Past Events – British School at Athens

Victoria Hislop in Conversation

Wolfson Auditorium, The British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

Best-selling author Victoria Hislop will be in conversation with John Kittmer (Chair, Anglo-Hellenic League) about her passion for Greece and the role that Greece plays in her writing, including her latest book Those Who Are Loved. Spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. RSVP at Kate Smith: bsa@britac.ac.uk  This event is […]

Edith Hall: 21st-Century Responses to the Homeric Iliad

Wolfson Auditorium, The British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

Since the turn of the 21st century there has been an unprecedented wave of creative responses to the Iliad, by prizewinning novelists and poets as well as cinema and TV producers. Professor Edith Hall (KCL) will explore the similarities and radical divergences between several of these responses, to ask why a poem with roots in […]

Petrie, Pendlebury, and Hogarth in Greece and Egypt – A panel discussion

Wolfson Auditorium, The British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

Petrie, Pendlebury, and Hogarth in Greece and Egypt - A panel discussion Flinders Petrie, John Pendlebury, and David Hogarth - in their excavations at Naukratis, Amarna, Ephesos and Knossos - developed ground-breaking archaeological approaches during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This discussion explores the connections between these pioneers and their archaeological institutions - […]