Stories and News

Some thoughts about the re-opening of the BSA library

After careful consideration, the British School at Athens reopened its library to members and readers on 3 June, after a ...
John James Coulton (24 February 1940 – 1 August 2020)

John James Coulton (24 February 1940 – 1 August 2020)

The BSA notes with great sadness the passing of Jim Coulton in Edinburgh on 1 August 2020, aged 80 ...

Summer closure dates

The Library will be closed to Readers from Monday 10th to Friday 14th August and to Readers and Members from ...
Communist leaders in the Clogg Collection

Communist leaders in the Clogg Collection

Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the British School at Athens the processing of Richard and Mary Jo ...
Margaret E Kenna - new website

Margaret E Kenna – new website

Long-time friend and supporter of the British School at Athens Margaret Kenna has just launched a new website. Log on to learn ...
Update 14 July: Library and International Travel access policies

Update 14 July: Library and International Travel access policies

The following policy is effective from Monday 20th July and will be continually reviewed ...
News of Richard Clogg’s Levant library donated to the British School at Athens

News of Richard Clogg’s Levant library donated to the British School at Athens

The library of the BSA is thrilled to announce that the books on the emergence and evolution of the Greek ...
Work with us: Data Manager

Work with us: Data Manager

The Athena Research and Innovation Centre in Information Communication & Knowledge Technologies is currently advertising a position for a Data ...
Update 1 July: Library and International Travel access policies

Update 1 July: Library and International Travel access policies

As the Greek and UK governments continue to update their policies on international travel, the BSA is pleased to update ...

International travel policy

Members arriving from outside Greece - either by direct flights or via transfer - are requested to self-quarantine for one ...
Exploring Ceramic Technology and Aegean Interactions at Prehistoric Samos, East Aegean

Exploring Ceramic Technology and Aegean Interactions at Prehistoric Samos, East Aegean

Fitch Laboratory Bursary holder (2019-20) Sergios Meleaou, explores ceramic technology and Aegean interactions at prehistoric Samos, East Aegean ...
The Cyzicus Question: Hasluck, Henderson and the SPHS Image Collection

The Cyzicus Question: Hasluck, Henderson and the SPHS Image Collection

In November 1901 Frederick W. Hasluck arrived in Athens to take up a recently awarded studentship at the British School ...
Petrie @ BSA

Petrie @ BSA

Mr. Petrie, too, came from Egypt to join us for a time, and his valuable work on the Mycenae discoveries ...
The Geoarchaeology of Classical Greek Housing

The Geoarchaeology of Classical Greek Housing

Fitch Laboratory Bursary holder (2019-20) Mara Schumacher, integrates geoarchaeology and Classical Greek archaeology to investigate domestic life at Olynthos ...
Digital Mycenae

Digital Mycenae

A newly released digital archive celebrates the centenary of British excavations at Mycenae! ...
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 ...