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Trustee Leads Volunteer Team at Refugee Camps in Northern Greece

Joanie Blackwell
01/06/2017
ASCSA Trustee Andrew P. Bridges, Co-Chair in Copyright Litigation at Fenwick & West LLP (San Francisco) shares his experience of working at refugee camps in Idomeni and Polykastro over four days this past April.

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New ASCSA Traveling Seminars Kick Off This Summer

Joanie Blackwell
01/04/2017
The American School is unveiling a new summer program for 2017: the Summer Seminars. In addition to the School’s long-running Summer Session program (one session of which is still being offered in 2017), two 18-day sessions will provide competitive students the opportunity to explore specific topics in Greece. Read this Q and A with the professors leading these seminars to find out more. (Deadline to apply is January 15!)

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Q&A with Incoming Director Jenifer Neils

Joanie Blackwell
01/03/2017
Jenifer Neils, the Elsie B. Smith Professor in the Liberal Arts in the Department of Classics at Case Western Reserve University, is the next Director of the American School, beginning July 2017. An internationally renowned scholar in classics and art history, her work on the Parthenon has earned her the reputation as one of the world’s most established authorities on the monument. Prof. Neils shares here her perspectives on the School, Hellenic studies, and Greece as she prepares for the post.

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NVAP II: Landscape Archaeology and the Medieval Countryside Published

Colin Whiting
12/29/2016
NVAP II: Landscape Archaeology and the Medieval Countryside is now published and available for purchase.

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Member Dr. Stephanie Larson Is Working to Help Our Refugee Neighbors

Moira Lavelle
12/21/2016
Senior Associate Member Dr. Stephanie Larson has spent much of her time this past year aiding the needs of the 5th Lyceum School refugee housing and a redistribution center in Exarchia, Athens.

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Meet a Member: Phil Katz

Moira Lavelle
12/18/2016
Meet Phil Katz, an Associate Member at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens writing a dissertation on the ideology of the ship in Greece and Rome.

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Additions to the Wiener Lab Library


12/14/2016
The Wiener Laboratory is excited to announce the addition of the following publications to our collection.

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Meet a Member: Ching-Yuan (Dwight) Wu

Moira Lavelle
12/12/2016
Meet Ching-Yuan (Dwight) Wu, a Associate Member at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, working on a dissertation on Roman provincial administration.

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VIDEOCAST- Η παρουσία του Γιάννη Μόραλη σε ποικίλες μορφές της εικαστικής έκφρασης


12/12/2016
Σύλλογος Φίλων Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης - Φανή- Μαρία Τσιγκάκου, Δρ Ιστορίας της Τέχνης

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VIDEOCAST - International Conference,New Approaches and Paradigms in the Study of Greek Architecture


12/07/2016
Organized by Prof. Philip Sapirstein, Assistant Professor, History of Art, University of Nebraska, and Dr. David Scahill, ASCSA

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Amphora Stamps from Thasos: An Interview with Chavdar Tzochev

Moira Lavelle
12/06/2016
Chavdar Tzochev discusses his work dating and contextualizing Thasian amphora stamps in the Athenian Agora.

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New AMBROSIA Launched

Moira Lavelle
12/05/2016
The online home to the catalogues of the Gennadius, Blegen,Wiener Laboratory, and the British School, the new AMBROSIA is simpler and easier to use.

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VIDEOCAST - History in Tune: The Ottoman Music Tradition


12/02/2016
Panagiotis Poulos, Lecturer at the Dept. of Turkish and Modern Asian Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, will speak on "Ottoman Song-text Collections: an Intercommunity Perspective" Okan Murat Öztürk, Associate Professor at the Başkent University, Ankara on "Describing Any Melody: Makam Knowledge in the Ottoman Musical Writings".

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Μαθητές της Σχολής Χιλλ επισκέπτονται τη Γεννάδειο

Maria Georgopoulou
12/01/2016
Οι μαθητές της Γ’ δημοτικού της Σχολής Χιλλ που παρακολουθούν τον Κύκλο Βιβλιοθήκης του σχολείου πέρασαν ένα πρωινό στη Γεννάδειο Βιβλιοθήκη στην Αίθουσα Σπανίων Βιβλίων.

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Hours of the Gennadius Library during the Holidays


12/01/2016
The Gennadius Library will remain closed the following days: Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 3:00 pm Wednesday, December 21, 2016 from 3:00 pm Saturday, December 24, 2016 Monday, December 26, 2016 Saturday, December 31, 2016 Friday, January 6, 2017

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VIDEOCAST - Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks


11/29/2016
M. Wilson Jones, M. Korres, B. Wescoat, P. Sapirstein, D. Scahill

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VIDEOCAST - Shara Roos Elisavet Sioumpara Q&A


11/29/2016
Q&A

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VIDEOCAST - The Polychromy of Greek Architecture: Two Centuries of Research


11/29/2016
Arnd Hennemeyer (ETH Zurich)

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VIDEOCAST - More than War: Symbolic Functions of Greek Fortifications


11/29/2016
Silke Müth (National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen)

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VIDEOCAST - Choices, Iterations, and Virtual Representation


11/29/2016
Closing Keynote Lecture: Bonna Wescoat (Emory University) Choices, Iterations, and Virtual Representation in the Fragmentary World of Ancient Greek Architecture

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