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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 ...
Rule II and the Origins of the SPHS Photographic Collection

Rule II and the Origins of the SPHS Photographic Collection

Rule II. To collect drawings, facsimiles, transcripts, plans, and photographs of Greek inscriptions, MSS., works of art, ancient sites and ...

Applications for the BSA course: ‘Glass in the Mediterranean and the Near East’ are now open.

Applications for this year's 'Glass in the Mediterranean and the Near East' course are now open. Information on the course ...
BSA Christmas - New Year closure dates

BSA Christmas – New Year closure dates

The library will be closed to visitors/readers from Monday 23rd December 2019 to Monday 6th January 2020 inclusively. Members may ...
J.T. Wood's Ephesus through the lens of Corporal J. Trotman: Archive Images in the BSA SPHS Collection

J.T. Wood’s Ephesus through the lens of Corporal J. Trotman: Archive Images in the BSA SPHS Collection

An interesting story began to take shape when cataloguing a series of 67 large glass plate negatives housed in the ...

Job Vacancy: Librarian

The British School at Athens seeks a full-time Librarian to take full responsibility for the development and operation of an ...
Visiting traditional potters in Volos, Greece

Visiting traditional potters in Volos, Greece

A short account of Bartek Lis' visit to traditional potters in the Volos area ...

Election of one member of Council by the Regular Members

Nominations are invited for the election of one member of Council as representative of the Regular Members. Only Regular Members ...
F.W. Hasluck and the Monasteries of Athos: Images from the Archive

F.W. Hasluck and the Monasteries of Athos: Images from the Archive

In 1911, Frederick W. Hasluck, Student, Librarian and Assistant Director of the British School at Athens, travelled to Mount Athos ...
Workshop on Craftspeople mobility

Workshop on Craftspeople mobility

The BSA hosted a 3-day international workshop "Craftspeople mobility in archaeological, historical and ethnographic record – a comparative perspective from ...
Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory

Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory

The BSA is delighted to note the publication of the proceedings of the one-day workshop Cyprus, Female Voice and Memory ...
The Fitch travel to Barcelona: EMAC 2019

The Fitch travel to Barcelona: EMAC 2019

Last week members of the Fitch, and colleagues, travelled to Barcelona for the 15th European Meeting on Ancient Ceramics (EMAC). This ...
Argonauts Abroad: Archive Images from the 1901 Schoolmasters’ cruise

Argonauts Abroad: Archive Images from the 1901 Schoolmasters’ cruise

In the spring of 1901, the steam yacht Argonaut embarked on a voyage to places of interest in Greek history ...
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, ...