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Lecture Archive

The following lectures were presented by the School during the academic year (October–April) and earlier. They are listed in order of presentation, most recent first. All lectures run approximately 60 minutes unless otherwise noted.

For Live video streaming from Cotsen Hall click here:
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The ASCSA is able to share videocasts of presentations in Cotsen Hall to a worldwide audience thanks to the generosity of the Paul and Alexandra Canellopoulos Foundation, Mr. Lloyd E. Cotsen and Mrs. Margit Cotsen, and Alexander E. Zagoreos.

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December 2014

A Sacred Law from the Athenian Agora

Kevin Daly, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Classical Studies, ASCSA and Associate Professor of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean

December 11, 2014

Ανασκαφές στα Νεκροταφεία της Πύδνας

Ματθαίος Μπέσιος & Αθηνά Αθανασιάδου, ΚΖ’ Εφορεία Προϊστορικών και Κλασικών Αρχαιοτήτων

December 4, 2014


October 2014

Χαρτογραφία και Ιατρική “στον απόηχο του χρόνου και του χώρου”. Διδάγματα από την Ιστορία

Dr. Panayotis N. Soucacos

October 14, 2014

Voice, Signature, Mask: The Byzantine Author

Stratis Papaioannou, Associate Professor of Classics, Brown University and 2014-15 Whitehead Professor, ASCSA

October 9, 2014

«Ψυχῆς Ἄκος» Ημερίδα για την επέτειο 200 χρόνων από την ίδρυση της Σχολής & της Βιβλιοθήκης Μηλεών

Bertrand Bouvier, Πασχάλης Κιτρομηλίδης, Ντία Φιλιππίδου

October 3, 2014


September 2014

The Song of the Earth
Theatrical performance of Stratis Myrivilis’s “The Song of the Earth”

Direction-Adaptation-Interpretation: Stratis Panourios
Composition-Kanun-Song: Lida Xydia
Costume & Stage Editor: Vera Zefki

September 29, 2014


May 2014

“Harvesting the Sea: Aegean Societies and Marine Animals in Context”

Wiener Laboratory, Organized by Tatiana Theodoropoulou, Wiener Laboratory Post-Doctoral Fellow

May 29-31, 2014

“Poseidon’s Net: Sanctuaries and Sea Routes”

Margaret M. Miles, Andrew W. Mellon Professor, ASCSA; Professor of Art History and Classics, University of California, Irvine

May 22, 2014

“The Alternative Archaeologies of Eva Palmer Sikelianos”

Artemis Leontis, Αν. Καθηγήτρια Νέων Ελληνικών, Πανεπιστήμιο Michigan

May 06, 2014


April 2014

“Reconsidering the Largest EBA Cycladic Cemetery: The Recent Excavations at Chalandriani on Syros”

Marisa Marthari, Ephor emerita, 21st Ephoreia of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities

April 29, 2014

“Samothrace and the NE Aegean in Prehistory”

Dimitris Matsas, Ephor, 19th Ephoreia of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities

April 10, 2014


March 2014

ATHENS OPEN MEETING

“Work of the School during 2013” and “Rupestral Inscriptions in the Greek World”

James C. Wright, Director, ASCSA; Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College
Merle Langdon, Research Professor, University of Tennessee at Knoxville; former Mellon Professor, ASCSA

March 14, 2014

“Building Archaeology: Corinth’s Forgotten Architects”

Kostis Kourelis, Assistant Professor, Franklin and Marshall College, Department of Art and Art History

March 11, 2014


February 2014

“Same River, Different Waters: Official Dining in the Agora”

Ann Steiner, NEH Fellow, ASCSA; Shirley Watkins Steinman Professor of Classics, Franklin & Marshall College

February 27, 2014

Επισκέπτες και Αναγνώστες στη Λαυρεντιανή Βιβλιοθήκη

Paschalis Kitromilides, Prof. of Political Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

February 18, 2014

“ Landscape Ecology and the End of Antiquity: The Archaeology of Deforestation in South Coastal Turkey”

Nicholas Rauh, NEH Fellow, ASCSA; Professor of Classics, Purdue University

February 6, 2014


January 2014

“Η χαρτογραφία του Κλαύδιου Πτολεμαίου”

Άρτεμις Σκούταρη, Sylvia Ioannou Foundation

January 28, 2014

“Bouphonia: Killing Cattle on the Acropolis”

NJeremy McInerney, Whitehead Professor, ASCSA; Davidson Kennedy Professor, University of Pennsylvania

January 23, 2014


December 2013

“How the Mycenae Lion Gate Relief Was Made: New Evidence and Implications”

Nicholas Blackwell, Assistant Director, ASCSA

December 12, 2013

“Ötzi and Modern Mummy Research-The Life and Death of the 5300-year-old Tyrolean Iceman”

Albert Zink, Director of the Institute for Mummies and the Iceman, European Academy of Bolzano, Italy

December 5, 2013

Musical Humors - Concert

Katerina Ktona & Effi Minakoulis

December 3, 2013


November 2013

“Colloquium: “From Ptolis to Polis: Issues in the Transition of Political Economies”

Maria Iacovou, Professor, Archaeological Research Unit, University of Cyprus Donald Haggis, Nicholas A. Cassas Professor of Greek Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Alexander Mazarakis-Ainian, Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of Thessaly Catherine Morgan, OBE. Director, BSA James Wright, Director, ASCSA

November 26, 2013

“Το πάθος με το γράψιμο. Μια εκδήλωση για το Βαγγέλη Ραπτόπουλο και το Αρχείο του"

Βασίλης Βασιλικός, Αλέξης Ζήρας, Αλέξης Πανσέληνος & Βαγγέλης Ραπτόπουλος

November 12, 2013

“Dissent and Democracy: Freedom of Thought and Freedom of Religion in the Athens of Socrates"

Richard Janko, Whitehead Professor, ASCSA; Gerald F. Else Distinguished Professor of Classical Studies, University of Michigan

November 7, 2013


October 2013

“The Emergence of a Warlike Elite at Mitrou, East Lokris, in the Prepalatial Bronze Age”

Aleydis Van de Moortel, NEH Fellow, ASCSA; Associate Professor of Classics, University of Tennessee

October 10, 2013

Reconfiguring Constantinople: Story Spaces & Storied Imperial Places in the Madrid Skylitzes MSS

Elena Boeck, Associate Professor of Art History, DePaul University

October 7, 2013


May 2013

Μαρία Μαυρουδή, Ελληνική φιλοσοφία στην αυλή του Μωάμεθ Β΄

Μαρία Μαυρουδή, University of California, Berkeley Ελληνική φιλοσοφία στην αυλή του Μωάμεθ Β΄

May 29, 2013

“Houses around the Athenian Agora. New Thoughts on Old Mosaics”

Barbara Tsakirgis, Vanderbilt University

May 28, 2013


April 2013

"Presentation of the Elias Venezis Archive"

Anna Venezi Kosmetatou (Venezis' daughter), Takis Theodoropoulos (Writer), Demetra Papaconstantinou (Demos Fellow) and Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan (Doreen Canaday Spitzer Archivist) will present the Elias Venezis' archive.

April 9, 2013

"St. Luke and the Icon of the Virgin Kykkotissa in Cyprus"

Annemarie Weyl Carr, Southern Methodist University

April 2, 2013


March 2013

"Αρχείο Κωνσταντίνου Βοβολίνη - Μεγάλο Ελληνικό Βιογραφικό Λεξικό"

Stathis Kalyvas, Kostas Kostis, Antonis Papagiannidis

March 11, 2013

"ATHENS OPEN MEETING - The American School of Classical Studies at Athens - 2013"

James C. Wright, Director, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Jeremy Rutter, AIA Gold Medalist 2013

March 8, 2013


February 2013

"Ο Ιωάννης Γεννάδιος και οι καλές τέχνες"

Μαρία Γεωργοπούλου, Διευθύντρια Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης

February 20, 2013

"Mapping the Jewish Communities of the Byzantine Empire: A New Web-Based Resource”

Nicholas de Lange, Professor Emeritus of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University of Cambridge

February 13, 2013

"Brute Force Philology? Text Mining the Classics”

 Helma Dik, (University of Chicago and ASCSA Whitehead Professor)

February 12, 2013


January 2013

"Vassilis Aravantinos, More Sphinxes and Puzzles from Mycenaean- Palatial Thebes”

Vassilis Aravantinos, Επίτιμος Έφορος Αρχαιοτήτων Βοιωτίας

January 22, 2013

"George Mavrogordatos and Ayhan T. Aktar, “The 1923 Exchange of Populations. An Ongoing Debate”"

George Mavrogordatos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and Ayhan T. Aktar, Istanbul Bilgi University

January 15, 2013


December 2012

"“The Norton Anthology of Greek Poetry: Translations, Anthologies and their Critical Excess”"

Karen Van Dyck, Fulbright Fellow and Professor at Columbia University

December 11, 2012

"Mapping the Ancient Environment: The Contribution of Manuscripts and Texts"

Alain Touwaide, Smithsonian Institution

December 3, 2012

 


November 2012

"Picturing Anatolia: The Photographs of John Henry Haynes"

Robert Ousterhout, University of Pennsylvania

November 27, 2012

 

"Archaeology, the longue durée, and regional histories: 5,000 years of settlement in the Nemea Valley"

James C. Wright, American School of Classical Studies

November 19, 2012

 


October 2012

“1453: How Important Was It?”

Molly Greene, Princeton University

October 30, 2012

The Age of Titans: Great Ships of the Hellenistic Monarchs

William Murray, University of South Florida
October 16, 2012

Αρχαία Κόρινθος,Φενεός,Τενέα: Tα πρόσφατα ευρήματα Κωνσταντίνος Κίσσας

Κωνσταντίνος Κίσσας, ΛΖ’ ΕΠΚΑ
October 2, 2012


May 2012

Archives Lecture
“Our Complicity in this Classical Looting: Triangulating the Past at Sardis, 1922–1925.”

Fikret Yegül (University of California, Santa Barbara).
May 29, 2012

Walton Lecture - Henry Maguire (Johns Hopkins University). “Nectar and Illusion: Art, Nature, and Rhetoric in Byzantium.”

Henry Maguire (Johns Hopkins University)
May 8, 2012

Nancy Bookidis (Assistant Director Emerita, Corinth Excavations, ASCSA) “Corinth: A Portrait of an Idiosyncratic Greek City”

Nancy Bookidis (Assistant Director Emerita, Corinth Excavations, ASCSA)
May 22, 2012

Artemis Cooper “Patrick Leigh Fermor in Greece.”

Artemis Cooper (Biographer)
May 24, 2012


April 2012

Malcolm H. Wiener Lecture
Michael D. Glascock (University of Missouri-Columbia). “Chemistry and Provenance: Production and Exchange of Ceramics from Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean.”

Michael D. Glascock (University of Missouri-Columbia)
April 24, 2012

Joanita Vroom (University of Amsterdam). “Mr. Turkey Goes to Turkey. How a Dutch Diplomat Wined and Dined in 18th-century Constantinople.”

Joanita Vroom, University of Amsterdam
April 3, 2012


March 2012

Stathis Kalyvas (Yale University). “Αντίσταση και Εμφύλιος: Διερευνώντας μία δύσκολη διαπλοκή.”

Stathis Kalyvas, Yale University
March 13, 2012

OPEN MEETING - The American School of Classical Studies at Athens - 2012 Watch it Online!

Jack L. Davis (Director, American School of Classical Studies at Athens)
March 9, 2012


February 2012

Edward E. Cohen “Financial Crisis! Economic Lessons from Ancient Athens.”

Edward E. Cohen, University of Pennsylvania
February 7, 2012


January 2012

Glenn A. Peers “Forging Byzantine Animals: Manuel Philes in Renaissance France.”

Glenn A. Peers, University of Texas at Austin
January 31, 2012

Richard Hodges “An ‘Ice Age Settling on the Roman Empire”

Richard Hodges, University of Pennsylvania
December 13, 2011


November 2011

Vassilis Vassilikos (Author). “Λογοτεχνία και τεχνολογία.”

Vassilis Vassilikos (Author)
November 29, 2011

Björn Forsén (University of Helsinki). “Sanctuary of Secrets”

Bjorn Forsen, University of Helsinki
November 22, 2011


October 2011

Οδυσσέας Ελύτης. Στοιχεία μιας ποιητικής ταυτότητας

Ioulita Iliopoulou, Gennadious Library
October 18, 2011

Recent Prehistoric Finds at the Costa Navarino Resort in Messenia

Jörg Rambach (ΛΗ’ ΕΠΚΑ)
October 18, 2011

Exploring Greek Manuscripts in the Gennadius Library

Gennadius Library
October 11, 2011


April 2011

The Americans and the Greeks, 1949-1959: Intervention and Modernization

Evanthis Hatzivassiliou, University of Athens
April 12, 2011

Animals in the Agora: Reconstructing Cultural Life in Ancient Athens from Zooarchaeological Remains

Michael MacKinnon, University of Winnipeg
April 5, 2011


March 2011

30th Annual Walton Lecture: “Kings, Princes and Powers: Venizelos and Dilemmas of National Revival”

Sir Michael Llewellyn Smith, King’s College London
March 29, 2011

Open Meeting of the Work of the School / The Goddess and the Ancestors at Mochlos, Crete

Jack L. Davis, Director, ASCSA; Jeffrey S. Soles, University of North Carolina-Greensboro
(runs 1 hr. 50 min.)
March 11, 2011

Baldness in the Greek and Roman Imagination

Corey Brennan, Mellon Professor at the American Academy of Rome
March 1, 2011.


February 2011

New Excavations at Stobi 2009–2010

Silvana Blazevska, National Institution Stobi
February 22, 2011

Mycenaean Wall-Paintings in Context New Discoveries and Old Finds Reconsidered - WORKSHOP

2 - Day WORKSHOP (KERA)
February 12, 13, 2011

Telltale Depictions: A Contextual View of Mycenaean Wall-Paintings

John Bennet, University of Sheffield
February 11, 2011


January 2011

Η Ελλάδα του Ortelius μέσα από τους χάρτες της Συλλογής Σαμούρκα

George Tolias, National Hellenic Research Foundation
January 20, 2011


December 2010

Working in Cotton, Metal and Fayence: Ottoman Artisans in the Early Modern Age

Suraiya Faroqhi, Bilgi University, Istanbul
December 14, 2010

Exiles in Pisa, 1821. Mavrokordatos the Shelleys and the Greek Revolution

Roderick Beaton, King’s College London
December 8, 2010

Παλιές και νέες αρχαιολογικές ανακαλύψεις στη Μεσσηνία

Xeni Arapogianni, Directorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, Kalamata
December 7, 2010


November 2010

The Quality of Life in Classical Antiquity

Walter Scheidel,Stanford University
November 23, 2010


October 2010

A Decent Burial: Commemoration and Community in Roman Corinth

Kathleen Slane, University of Missouri-Columbia
October 19, 2010

Οι Φαναριώτες και ο πρώιμος Διαφωτισμός (1680-1780)

Jacques Bouchard, Interuniversity Center for Neohellenic Studies of Montreal (Université de Montréal)
Phrixos B. Papachristidis, McGill University
October 12, 2010

Graphic Greeks: Ancient Greece in Three Comics Narratives

Apostolos Doxiades and Alekos Papadatos, Logicomix
Eric Shanower, Age of Bronze
October 5, 2010


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