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Library reopening

Library reopening

Following the recent announcement by the Ministry of Development, the BSA is pleased to announce the reopening of its Library ...

Job Vacancy: IT Officer at the British School at Athens

The British School at Athens (BSA), an institute for advanced research in the humanities and social sciences, seeks a full-time ...
Branding Mycenae: Now and Then Images from Social Media to the BSA SPHS Archive

Branding Mycenae: Now and Then Images from Social Media to the BSA SPHS Archive

Nearly two million people visit the Peloponnese for tourism every year. In between exploring the beaches, the olive groves, and ...
Hidden Histories Miniseries, 'The Women of the Upper House'

Hidden Histories Miniseries, ‘The Women of the Upper House’

We are delighted to launch a new series of our homemade 'Hidden Histories', focussing on the Women of the Upper ...
Emily Penrose’s Diary: British School at Athens in 1887

Emily Penrose’s Diary: British School at Athens in 1887

In the various histories of the British School at Athens, there is not much information about the first year of ...
UPDATE – PLEASE READ!

UPDATE – PLEASE READ!

In response to the Greek government’s announcement of a partial and staged relaxation of measures to reduce the spread of ...
Our new Librarian – Evi Charitoudi

Our new Librarian – Evi Charitoudi

It is our great pleasure to welcome Evi Charitoudi, who officially takes up the post of Librarian today ...
Distant Seas, connected worlds: Tintagel, Britain and Greece in Late Antiquity

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

Earlier this year the BSA hosted a half day international symposium titled “Distant Seas, connected worlds: Tintagel, Britain and Greece ...
BSA @ Home. A Message from the Director

BSA @ Home. A Message from the Director

A year ago today, on St George’s day, we were in Orthodox Holy Week, so things were relatively quiet at ...
Leyland Hugh Sackett (13 August 1928 – 12 April 2020)

Leyland Hugh Sackett (13 August 1928 – 12 April 2020)

The BSA is very sad to report the death aged 91 early on (western) Easter Day of Hugh Sackett, a ...
Help with online research and teaching during the coronavirus outbreak

Help with online research and teaching during the coronavirus outbreak

Although the  BSA library is closed during the corona virus outbreak, researchers will be able to find many books and ...
Hidden Histories miniseries

Hidden Histories miniseries

We are delighted to launch our new miniseries 'Hidden Histories'. Narrated by noted historian of Classics Christopher Stray, this set ...
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, ...
Update - please read

Update – please read

Following completion of a period of precautionary isolation and a deep clean, the BSA continues to comply with the latest ...
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 ...