Past Events – British School at Athens

Onyeka Igwe: Scenes from the BSA Archive

British Academy, Lecture Hall

  Onyeka Igwe is the 2019 BSA Arts Bursary holder and returns from a residency in Athens to share her encounters with the archive. Igwe researches the colonial imagination, its knowledges and influence on the archive and then uses a methodology, critical proximity, to create moving image works that attempt to activate archive material in […]

Margaret Mountford, “Papyrology: is anything new under the sun?”

British Academy, Lecture Hall

Dr Margaret Mountford (Chair, Egypt Exploration Society), "Papyrology: is anything new under the sun?" Dr Margaret Mountford will present a brief introduction to the famous Oxyrhynchus papyri, their contents, and their initial excavation. The lecture will take a closer look at a number of ancient texts that suggest people’s preoccupations have not changed much over […]