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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 ...

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 ...