Momigliano (Bristol), Dr Katherine Harloe (Reading), Dr Andrew Shapland (British Museum), and Dr Alexia Petsalis-Diomidis (St. Andrews). Why do we engage with the Greek past? Building on the recent BSA publications of Cretomania (2017) and Hellenomania (2018), this panel brings together specialists on Greek material […]