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Visiting traditional potters in Volos, Greece

Visiting traditional potters in Volos, Greece

A short account of Bartek Lis' visit to traditional potters in the Volos area ...

Election of one member of 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 ...
F.W. Hasluck and the Monasteries of Athos: Images from the Archive

F.W. Hasluck and the Monasteries of Athos: Images from the Archive

In 1911, Frederick W. Hasluck, Student, Librarian and Assistant Director of the British School at Athens, travelled to Mount Athos ...
Workshop on Craftspeople mobility

Workshop on Craftspeople mobility

The BSA hosted a 3-day international workshop "Craftspeople mobility in archaeological, historical and ethnographic record – a comparative perspective from ...
Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory

Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory

The BSA is delighted to note the publication of the proceedings of the one-day workshop Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory ...
The Fitch travel to Barcelona: EMAC 2019

The Fitch travel to Barcelona: EMAC 2019

Last week members of the Fitch, and colleagues, travelled to Barcelona for the 15th European Meeting on Ancient Ceramics (EMAC). This ...
Argonauts Abroad: Archive Images from the 1901 Schoolmasters’ cruise

Argonauts Abroad: Archive Images from the 1901 Schoolmasters’ cruise

In the spring of 1901, the steam yacht Argonaut embarked on a voyage to places of interest in Greek history ...
Maurice Pope (1926 – 2019)

Maurice Pope (1926 – 2019)

It was with great sadness that the BSA learnt of the death of Maurice Pope on 1 August 2019 aged ...
Dr Richard Payne 1978-2019

Dr Richard Payne 1978-2019

It is with great sadness that the BSA recently learned that Dr Richard Payne, a former BSA Student and Council ...
EARTH WATER FIRE: Celebrating Cretan Pottery from Antiquity to the Present

EARTH WATER FIRE: Celebrating Cretan Pottery from Antiquity to the Present

Thrapsano 11 to 14 July 2019. A four-day series of cultural events on Cretan pottery recently concluded successfully ...
The Power of Archives: Through the Lens of the Mycenae Excavation Records

The Power of Archives: Through the Lens of the Mycenae Excavation Records

After my first time going through the Mycenae Excavation Records I had seen a mix of beautiful drawings of fragments, ...

Library and Hostel Summer Closure 2019

The Library will be closed on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th August 2019 and will be closed to everyone including ...
Shooting the Past: Making Connections in the BSA Photographic Archives

Shooting the Past: Making Connections in the BSA Photographic Archives

Stephen Poliakoff’s 1999 TV drama, Shooting the Past tells a story of an extraordinary photographic library whose goal is to ...
New blog on the Archive page!

New blog on the Archive page!

We are pleased to announce a new blog under 'Archive Stories' on the Archive page! ...
Our New Assistant Director - Michael Loy

Our New Assistant Director – Michael Loy

It is our great pleasure to welcome Michael Loy, who officially takes up the post of Assistant Director today ...
Glynis Jones on the origin and spread of agriculture

Glynis Jones on the origin and spread of agriculture

This year's Fitch Laboratory annual lecture was given by Professor Glynis Jones (University of Sheffield and Member of the Fitch ...
Evidence for advanced architectural planning at the early prehistoric site of Dhaskalio in the Aegean

Evidence for advanced architectural planning at the early prehistoric site of Dhaskalio in the Aegean

Four-year research programme ends uncovering the sophisticated architectural remains of an advanced civilisation ...

New publication: Exploring Diversity in Household Pottery Traditions in Crusader Greece

We are pleased to announce the most recent publication by members of the fitch: “Exploring Diversity in Household Pottery Traditions ...
Dr Ruth Macrides (1949 - 2019)

Dr Ruth Macrides (1949 – 2019)

We report with deep sadness the death on 27 April, aged 69, of Ruth Macrides, after a short illness ...
Investigating pottery production and exchange patterns at Ayia Irini, Kea

Investigating pottery production and exchange patterns at Ayia Irini, Kea

Natalie Abell (University of Michigan) reports on her study of ceramics from Ayia Irini (Kea) at the Fitch Lab that ...