• Newsletter December 2017

    Newsletter December 2017

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  • Natalie Haynes:

    Natalie Haynes: "The Children of Jocasta"

    London lecture 18 January 2018 (18:00)

    British Academy (10, Carlton House Terrace)

    Natalie Haynes will introduce the topic: "The Children of Jocasta"

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  • SCHOOL TEACHER FELLOWSHIP 2017 - 2018

    SCHOOL TEACHER FELLOWSHIP 2017 - 2018

    The British School at Athens invites applications for a School Teacher Fellowship to be held at the School in Athens or Knossos. 

    Deadline: Wednesday 31 January 2018

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  • RESEARCH AWARDS 2018-2019

    RESEARCH AWARDS 2018-2019

    Deadline: Friday 27th April 2018

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  • CENTENARY BURSARY AWARDS 2018-2019

    CENTENARY BURSARY AWARDS 2018-2019

    Applications are invited from university graduates of Greek or Cypriot nationality for awards to cover the expenses of a stay in the United Kingdom (U.K.) of short duration for a specific project of study or research in any field in which the British School is active.

    Deadline: Friday 19 January 2018

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  • VISITING AND EARLY CAREER FELLOWSHIPS

    VISITING AND EARLY CAREER FELLOWSHIPS

    Applications are invited for a Visiting Fellowship & an Early Career Fellowship at the British School at Athens for 2-3 months in the academic year 2018-19 in any branch of the arts or sciences related to Greece. 

    Deadline: Friday 13th April 2018

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  • THE MACMILLAN-RODEWALD & THE RICHARD BRADFORD McCONNELL STUDENTSHIPS

    THE MACMILLAN-RODEWALD & THE RICHARD BRADFORD McCONNELL STUDENTSHIPS

    The British School at Athens offers two annual Studentships for advanced doctoral or postdoctoral research in any area covered by the School’s mission statement. Applications are open to students engaged in advanced postgraduate research at UK universities.

    Deadline: Friday 13th April 2018

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Newsletter December 2017

Welcome to the second in the new series of British School at Athens' Newsletters, which offer up-to-date information on all our events and activities. This issue focuses on the courses that we run for postgraduate and undergraduate students and on BSA-sponsored archaeological fieldwork programmes over the past year. It also offers a list of upcoming events in the first half of 2018.  We hope you enjoy it and take this opportunity to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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BSA Archive: Project Assistant

The John Pendlebury Family Papers Cataloguing and Digitization Project - Phase 2

The British School at Athens is pleased to announce the opening of a short-term, full-time position for an archive assistant to finish processing The John Pendlebury Family Papers. The Pendlebury Papers, which cover the period from 1913 to 1964, document the life of archaeologist and WWII hero John Pendlebury from his early years as a schoolboy in England through his career as an archaeologist in the Mediterranean. The Project, funded by the Wykeham Patrons of Winchester College, will involve the cataloguing and digitization of the Pendlebury Papers to make them accessible online.

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KNOSSOS CURATORIAL PROJECT INTERNSHIPS

Fixed-term: 2 months

BSA Knossos Research Centre, Crete

The British School at Athens seeks two short-term (8 weeks) full-time interns for its Curatorial Project based in the Stratigraphical Museum at Knossos. These positions are available from 1st February to 30th  March 2018.

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BSA STUDIO RESIDENCY 2017 - 2018. LORRICE DOUGLAS

The value of fragments
Artist Lorrice Douglas has been awarded the British School at Athens Studio Residency, which she will begin in Spring 2018. Lorrice’s work will focus on ‘The value of fragments’ drawing on her PhD at Chelsea College of Art and the BSA theme: Modernity and the Arts. The residency will be an opportunity to engage with science-based archaeologists asking: How might things that are not fully visible be talked about, discovered or grasped (1)?  Is the artwork there if it pretends it isn’t?

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Newsletter

Welcome to the British School at Athens' new Newsletter which replaces our Annual Report and will appear in June and December. The Newsletter offers up-to-date information on all our events and activities throughout the year, as well as introducing some of the people involved in the work of the School. This first issue reports on the BSA’s academic programme from October 2016 to June 2017, picking up the narrative where the 2015-16 Annual Report left off. Items include events in Athens and elsewhere, as well as profiles of some of the researchers resident during the year and reports from the Fitch Laboratory, Knossos Research Centre, Library and Archive. We hope you will enjoy this and future issues of the Newsletter!

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STUDENTSHIPS 2017-18

THE MACMILLAN-RODEWALD STUDENTSHIP 2017-2018

Dr Huw Halstead

(University of York)

Reclaiming the land: belonging, place, and environmental transformation in western Thessaly

 

THE RICHARD BRADFORD McCONNELL STUDENTSHIP 2017-2018

Carlotta Gardner

(PhD candidate, University College London)

From East to West? An assessment of metalworking traditions through the analysis of pre-Roman and Roman crucibles

Anna Moles

(PhD candidate, University College London)

Urbanism and its impact on human health: a long-term study at Knossos, Crete

BRITISH ACADEMY FUNDING CALL: Global Challenges Research Fund's Cities & Infrastructure Programme

The British Academy has launched a new, competitive research funding call, the Cities & Infrastructure Programme, as part of the Global Challenges Research Fund.

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries through:​

  • challenge-led disciplinary and interdisciplinary research,
  • strengthening capacity for research and innovation within both the UK and developing countries,
  • providing an agile response to emergencies where there is an urgent research need.

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Events

  • 22 January 2018
    Anna Moles, "The impact of urbanism on human health and diet at Knossos from the Hellenistic to Late Antique periods""
  • 29 January 2018
    Dr Vassileia Manidaki, "Τα Πρόσωπα των Λίθων-Νεώτερη 'Ερευνα για τους Αποτετμημένους Λίθους της Παρθενώνειας Ζωφόρου"
  • 06 February 2018
    Professor John Bennet (Director, BSA) "The Work of the School in 2017" and Dr Peter Frankopan (University of Oxford) "Restoring the Byzantine Empire. Constantinople, Hellenism and the Global Middle Ages"
  • 13 February 2018
    Professor John Bennet, "The Work of the School in 2017" - Professor Colin Renfrew and Dr Michael Boyd, "The sanctuary on Keros and the settlement of Dhaskalio in the light of recent research"