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Annual Reports of the British School at Athens are now digital

Annual Reports of the British School at Athens are now digital

The Annual Reports of the British School at Athens for the years 1886-2007 have been digitised and are now available ...
Martin Sinclair Frankland Hood (31 January 1917 - 18 January 2021)

Martin Sinclair Frankland Hood (31 January 1917 – 18 January 2021)

It is with the deepest sadness that we note the passing of Sinclair Hood, peacefully at his home in Great ...
Welcome Data Manager

Welcome Data Manager

Welcome to Anastasia Vassiliou, who joins us for six months from the Athena Research and Innovation Centre as ARIADNEplus Data ...
Group photo of participants in the 1977 BSA Undergraduate Course

Call for Contributions | BSA Undergraduate Course Book

Are you a BSA Undergraduate Course Alumnus or Alumna? Do you have special memories and photographs from the time you ...
Ceramic Petrology Course 2021 logo

Ceramic Petrology Course 2021 announced

Course and application details for the 2021 Fitch Lab Ceramic Petrology Course can now be found on the course page ...
Membership rates 2021

Membership rates 2021

Although the cost of running the BSA has continued to rise year on year, membership and accommodation fees have not ...
Remote access to Library resources

Remote access to Library resources

We are pleased to announce that members of the BSA can now request a VPN connection that will allow them ...
Ian Jenkins OBE

Ian Jenkins OBE

The British School at Athens was deeply saddened to learn of the unexpected death of Dr Ian Jenkins, Senior Curator ...
Surveying Thasos: J. Baker Penoyre's Photographs in the SPHS Image Collection

Surveying Thasos: J. Baker Penoyre’s Photographs in the SPHS Image Collection

In late June 1907, the archaeologist John Baker Penoyre landed on the northern Aegean island of Thasos. It was his ...
Kamares Ware: Style as Transgenerational Memory

Kamares Ware: Style as Transgenerational Memory

Emanuele Prezioso is analysing “Kamares Ware” in the BSA Knossos Stratigraphic Museum as part of his doctoral project Style as ...
William Gell's inseparable friend, the Hon. Richard Keppel Craven

William Gell’s inseparable friend, the Hon. Richard Keppel Craven

There is one sketch-book in the archives of the BSA which is closely connected to the William Gell notebooks. Bound ...
Dr Anna Judson at the BSA

New Research Fellow

Dr Anna P. Judson is just about to begin a two-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship at the BSA, working on Linear ...
The William Gell notebooks at the BSA

The William Gell notebooks at the BSA

Or will the gentle dilettanti crew Now delegate the task to digging Gell, That might limner of a bird’s-eye view, ...
Library Closure

Library Closure

In accordance with the new measures put in place by the Greek Government we regret that the Library is currently ...
Readers' Stories 1. Mike Edwards

Readers’ Stories 1. Mike Edwards

Library stories launches a series where new and old library users share their experiences of the BSA Library and describe ...

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 ...
A Munificent Donation: Atchley’s topographical photographs in the SPHS Image Collection

A Munificent Donation: Atchley’s topographical photographs in the SPHS Image Collection

By far the most notable addition to the collections during the year has been a munificent donation of over 1000 ...
The English Photographic Company and the BSA SPHS Image Collection

The English Photographic Company and the BSA SPHS Image Collection

The name English Photographic Company crops up here and there in the BSA SPHS Image Collection records. Some negatives in ...
Alice Crowe working in the Strat Museum, Knossos

Beyond the Walls of the Labyrinth

Alice Crowe reports on her ongoing ceramic studies at the Knossos Research Centre, forming part of her PhD project on ...
BSA School Students 2020-21, Matteo Randazzo and Rossana Valente

School Students Arriving

The School Students for the academic year 2020-21, Dr Rossana Valente (Richard Bradford McConnell Studentship) and Matteo Randazzo (Macmillan-Rodewald Studentship), ...