Stories and News

Library closure Tuesday 25 January

Given the exceptional weather conditions and consistent with advice from the government, the BSA Library will remain closed to readers ...
Knossos Curatorial Manager - Open Position

Knossos Curatorial Manager – Open Position

The British School at Athens seeks to appoint a curatorial project manager to take a leading role in the curation ...
Island Observations: A.J.B. Wace & R.M. Dawkins in the Southern Aegean 1906-1907

Island Observations: A.J.B. Wace & R.M. Dawkins in the Southern Aegean 1906-1907

How can visual media tell a story? Image-based observations are often dependent on context – who composed them, what they ...
Back to the BSA

Back to the BSA

The British School at Athens is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Rebecca Sweetman as its new Director from ...
Holidays Closure Dates

Holidays Closure Dates

The library will be closed to readers from Friday 24th to Friday 31st December. The offices will be closed from ...
Exploring the 'George Finlay table'

Exploring the ‘George Finlay table’

Esther Laver (University of Cambridge) volunteered for the BSA on our 2020 ‘Digitisation Project’, helping to inventory the collection. Here, ...
Distances Travelled, Things Seen: W.R. Halliday's Photographs in the BSA SPHS Image Collection

Distances Travelled, Things Seen: W.R. Halliday’s Photographs in the BSA SPHS Image Collection

In the 1910/1911 Academic session at the British School at Athens (BSA), William Reginald Halliday arrived as the Craven Student ...
5 in 5: Get to know the BSA with a new video series

5 in 5: Get to know the BSA with a new video series

The BSA is thrilled to announce a series of short video films that offer a more direct insight into its ...
Election of one member of Council by the Supporters

Election of one member of Council by the Supporters

The Council of the British School at Athens invites nominations for one elected vacancy on Council for a term of ...
Innovation, tools and services for libraries: the COVID-19 challenge

Innovation, tools and services for libraries: the COVID-19 challenge

The BSA library as a member of Organizing Committee for the Support of Libraries (CSL) co-organizes its second webcast and ...
Through the Female Lens: Women Travellers’ Photography and the BSA SPHS Collection

Through the Female Lens: Women Travellers’ Photography and the BSA SPHS Collection

One of the benefits to cataloguing the large BSA-SPHS photographic collection is teasing out stories. The images tell the stories, ...
Nominations for election to Council by the Regular Members

Nominations for election to Council by the Regular Members

Nominations are invited for the election of one member of Council as representative of the Regular Members. Only Regular Members ...
Welcome Tom

Welcome Tom

Tom Bull started on 1 October as Library/Archive Intern. He is thrilled to be back at the BSA after attending ...
Welcome Nathan

Welcome Nathan

Welcome Nathan Meyer, our new IT Officer ...
Reopening of Library

Reopening of Library

The BSA Library will reopen to members and readers on Monday 20 September. For more information about the regulations click ...
Digging Crete: SPHS Images from BSA Excavations in a New Century

Digging Crete: SPHS Images from BSA Excavations in a New Century

At the close of the Archive Story, Digging II, which chronicled the growth of British School at Athens (BSA) excavations ...
Development of a map browsing tool

Development of a map browsing tool

The BSA Library has a significant cartographic collection. Thanks to the invaluable support of outgoing IT Officer, Hallvard Indgjerd, we ...
W.K.Lyhne, BSA Arts Bursary holder

W.K. Lyhne BSA Arts Bursary Holder 2021/22

UK based artist, curator and researcher W.K. Lyhne has been awarded the BSA Arts Bursary for 2021-2022 ...
Knossos Archival Material on Digital Collections

Knossos Archival Material on Digital Collections

We are delighted to announce that newly digitised archival material from the Knossos excavations is now available on Digital Collections ...
Welcome Evgenia

Welcome Evgenia

Welcome Evgenia Villioti, our new Assistant Librarian ...