• 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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  • Natalie Haynes:

    Natalie Haynes: "The Children of Jocasta"

    London lecture 24 Nov 2017 (18:00)

    British Academy (10, Carlton House Terrace)

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

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  • Professor Paul Cartledge:

    Professor Paul Cartledge: "Spartan Race-ism: an Other view"

    London lecture 23 Oct 2017 (18:00)

    British Academy (10, Carlton House Terrace)

    Professor Paul Cartledge (University of Cambridge) will introduce the topic: "Spartan Race-ism: an Other view"

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  • Newsletter June 2017

    Newsletter June 2017

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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?


Environs, 2017 image: Lorrice Douglas


Lorrice is drawn to the poetic aspects of analysing matter and ways in which modern technology is used to quantify the past. Her practice involves working in residency-style situations, based on observations that evolve into spatial constructions and narratives. Her studio space will become a laboratory where dialogue becomes matter, a site for the recording of the minute, such as the interplay between words and spaces, dust and light. 

Discussions will unfold via an introductory talk followed by an open studio:
Lorrice says that she is excited to be working with the Greek archaeological scholarly community at the BSA; “amongst individuals whose life’s work is the study of fragments--experts in the realm of the unseen-- and of unearthed matter that is so vital to understanding space and time."


Untitled, 2017 image: Lorrice Douglas



 (1) Perec, G. (1999) Species of Spaces and Other Pieces. Translated by John Sturrock, 1999. London: Penguin.

 

Lorrice Douglas CV

 

 

Events

  • 23 October 2017
    Professor Paul Cartledge: "Spartan Race-ism: an Other view"
  • 31 October 2017
    Dr Elisavet Tsigarida (Director of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Pella): "Pella. The Great Capital of the Macedonian Kingdom"
  • 13 November 2017
    Professor Angela Hobbs (University of Sheffield), "Democracy, Demagoguery and Plato"
  • 20 November 2017
    Dr Margarita Gleba, "Unraveling the Fabric of the Past: Mediterranean Textile Cultures in the First Millennium BCE"