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Our next Assistant Director

Our next Assistant Director

We are delighted to announce that Giorgos Mouratidis (St Andrews) has been appointed as our next Assistant Director. Giorgos will ...
IT System Administrator

IT System Administrator

The British School at Athens seeks a full-time IT Officer to develop and maintain its ICT infrastructure ...
Reopening of the library

Reopening of the library

The BSA library will reopen to readers and members on Monday 26 September. The use of a face mask is ...
Making Linear B Tablets

Making Linear B Tablets

Anna P. Judson, who recently finished her Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the BSA, reports on her experimental work in the ...
HM Queen Elizabeth II

HM Queen Elizabeth II

The BSA has enjoyed Royal Patronage for over one hundred years. At this time we offer our sincerest condolences to ...
Directorial Handover

Directorial Handover

Welcome Prof. Rebecca Sweetman (University of St Andrews) who has arrived at the BSA as our new Director. καλή αρχή! ...
Ad Familiares: Christopher Stray’s correspondence with Patrick Leigh Fermor

Ad Familiares: Christopher Stray’s correspondence with Patrick Leigh Fermor

Chris Stray is known to all Classicists as someone who poses the pertinent questions. In 1988, while staying at the ...
September closure

September closure

The BSA library and the hostel will be closed 5-25 September inclusively ...
The Gradual Decline and Reinvention of the SPHS Photographic Collection

The Gradual Decline and Reinvention of the SPHS Photographic Collection

Rubbish Theory, Michael Thompson's classic 1979 study, takes a look at the dynamics of material value. It begins with the ...
1936: Exhibition Season & The British School at Athens

1936: Exhibition Season & The British School at Athens

There comes a time in the life of an institution when it feels the need to reflect on its past ...
Map Annotations

Map Annotations

While sorting through and cataloguing the rare map collection at the BSA, I noticed that a number of the maps ...
Knossos Research Center

Knossos Research Centre Summer Lectures 2022

Officially launched in 2017, the Knossos Summer Lectures mark the commitment of the British School at Athens to present the ...
Assistant Director at the British School at Athens

Assistant Director at the British School at Athens

The British School at Athens (BSA) seeks a full-time, fixed term (5 year) Assistant Director ...
IT Officer at the British School at Athens - deadline extended

IT Officer at the British School at Athens – deadline extended

The British School at Athens seeks a part-time (0.8 FTE) IT Officer to develop and maintain its ICT infrastructure ...
Williams Fellowship in Ceramic Petrology

Williams Fellowship in Ceramic Petrology

The Fitch Laboratory of the British School at Athens invites applications for the post of Williams Fellow in ceramic petrology ...
COVID-19 rules

COVID-19 rules

Following the Greek Government's recent revision to its legally required Covid-19 protection measures, the BSA will continue to require the ...
Floating colours

Floating colours

George Finlay’s collection of books spans from the 1790s to 1870s, a period when marbled paper flourished and when many ...
Magoula Hunting or The Romance of Excavation

Magoula Hunting or The Romance of Excavation

In the summer of 2020, 'Digital Mycenae' went live, digitally reuniting the Mycenae excavation archives held at the Faculty of ...

Library Opening Hours Tuesday 31 May

The Penrose and Payne rooms will close from 4 pm on Tuesday 31 May in order to facilitate the Michael ...
Launch of the 'Digital Thessaly' project

Launch of the ‘Digital Thessaly’ project

The BSA is pleased to announce that the first phase of the project ‘Digital Thessaly’ has been completed.  ...