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Digging II: 19th-century Kynosarges and the Melos Campaign in the BSA SPHS Image Collection

Digging II: 19th-century Kynosarges and the Melos Campaign in the BSA SPHS Image Collection

In its earliest years, financial constraints on the British School at Athens made it problematic to mount large-scale excavations. This ...
Digging I: the Earliest 19th-century BSA Excavations in the BSA SPHS Image Collection

Digging I: the Earliest 19th-century BSA Excavations in the BSA SPHS Image Collection

In the early years of the British School at Athens, the annual reports repeatedly remark on its precarious financial situation, ...
URGENT - PLEASE READ

URGENT – PLEASE READ

The British School at Athens regrets to announce that it will be closed for 14 days with immediate effect because ...
Wandering Scholars: D.G. Hogarth and the Art of Travel

Wandering Scholars: D.G. Hogarth and the Art of Travel

David George Hogarth first arrived at the British School at Athens in 1887, only a few months after it began ...
Relics of the Past: Scenes from 'Modern' Life in the SPHS Image Collection

Relics of the Past: Scenes from ‘Modern’ Life in the SPHS Image Collection

Scattered throughout the photographs in the BSA SPHS image collection are scenes from modern life, primarily in Greece, but extending ...
Documenting Modern Greek Dialects: R.M. Dawkins & W.R. Halliday in Central Anatolia 1909-1911

Documenting Modern Greek Dialects: R.M. Dawkins & W.R. Halliday in Central Anatolia 1909-1911

Included in the BSA SPHS image collection are photographs that document various study tours conducted by early BSA researchers in ...

Distant seas, connected worlds: Tintagel, Britain and Greece in Late Antiquity

The British School at Athens is pleased to extend a warm invitation to an event on Wednesday 22nd January ...

Knossos Curatorial Project Internships

The British School at Athens seeks two short-term (8 weeks) full-time interns for its Curatorial Project based in the Stratigraphical ...
Rule II and the Origins of the SPHS Photographic Collection

Rule II and the Origins of the SPHS Photographic Collection

Rule II. To collect drawings, facsimiles, transcripts, plans, and photographs of Greek inscriptions, MSS., works of art, ancient sites and ...

Applications for the BSA course: ‘Glass in the Mediterranean and the Near East’ are now open.

Applications for this year's 'Glass in the Mediterranean and the Near East' course are now open. Information on the course ...
BSA Christmas - New Year closure dates

BSA Christmas – New Year closure dates

The library will be closed to visitors/readers from Monday 23rd December 2019 to Monday 6th January 2020 inclusively. Members may ...
J.T. Wood's Ephesus through the lens of Corporal J. Trotman: Archive Images in the BSA SPHS Collection

J.T. Wood’s Ephesus through the lens of Corporal J. Trotman: Archive Images in the BSA SPHS Collection

An interesting story began to take shape when cataloguing a series of 67 large glass plate negatives housed in the ...

Job Vacancy: Librarian

The British School at Athens seeks a full-time Librarian to take full responsibility for the development and operation of an ...
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 ...