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Archaeology, philology and science: a case of productive synergy from the Cretan Late Bronze Age

Archaeology, philology and science: a case of productive synergy from the Cretan Late Bronze Age

John Bennett shares with us a post on one of the first projects conducted at the Fitch Laboratory, a study ...
Diana Wardle (30 December 1948 – 29 December 2023)

Diana Wardle (30 December 1948 – 29 December 2023)

The British School at Athens mourns the passing of Diana Wardle, an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham ...
An Overview of the BSA (2024)

An Overview of the BSA (2024)

Following on from the 5 films made about the BSA in 2021 by LongRun Productions, we have updated the Overview ...
The Winifred Lamb Giving Circle

The Winifred Lamb Giving Circle

Join the new Winifred Lamb Giving Circle and support the BSA! For 130 years, the BSA has worked at the ...
Marc Fitch: A Legacy of Generosity

Marc Fitch: A Legacy of Generosity

Marc Fitch (1908-1994): Historian, philanthropist and benefactor of the British School at Athens. By Miles Stevenson, Development Executive for the ...
University of Athens, Hellenic Parliament & BSA Conference: Το 1821 στην Πρώτη Σελίδα: Η Ελληνική Επανάσταση στον Διεθνή και Εγχώριο Τύπο

University of Athens, Hellenic Parliament & BSA Conference: Το 1821 στην Πρώτη Σελίδα: Η Ελληνική Επανάσταση στον Διεθνή και Εγχώριο Τύπο

The Philhellenism project goes to Parliament!! Rebecca Sweetman (BSA Director), Roderick Beaton (BSA Chair), and Michalis Sotiropoulos (1821 Fellow in ...
The 'Mini-Lab' project: a pursuit for funds

The ‘Mini-Lab’ project: a pursuit for funds

Hector Catling’s vision of opening a laboratory for archaeological science within the grounds of the BSA was one step closer ...
Events Programme Jan-Mar 2024

Events Programme Jan-Mar 2024

Our January – March 2024 Events Programme is now available. We hope many of you can join us for our ...
Cataloguing the 1936 Exhibition Collection

Cataloguing the 1936 Exhibition Collection

The year is 1936, and the British School at Athens is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary. What better way to celebrate ...
Season's Greetings

Season’s Greetings

Season's Greetings from the BSA! Καλές Γιορτές! Please note: the BSA will be closed from Friday 22nd December to Tuesday ...
A year without Myrto: remembering a unique colleague and friend.

A year without Myrto: remembering a unique colleague and friend.

It has been a year since the untimely loss of Myrto Georgakopoulou, our loved staff member, collaborator, and friend. The ...
An Idea is Born: ‘The Mini-Lab’

An Idea is Born: ‘The Mini-Lab’

The Marc and Ismene Fitch Laboratory for archaeological sciences was established in 1974. Its history however, reaches further back with ...
The Countdown is on! Celebrating 50 Years of the Fitch Laboratory (1974-2024)

The Countdown is on! Celebrating 50 Years of the Fitch Laboratory (1974-2024)

The Marc and Ismene Fitch Laboratory for Archaeological Sciences will mark its 50th anniversary on November 29th, 2024 ...
Looking back on a successful summer programme at Knossos

Looking back on a successful summer programme at Knossos

Summer 2023 was rather busy for the Knossos Research Centre. Many cultural events were held alongside the research programmes at ...
BSA Main Entrance

Nominations for election of one member to Council by the Supporters

Nominations are invited for one elected vacancy on the BSA's Council, to serve for four years from 1 April 2024 ...
Nominations for election of one member to Council by the Regular Members

Nominations for election of one member to Council by the Regular Members

Nominations are invited for the election of one member of Council as representative of the Regular Members ...
Events September - December 2023

Events September – December 2023

Our September - December 2023 Events Brochure is now available. We hope many of you can join us for our ...
Four centuries of cooking wares at Priene (Western Turkey)

Four centuries of cooking wares at Priene (Western Turkey)

A newly published paper on a diachronic and multidisciplinary study of cooking pottery from the famous site of Priene, western ...
June 2023

June 2023 Newsletter

We are delighted to announce the release of our latest newsletter! The June 2023 issue offers up to date news ...
September Closure

September Closure

The BSA Library will be closed between 4th and 17th of September for annual maintenance and cleaning ...