Bringing Greece's Past to Life Since 1881

The oldest and largest U.S. overseas research center, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens provides graduate students and scholars from affiliated North American colleges and universities a base for the advanced study of all aspects of Greek culture, from antiquity to the present day.

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May 21, 2019

ASCSA Publications Partners with Melissa Books

ASCSA Publications is pleased to announce a new partnership with Melissa Books!

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May 16, 2019

Blegen Library’s re-opening

Blegen Library’s reclassification project is nearly complete and the library will re-open on Wednesday June 5th for ASCSA members only and on June 10th for visitors.

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April 30, 2019

Jack Davis Awarded AIA Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement

Jack Davis was selected as the 2020 recipient of the AIA Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement.

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April 25, 2019

VIDEOCAST - Annual Open Meeting 2019

"Work of the School" Jenifer Neils, Director, ASCSA "Shaping and Negotiating Sacred Terrain - The Sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace" Bonna Wescoat, Emory University "Αφιέρωμα στις Εφορίες Αρχαιοτήτων" Sylvian Fachard, Mellon Professor, ASCSA

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