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Gennadius Library closed August 5 - October 31, 2017

June 22, 2017
Due to the transfer of books to the new mobile shelving in the refurbished West Wing of the Gennadeion, the Library will remain closed to the public from August 5 to October 31, 2017. We apologize for the inconvenience. In the case of a change in the dates a new notice will be issued.

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Access to the Archives of the Gennadius Library

June 15, 2017
Researchers will not be able to access the Archives of the Gennadius Library between November 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018. H πρόσβαση των ερευνητών στα Αρχεία της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης δεν θα είναι δυνατή από 1/11/2017 έως 31/5/2018.

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VIDEOCAST - ‘One Hundred Years of Dialogue: Latin American Approaches to Hellenism’

June 14, 2017
Presented by Maria Georgopoulou & Gregory Jusdanis

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Graduate Students from the University of Athens at the ASCSA

June 13, 2017
Οι μεταπτυχιακοί φοιτητές του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών στο πρόγραμμα Διαχείρισης Μνημείων (Cultural Heritage Management) επισκέφτηκαν τα Αρχεία της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών, με πρωτοβουλία του καθηγητή τους κ. Διονύση Μουρελάτου.

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One Hundred Years of Dialogue. Latin American Approaches to Hellenism

June 01, 2017
International Conference explores the reception of Hellenism in Latin America.

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NEH Fellow’s work on antiquities as state gifts has far-reaching implications

May 29, 2017
Nassos Papalexandrou received a NEH fellowship from the School to spend a year researching “Greek Antiquities as Diplomatic Gifts in Greek-U.S. Relationships after WWII.”

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Conductor and artistic director Peter Tiboris at the Gennadius Library

May 15, 2017
Conductor, artistic director, and collector Peter Tiboris visited the Gennadius Library where ASCSA director Jim Wright, librarian Irini Solomonidi, and archivist Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan showed him rare editions from the collections of the Library, and the papers of Dimitri Mitropoulos from the Archives. Thrilled to see some of Mitropoulos's scores and letters, Peter shared with us that he collects batons and that he is proud of owning one of Leonard Bernstein's four batons. He also shared with us Bernstein's memoirs of his rival Dimitri Mitropoulos.

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In Memoriam: Lloyd Cotsen

May 12, 2017
The American School is saddened to learn of the death of Lloyd Cotsen on May 8, 2017. His love of Greece and the Greek people was on view at the School's Annual Gala Wednesday night and his family accepted the Gennadius Prize on his behalf. See the video tribute here.

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VIDEO: The First Greek Editions of Homer

May 10, 2017
Take a peek inside our Gennadius Library rare book room with Senior Librarian Irini Solomonidi to learn about the first printed Greek editions of Homer.

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VIDEOCAST - The Colonel’s Dictatorship: the View from London, Thirty-Sixth Annual Walton Lecture

May 09, 2017
Richard Clogg is an Emeritus Fellow of St Antony’s College, Oxford

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