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Hephaestus at Work: A Celebration of Myrto Georgakopoulou’s Work and Legacy

Hephaestus at Work: A Celebration of Myrto Georgakopoulou’s Work and Legacy

British School at Athens (BSA), 19-20 September 2024 The British School at Athens (BSA) is proud to host a conference ...
The King’s Birthday Honours 2024 - BSA Chair Professor Roderick Beaton to be knighted

The King’s Birthday Honours 2024 – BSA Chair Professor Roderick Beaton to be knighted

The BSA is extremely proud to announce that Professor Roderick Beaton, Chair of the BSA Council, has been appointed Knight ...
John Pendlebury exhibition-workshop

John Pendlebury exhibition-workshop

May's exhibition and workshop on John Pendlebury and his contribution to Cretan archaeology and the Second World War was a great success. At ...
Sir John Boardman (1927-2024)

Sir John Boardman (1927-2024)

The British School at Athens mourns the passing of classical archaeologist and Greek art specialist John Boardman ...
HM the King to Retain Patronage of the British School at Athens

HM the King to Retain Patronage of the British School at Athens

The British School at Athens (BSA) is delighted to announce that His Majesty King Charles III will continue to serve ...
Roger Howell (1940 - 2024)

Roger Howell (1940 – 2024)

The British School at Athens mourns the passing of archaeologist Roger Howell. Roger Howell arrived from Birmingham University in the ...
Pendlebury Anniversary

John Pendlebury Anniversary events in Crete

The BSA is delighted to cohost, alongside the Region of Crete and the Vikelaia Municipal Library, the 120th anniversary of ...
The Myrto Georgakopoulou Award

The Myrto Georgakopoulou Award

The Myrto Georgakopoulou Award is an international research award established by the BSA to honour Myrto Georgakopoulou (1976-2022) and ensure ...
easter closure 2024

Easter closure

Please note: the BSA Offices will be closed from Fri 3 May to Wed 8 May inclusive for Orthodox Easter ...
Library and Archive Intern 2024 - Melissa Bergoffen

Library and Archive Intern 2024 – Melissa Bergoffen

Melissa Bergoffen is our new Library & Archive Intern for 2024, who arrived at the BSA at the end of ...
A.G. Leventis Fellowship in Hellenic Studies 2024-2027

A.G. Leventis Fellowship in Hellenic Studies 2024-2027

The British School at Athens invites applications for the A.G. Leventis Fellowship in Hellenic Studies. The Fellowship, funded by the ...
Newsletter Winter 2023-24

Newsletter Winter 2023-24

We are happy to announce the release of our latest newsletter! The Winter 2023-24 issue offers up to date news ...
Events Programme April-June 2024

Events Programme April-June 2024

The BSA's April – June 2024 Events Brochure is now available. We hope many of you can join us for ...
Sparta Theatre Excavations_2008_John Hayes © BSA

John Hayes (21 April 1938 – 27 February 2024)

The British School at Athens mourns the passing of archaeologist Dr. John Hayes. Hayes was a specialist in the pottery ...
Sinclair Hood Archive Project Assistant

Sinclair Hood Archive Project Assistant

Welcome back, Hannah! Καλή αρχή!   Hannah Gwyther, a very familiar face to many in the BSA community, joined the ...
Archaeology, philology and science: a case of productive synergy from the Cretan Late Bronze Age

Archaeology, philology and science: a case of productive synergy from the Cretan Late Bronze Age

John Bennett shares with us a post on one of the first projects conducted at the Fitch Laboratory, a study ...
Diana Wardle (30 December 1948 – 29 December 2023)

Diana Wardle (30 December 1948 – 29 December 2023)

The British School at Athens mourns the passing of Diana Wardle, an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham ...
An Overview of the BSA (2024)

An Overview of the BSA (2024)

Following on from the 5 films made about the BSA in 2021 by LongRun Productions, we have updated the Overview ...
The Winifred Lamb Giving Circle

The Winifred Lamb Giving Circle

Join the new Winifred Lamb Giving Circle and support the BSA! For 130 years, the BSA has worked at the ...
Marc Fitch: A Legacy of Generosity

Marc Fitch: A Legacy of Generosity

Marc Fitch (1908-1994): Historian, philanthropist and benefactor of the British School at Athens. By Miles Stevenson, Development Executive for the ...