Past Events – British School at Athens

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 […]

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. […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

Nomos Basileus: A Colloquim in Honour of Edward Harris

Organisers: David Lewis (University of Edinburgh), Mirko Canevaro (University of Edinburgh), Sylvian Fachard (Université de Lausanne) Thursday, May 19: Cotsen Hall, ASCSA 19:00 Introduction (David Lewis, Mirko Canevaro & Sylvian Fachard) 19:30 Keynote: Alain Bresson (Chicago): ‘Law and Trade Organization in Hellenistic Delos’ Reception Friday, May 20, BSA Upper House Session 1 9:00-9:45 Judson Hermann […]

Anna Judson, “Scribal training in Mycenaean Pylos”

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

Dr Anna Judson (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, British School at Athens),  "Scribal training in Mycenaean Pylos" Abstract At least 30 people are known to have written administrative documents in the Mycenaean  palace of Pylos immediately before its destruction c.1200 BCE. These “scribes” are, however, entirely anonymous: they did not sign their texts, and so are identified […]

Mo Throp “Understanding Fine Art practice as Research”, W K Lyhne, “Can the Image of the Agnus Dei be remade using Maternality?”,

Dr Mo Throp (Associate Researcher Chelsea College of Arts), "Understanding Fine Art practice as Research" and W. K. Lyhne (BSA Arts Bursary Award Holder 2022), "Can the Image of the Agnus Dei be remade using Maternality?" Mo Throp will discuss how the process of the introduction of PhD programmes for Fine Art has brought particular […]

‘Networks and connectivity’: mini-conference for Early Career Researchers

We invite you to participate in this mini conference, which will be hosted by the British School at Athens, via Zoom, on 4 May 2022. This is to be the third in a series of meetings aimed at laying the foundations for an effective future collaborative network of Early Career Researchers with interests broadly embracing the […]