British School at Athens

Tina Rowe, Artist in Residence

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

Artist in Residence talk Tina Rowe (University of the Arts London/BSA), Artist in Residence Abstract: UAL Research Resident Artist Tina Rowe will talk about the residency and the ways that this experience has evolved her approach to her PhD. She will discuss her use of the archive and the questions that have arisen from working […]

Canceled Maria Rousou, “Bridging the gap: a multidisciplinary approach towards the understanding of Pistacia fixed oil extraction in the Mediterranean world”

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

  Fitch Wiener Seminar Unfortunately this event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.   Dr Maria Rousou (University of Jijel, Algeria, and Wiener Lab, ASCSA), “Bridging the gap: a multidisciplinary approach towards the understanding of Pistacia fixed oil extraction in the Mediterranean world” In-person only, 5pm (Greece) at the Wiener Lab, American School of […]

Annual Open Lectures 2024 – Athens

Annual Open Lectures 2024 Athens   Please join us for the Annual Open Lectures of the British School at Athens on Thursday 15th February 2024, 7pm which will be held in-person only at the Archaeological Society (Lecture Hall), 22 Panepistimiou Street. BSA Fitch Laboratory extension, 1987 (N. Zarganis & M. Galanos) © BSA Archive The Work […]

Annual Open Lectures 2024 – Thessaloniki

Annual Open Lectures 2024 Thessaloniki   Please join us for the Annual Open Lectures of the British School at Athens on Tuesday 13th February 2024 at 7 p.m. which will be held in-person only. PLEASE NOTE - NEW LOCATION: the lecture will take place at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, in the 'Manolis Andronikos' lecture room. […]

BSA & the Hellenic Centre, “Artist’s Talk by Returning Resident Joshua Whitaker: Acid History – Into the Silver Screen”

The Hellenic Centre 16-18 Paddington Street, London, United Kingdom

BSA & the Hellenic Centre event Artist’s Talk by Returning Resident Joshua Whitaker: Acid History – Into the Silver Screen Abstract: A talk/performance by artist Joshua Whitaker presenting writing, photography, and film developed during his stay as Arts Researcher in Residence at The British School at Athens (BSA) in partnership with Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon […]

Annual Open Lectures 2024 – London

King's College London, Strand Campus Strand, London, United Kingdom

Annual Open Lectures 2024 London   Please join us for the Annual Open Lectures of the British School at Athens on Tuesday 6th February 2024 at 7.15 pm  which will be held in-person only at King's College London, Strand Campus (Strand, London WC2R 2LS). The following lectures will be presented, with Professor Roderick Beaton in the Chair: The […]

Andriana Xenaki, “‘A view from the mountain’s top’: modelling the use of mountainous areas in Eastern Crete”

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

  View of the Lasithi plateau from the north. Photo: Andriana-Maria Xenaki. Upper House Seminar Andriana Xenaki (University of Cambridge/BSA), "'A view from the mountain’s top': modelling the use of mountainous areas in Eastern Crete" Abstract: Using legacy data from eastern Crete’s most dominant landscape features – its rugged terrain and iconic mountains – this paper […]

Maria Andreadaki-Vlazaki, “Το μινωικό ανακτορικό κέντρο στα Χανιά”

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

Minoan Seminar - ΣΕΜΙΝΑΡΙΟ ΤΗΣ ΜΙΝΩΙΚΗΣ ΑΡΧΑΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ Maria Andreadaki-Vlazaki, "Το μινωικό ανακτορικό κέντρο στα Χανιά" This seminar will take place in Greek. Το σεμινάριο θα πραγματοποιηθεί στα ελληνικά. Minoan Seminar - ΣΕΜΙΝΑΡΙΟ ΤΗΣ ΜΙΝΩΙΚΗΣ ΑΡΧΑΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ Founded 2004. Organisers: Efi Sakellarakis, Lefteris Platon, Yiannis Papadatos, and Colin Macdonald https://www.facebook.com/groups/minoanseminar.gr/ (Seminar of Minoan Archaeology) Hybrid seminar, 6pm (Greece) / […]

Dr Niki Papakonstantinou, “Death in Mycenaean Attica: the case of the Kolikrepi cemetery at Spata”

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

Skeletal assemblage from chamber tomb, Kolikrepi-Spata, photo: Niki Papakonstantinou Fitch Wiener Seminar Dr Niki Papakonstantinou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki/BSA), "Death in Mycenaean Attica: the case of the Kolikrepi cemetery at Spata"   In-person only, 5pm (Greece) at the Wiener Lab, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Panel Discussion, “Translation and the sound of ancient Greek music”

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Panel Discussion - Committee for Society, Arts & Letters Translation and the sound of ancient Greek music The second of two panel discussions exploring how the sounds of Greek poetry influence their modern translation into both words and music. Chair: Dr Emily Pillinger Speakers: Dr Tosca Lynch, Dr Samuel Dorf, Dr Toby Young This panel […]

Rebecca Sweetman, “Women and archaeology at the BSA: the early years”

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

Lilian Chandler, Winifred Lamb, and Mary Herford, 1921, at the BSA (BSA Archive) Friends of the BSA in Greece lecture series Professor Rebecca Sweetman (BSA), "Women and archaeology at the BSA: the early years" A short history of women at the BSA in the early 20th century: challenges and successes. In-person only, 6pm (Greece) BSA […]

Panel Discussion, “Translation and the sound of Greek poetry”

Online only

Orpheus and Thracians (detail), red-figure krater, Berlin, Antikensammlung, inv. 3172 Panel Discussion - Committee for Society, Arts & Letters Translation and the sound of Greek poetry The first of two panel discussions exploring how the sounds of Greek poetry influence their modern translation into both words and music. Chair: Dr Pavlos Avlamis Speakers: Prof Tim […]

John Bennet, “Never the twain shall meet: reflections on text and image in Minoan Crete”

Room G35 Senate House Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

Image: composite of the Throne Room at Knossos (wikipedia) and the speaker's photo of a Knossos tablet (KN Lc(1) 525) BSA Friends' Lecture Prof John Bennet (University of Sheffield), "Never the twain shall meet: reflections on text and image in Minoan Crete" Abstract: The world of Neopalatial Crete was visually rich; it was also a literate […]

Gerasimos Tsourapas, “Greek-Turkish Relations and Migration Power Politics in the Mediterranean”

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

Image credit: Australian Associated Press 2023. Migrants gather between Pazarkule border gate, Edirne, Turkey, and Kastanies border gate, Evros, as they try to enter Greece, on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that his country's borders with Europe were open, as thousands of refugees gathered at the frontier with Greece. (AP […]

Book launch: Οι κόρες του λαβύρινθου | Ruth Padel

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

Book launch: Οι κόρες του λαβύρινθου | Ruth Padel The BSA and Potamos Press are delighted to announce the launch of Ruth Padel's new translation into Greek of Daughters of the Labyrinth (Οι κὀρες του λαβὐρινθου). At the BSA Upper House, we will be joined by Stavros Zoumboulakis (National Library of Greece), Alexander Kitroef (historian), and translator of the […]

Georgios Mouratidis, “Athletics and Paedeia. Monuments in Context”

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

Upper House Seminar Dr Georgios Mouratidis (British School at Athens), "Athletics and Paedeia. Monuments in Context"   Abstract: The hundreds of statue bases of athletic monuments that have survived to our day, suggest that athletes have always been figures of fascination and admiration. But what makes athletes so admirable to deserve to be immortalised through […]

Rachel Phillips, “Curating the Dead: Body and Matter in Early Mycenaean Burials”

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

Grave Circle A, Mycenae. Photo: Rachel Philips  Upper House Seminar Rachel Phillips (University of Cambridge), "Curating the Dead: Body and Matter in Early Mycenaean Burials" From the start of the Late Bronze Age, people on the Greek mainland were buried with hundreds or even thousands of objects, made from exotic materials and embellished with figurative […]

Amy Bogaard, “Archaeology and ‘eco-cultural’ heritage: case studies from Greece and beyond”

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View towards Dispilio, Lake Orestias (photo: Amy Bogaard) Friends' Hybrid Lecture Prof. Amy Bogaard (University of Oxford), "Archaeology and ‘eco-cultural’ heritage: case studies from Greece and beyond" Abstract: The climate and biodiversity crises are prompting new conversations about the archive of human experience we can draw upon to address them. Archaeology in Greece offers a […]

Stamatoula Panagakou, “Aspects of the Political Philosophy of the British Idealist Philosopher Bernard Bosanquet”

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

Upper House Seminar Dr Stamatoula Panagakou (University of Cyprus), "Aspects of the Political Philosophy of the British Idealist Philosopher Bernard Bosanquet" Bernard Bosanquet (1848-1923) was one of the most important British Idealist philosophers. Author of numerous books which cover topics from logic, metaphysics and aesthetics to ethics, religion and political philosophy, and of more than […]

Samuel Holzman, “Archaeological drawing in (and out of) perspective”

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

  Axonometric drawing showing the construction of a Hellenistic stoa (drawing by Samuel Holzman) Friends of the BSA in Greece lecture series. Dr Samuel Holzman (Princeton University), "Archaeological drawing in (and out of) perspective" Archaeologists draw not just to show their discoveries to others. Archaeological drawing is a visual language, one for recording evidence and […]

Thorsten Jacobisch, “Multi-material” studies in Archaeobotany

  Fitch-Wiener Seminar series Dr Thorsten Jacobisch (Austrian Archaeological Institute), “Multi-material” studies in Archaeobotany" In-person only, 5pm (Greece) at the Wiener Lab, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Mythical Retellings: Reimagining the women of Greek Myth

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Panel Discussion - Committee for Society, Arts & Letters Mythical Retellings: Reimagining the women of Greek Myth Panel: Claire Heywood, Jennifer Saint, Susan Stokes-Chapman Chair: Prof. Edith Hall (Durham University) Amid the recent popularity of fiction inspired by Greek mythology, authors Claire Heywood, Jennifer Saint, and Susan Stokes-Chapman discuss the opportunities and challenges which come […]

Amy Smith, “Redressing Aphrodite on Sir William Hamilton’s Meidias hydria”

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

image: Red-figured water jar (hydria), signed by Meidias as potter, British Museum, 34465002  Upper House Seminar Professor Amy Smith (University of Reading), "Redressing Aphrodite on Sir William Hamilton’s Meidias hydria" In anticipation of the Meidias hydria’s first return to Athens since its unspecified journey to Etruscan shores in antiquity, Professor Smith reevaluates the message of […]

Isabella Zampetaki, “How Far Would You Go for Real Food?”

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

  Photo: Giorgos Anastasakis / © Region of Crete Friends of the BSA in Greece lecture series Isabella Zampetaki, "How Far Would You Go for Real Food?"   Isabella has traveled Crete’s mountains and plains in search of unique culinary experiences. She's visited ancient Tsounati olive groves where the world’s first high phenolic olive oil to […]

Kostis Christakis, “A land called Crete: European cartographers and the perception of the Cretan landscape, 16th – 17th c. AD”

Friends' Lecture series Dr Kostis Christakis (BSA Knossos Curator), "A land called Crete: European cartographers and the perception of the Cretan landscape, 16th – 17th c. AD"   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 £50 (£20 […]

Richard Clogg, “Cousins and allies?: the Special Operations Executive and the Office of Strategic Services in Greece”

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

Library/Archive Lecture Richard Clogg, "Cousins and allies?: the Special Operations Executive and the Office of Strategic Services in Greece" Abstract:  SOE, the Special Operations Executive, was established in July 1940 when Britain’s fortunes, following the Dunkirk evacuation, were at their lowest ebb. It is sometimes suggested that Britain at this juncture stood alone against the […]

Iro Mathioudaki & Luca Girella, “The three West Court Kouloures at Knossos: between the First and Second Palace periods”

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

  Minoan Seminar - ΣΕΜΙΝΑΡΙΟ ΤΗΣ ΜΙΝΩΙΚΗΣ ΑΡΧΑΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ Iro Mathioudaki & Luca Girella, "The three West Court Kouloures at Knossos: between the First and Second Palace periods" The main aim of this seminar is to discuss the ceramic material from Evans’s stone-lined rubbish pits’ deposits, i.e. the Kouloures Deposits, which have been published to some […]

Jason König, “The Folds of Olympus: Mountains in Ancient Greek Culture and in Nineteenth-Century Travel Writing”

National Hellenic Research Foundation 48, Vasileos Constantinou Ave., Athens, Greece

  NHRF/ICS/BSA Lectures in Classics series Professor Jason König (Professor of Classics, University of St Andrews), "The Folds of Olympus: Mountains in Ancient Greek Culture and in Nineteenth-Century Travel Writing" Abstract: The history of ancient Greek responses to mountains has been largely invisible to classical scholarship, with its tendency to focus on urban culture. This […]

Anna Karligkioti, “Approaching population mobility and kinship patterns in central mainland Greece during Classical antiquity through biodistance analysis”

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

Fitch-Wiener Seminar series Anna Karligkioti, "Approaching population mobility and kinship patterns in central mainland Greece during Classical antiquity through biodistance analysis"   In-person only, 5pm (Greece) At the Wiener Lab, American School of Classical Studies at Athens For any enquiries, email: info.WienerLab@ascsa.edu.gr

Bruce Clark and Sophia Koufopoulou, “The Treaty of Lausanne (1923) and its impact on the Muslim population of Crete”

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

Ali Onay (born Rethymnon 1918), famous for his collection of Cretan heirlooms on Cunda Upper House Seminar Bruce Clark and Sophia Koufopoulou, "The Treaty of Lausanne (1923) and its impact on the Muslim population of Crete" Speakers: Bruce Clark, author of Twice a Stranger: How mass expulsion forged modern Greece and Turkey, and Athens: City […]

Matthew Haysom, “Men, Women and Others in Minoan Iconography”

Room G3 Senate House Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

BSA Friends' Hybrid lecture Dr Matthew Haysom, "Men, Women and Others in Minoan Iconography" Abstract: Throughout the history of Minoan studies scholars have felt that there was something distinctive about the way that Minoans depicted people. Arthur Evans and the first generation of scholars were struck by what seemed to them the dominant position of women […]

EARTH WATER FIRE: Celebrating Cretan Pottery from Antiquity to the Present, Thrapsano 6-10 July 2023

EARTH WATER FIRE: Celebrating Cretan Pottery from Antiquity to the Present, Thrapsano 6-10 July 2023 The Thrapsano Cultural Association in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Modern Pottery-G. Psaropoulos Foundation and the British School at Athens (Knossos Research Centre) organises for the second time the cultural festival EARTH WATER FIRE: Celebrating Cretan Pottery from […]

James Whitley, “The Rocky Heart of Crete: From the Hellenistic to the ‘Minoan’”

Professor James Whitley (Cardiff University), "The Rocky Heart of Crete: From the Hellenistic to the ‘Minoan’" BSA Friends' Lecture (hybrid) Abstract: In the popular imagination, Crete is indelibly associated with the ‘Minoans’, and the Minoans have little to do with later Cretan history or archaeology. This popular view no longer represents archaeological reality. Since the 1990s there […]

Philippa Steele, “The vitality of writing traditions in the Bronze Age Aegean and Iron Age Cyprus – and their unexpected relevance for the modern day”

BSA Friends' Event (online only via Zoom) Dr Philippa Steele (University of Cambridge) on "The vitality of writing traditions in the Bronze Age Aegean and Iron Age Cyprus - and their unexpected relevance for the modern day" Abstract: The syllabic writing systems of Bronze Age Greece and Iron Age Cyprus (with particular focus on Linear A, […]

Annual Garden Party

Annual Garden Party (Upper House garden)   To register please click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bsa-annual-garden-party-tickets-634566303897

Joshua Whitaker, ‘Acid History‘

Image Credit: Joshua Whitaker, ‘Acid History’ film still (2023) Joshua Whitaker (University of the Arts London, BSA Artist in Residence), ‘Acid History‘ Abstract: ‘Acid History’ is neither a record of psychedelic culture nor a catalogue of LSD experience. ‘Acid’ is deployed within the seminar, as Jeremy Gilbert has theorised it, as an adjective— a term […]

Ursula Coope, “Is happiness cumulative over time? An argument from Plotinus”

Professor Ursula Coope (Keble College, Oxford), "Is happiness cumulative over time? An argument from Plotinus" Abstract Is happiness the kind of thing that is cumulative over time? To many modern philosophers it has seemed obvious that the answer is yes. For example, Richard Kraut, in his recent book The Quality of Life, argues that the […]

Annual Bader Archive Lecture: Michalis Sotiropoulos, Revolutionising the archives: The BSA George Finlay collection, the Greek Revolution and the digital condition

Michalis Sotiropoulos (BSA 1821 Fellow in Modern Greek Studies), "Revolutionising the archives: The BSA George Finlay collection, the Greek Revolution and the digital condition" Abstract To what extent can the digital transformation of an archive enhance, or even change, our understanding of Philhellenism and its relationship to the Greek Revolution of 1821? What new ‘ways […]

Colloquium: Philhellenism and Greek Identity Formation in Literature, the Arts, and Scholarship

Colloquium: Philhellenism and Greek Identity Formation in Literature, the Arts, and Scholarship - In honour of Roderick Beaton, Emeritus Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature, King’s College London Programme: https://www.bsa.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Philhellenism-colloquium-programme-greyscale-set-up-as-booklet-1.pdf Thursday May 18th, Upper House (Director’s Residence) To attend IN PERSON please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/philhellenism-and-greek-identity-formation-in-literature-the-arts-tickets-615491580887

Hannah Gwyther, “Tusks, tools, and trial techniques: provisional results of experimental archaeology into the ancient craft of ivory carving”

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

Hannah Gwyther, "Tusks, tools, and trial techniques: provisional results of experimental archaeology into the ancient craft of ivory carving" AHRC funded PhD Candidate - The University of Bristol and the British Museum

Rachel Phillips, “Curating the Dead: Body and Matter in Early Mycenaean Burials “

  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TALK HAS BEEN POSTPONED. IT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR JUNE 6TH   Abstract From the start of the Late Bronze Age, people on the Greek mainland were buried with hundreds or even thousands of objects, made from exotic materials and embellished with figurative and abstract motifs. Through the twin representational […]

Catriona Gallagher , “An Athenian plant through time: a film screening and artist’s talk”

Image caption: Perdikaki (2019), a film by Catriona Gallagher, 38 minutes, film still Catriona Gallagher -Visual Artist (Bridget Riley Fellow 2022-23 - British School at Rome) , “An Athenian plant through time: a film screening and artist's talk” Abstract In 2013 British-Irish artist Catriona Gallagher discovered an unfamiliar plant growing from Athens’ urban fabric: περδικἀκι (perdikaki). […]

Douglas Forsyth, “Social Strategies for Dealing with Scarce Precipitation; Examples from the Iron Age Cyclades”

Douglas Forsyth (University of St. Andrews), "Social Strategies for Dealing with Scarce Precipitation; Examples from the Iron Age Cyclades" Abstract This presentation will explore some of the ways in which past human societies have dealt with living in areas of scarce or low precipitation. The examination will focus primarily on archaeological evidence from the Iron […]

From Sparta to Lacedaemon: daily lifeways of a Byzantine city

International Symposium - From Sparta to Lacedaemon: daily lifeways of a Byzantine city This international symposium aims to bring together multifocal viewpoints to analyse the social and economic dynamics of Lacedaemon, as Sparta was known in post-classical periods. Combining archaeological, numismatic and textual sources, the papers presented in this symposium will shed light on the […]

Prof. Tony Spawforth, ‘The Athenian Family of Herodes Atticus and the Spartan Contest of Endurance’

  BSA Friends' Lecture Series (Hybrid Event)   Prof. Tony Spawforth, 'The Athenian Family of Herodes Atticus and the Spartan Contest of Endurance’ Abstract: This talk introduces the Sparta of Roman times, before focusing on a new Greek inscription from Sparta published last year by Georgios Steinhauer. The talk argues that this inscription records acclamations […]

Joshua Barley,“Greek Folk Songs: from oral tradition to literary translation”

Joshua Barley,“Greek Folk Songs: from oral tradition to literary translation” Abstract The Greek folk songs – dimotika tragoudia – make up one of the most important chapters in modern Greece’s musical, linguistic, and cultural history. Not only did these songs play a crucial role in forming the nation’s demotic language, but they have been revered […]

Dr Flavia Vanni, “Looking at Byzantium through materials: the case of stucco (ca 850-1453)”

Image: Drawing of the stucco cornice from the dome of the Katholikon of Hosios Loukas from the Schultz and Barnsley notebook BAR-2, p. 66, British School at Athens Dr Flavia Vanni (University of Birmingham, The Richard Bradford McConnell Student/BSA), "Looking at Byzantium through materials: the case of stucco (ca 850-1453)" Abstract In 1890, Robert W. […]

Prof. Malcolm Schofield, “Aristotle on what makes a community a proper community: the ideal and the practicable”

Webinar Prof. Malcolm Schofield, "Aristotle on what makes a community a proper community: the ideal and the practicable" ‘The best politieia for most cities and most people’ (Pol. 4.11) Organised in collaboration with the Research Centre for Greek Philosophy of the Academy of Athens Handout 1: https://www.bsa.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/Athens-Seminar-2-–-abstract.pdf Handout 2: https://www.bsa.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/Athens-Seminar-2-–-texts.pdf Webinar registration: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FBGNbm0bTviCPHfIBYN06g

International Workshop, “Mapping the Past, Plotting the Future”

On the occasion of the establishment of the Archaeological GIS laboratory, AeGIS Athena at Xanthi, the Institute for Language and Speech Processing of “Athena” Research Center organises the International Workshop Mapping the Past, Plotting the Future. GIS in Archaeology, maturity & implementation, which will take place on 30th of March 2023 and it will be […]

Prof. Malcolm Schofield, “Aristotle on what makes a community a proper community: the ideal and the practicable”

Webinar  Prof. Malcolm Schofield, "Aristotle on what makes a community a proper community: the ideal and the practicable" 'Aristotle’s idea of a politeia' (Pol. 3.6) Organised in collaboration with the Research Centre for Greek Philosophy of the Academy of Athens Note: those attending the webinar must have copies of texts and/or translations of Aristotle's Politics to […]

Stephen Duckworth, “Edward Lear and the Peloponnese”

Image: The Higgins, Bedford BSA Friends' Lecture (online only)   Abstract: Lear first visited Greece in 1848, and in 1849 returned with a friend Franklin Lushington to travel through the Peloponnese in March of that year. Over one hundred landscape drawings resulted, out of the total of 1.500 or more he made on all his […]

Dr Michael Loy, ‘Roads and resources on Archaic/Classical Samos’

Dr Michael Loy (University of Cambridge, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow), "Roads and resources on Archaic/Classical Samos"   To attend IN PERSON (Athens) please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roads-and-resources-on-archaicclassical-samos-tickets-586873874557 To attend ONLINE please register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iOzgtjPqSHWMBtDp7dzXlA

Dr Tulsi Parikh, “Bodies in motion: Experiencing the sacred in ancient Greece, the case of Ancient Karthaia, Kea”

Dr Tulsi Parikh (A. G. Leventis Fellow in Hellenic Studies / British School at Athens), "Bodies in motion: Experiencing the sacred in ancient Greece, the case of Ancient Karthaia, Kea" Abstract How did sacred landscapes shape religious experience and to what extent were sacred landscapes in turn shaped by religious experience? In this paper, I […]

International Conference, “Philhellenism and the Greek Revolution of 1821: Towards a Global History”

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center Syggrou Avenue 364, Kallithea, Greece

We are happy to announce that the British School at Athens (BSA) and the National Library of Greece (NLG), with the generous support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), are organizing the international conference, Philhellenism and the Greek Revolution of 1821: Towards a Global History. The conference will take place at the premises of the National Library […]

Elizabeth Foley, “Cycladic Cities and Hegemonic Powers in the Hellenistic Period”

Elizabeth Foley (Macmillan-Rodewald Student, BSA), "Cycladic Cities and Hegemonic Powers in the Hellenistic Period" Please register to attend IN PERSON here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cycladic-cities-and-hegemonic-powers-in-the-hellenistic-period-tickets-577006751727 Please register to attend ONLINE here: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_b85vM7USQUC4JMswtxB9yA   Monday 13 March, 4pm (UK) / 6pm (Greece)

Festival of writing and ideas: the Journey 11th -12th March

On the 11th & 12th March, the British Council, British Embassy and British School at Athens (BSA) will welcome novelists, poets, academics and archivists to the BSA for a festival of writing in the ancient and modern worlds with theme of the Journey. Amid the inspiring gardens and buildings of the BSA, an institution founded […]

Elena Konstantinidou, “Architectural heritage management issues: The case of Monemvasia”

BSA Friends' Lecture Elena Konstantinidou, "Architectural heritage management issues: The case of Monemvasia" Bio: Elena Konstantinidou is an architect, Associate Professor in the Department of Architectural Design, at the School of Architecture NTUA, focusing on "Architectural Design and Architectural Heritage". She teaches respective lessons, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and has also been a visiting […]