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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 ...

Easter closure dates

The Library will be closed to Readers and Visitors (not Members) from Friday 26th April to Wednesday 1st May 2019 ...

The Fitch goes West: The SAA’s Albuquerque

Between the 10th and 14th of April, Evangelia Kiriatzi and Bartek Lis participated in the Annual Meeting of the Society for ...
Dr Maria Duggan, the BSA’s first British Academy PD Fellow

Dr Maria Duggan, the BSA’s first British Academy PD Fellow

Maria Duggan has just joined the Fitch Laboratory to undertake research on the project ‘Tintagel: Trans-European Connections in the Post-Roman ...
Upcoming conference on Popular Music of the Greek World

Upcoming conference on Popular Music of the Greek World

The BSA is delighted to announce an upcoming conference on Popular Music of the Greek World, which will take place ...
Exploring biodistances but always staying close to the Fitch lab

Exploring biodistances but always staying close to the Fitch lab

Assistant Professor Efi Nikita outlines her recent collaboration at the Fitch exploring human mobility through the study of dental nonmetric ...

New article on Late Hellenistic colour-coated pottery by members of the Fitch

New article on Late Hellenistic colour-coated pottery by members of the Fitch ...
Efi Nikita presents her new project: People in Motion

Efi Nikita presents her new project: People in Motion

Efthymia Nikita's new project, 'People in Motion', aims to investigate human mobility in the Mediterranean during the Byzantine period ...

Now open: Fitch Laboratory Bursary Awards 2019-2020

Applications are invited from graduate students or young scholars for an award to support research at the Fitch Laboratory, British ...
A mild winter at the Fitch: the Lousoi project of the Austrian Archaeological Institute

A mild winter at the Fitch: the Lousoi project of the Austrian Archaeological Institute

In the winter of 2018 I spent six weeks at the Fitch Laboratory analysing Late Geometric to Archaic pottery from ...
Experimenting with textile tools at the Fitch Lab

Experimenting with textile tools at the Fitch Lab

A database of c. 10 000 loom weights and spindle whorls from across the north Mediterranean can bring much knowledge, ...
Greek Religion and Cults in the Black Sea Region

Greek Religion and Cults in the Black Sea Region

The BSA congratulates long-time member Prof. David Braund on the publication last year of his important book on the Black ...
Lefkandi Textile on display in the National Archaeological Museum

Lefkandi Textile on display in the National Archaeological Museum

The British School at Athens is delighted to note that one of the most spectacular finds of the later 20th ...
Justin Davies (1931-2018; BSA Treasurer 1990-1997)

Justin Davies (1931-2018; BSA Treasurer 1990-1997)

The BSA was saddened to learn of the passing on 1 December of Justin Davies, BSA Treasurer in the 1990s ...
New course at the Fitch Lab: Glass in the Mediterranean and the Near East

New course at the Fitch Lab: Glass in the Mediterranean and the Near East

The BSA is pleased to announce a new five-day course at the Fitch Laboratory, Glass in the Mediterranean and the ...
Introduction to Ceramic Petrology Course 2019

Introduction to Ceramic Petrology Course 2019

From 13-24 May 2019, the Fitch Laboratory will hold a two-week postgraduate training course providing an introduction to ceramic petrology, ...