February 25, 2020

Τελευταίες ξεναγήσεις στην έκθεση "Η κληρονομιά του Φραγκίσκου Μοροζίνι στην Κρήτη, την Αθήνα και τον Μοριά"

Η έκθεση «Η κληρονομιά του Φραγκίσκου Μοροζίνι στην Κρήτη, την Αθήνα και τον Μοριά» ολοκληρώνεται το Σάββατο 29 Φεβρουαρίου. Τα κλειδιά της πόλης των Αθηνών θα ξαναγυρίσουν στην Βερόνα και η αυλαία θα κλείσει πίσω από αυτή την ενδιαφέρουσα έκθεση της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης.

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Hands on in the Lab: Meet Wiener Lab Assistant Zoe Chalatsi

February 25, 2020

Hands on in the Lab: Meet Wiener Lab Assistant Zoe Chalatsi

Introduced to the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Sciences by Professor Stefania Chlouveraki, Zoe Chalatsi started working in the Lab in early 2011.

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Q&A with New Publications Project Editor Sarah Rous

February 24, 2020

Q&A with New Publications Project Editor Sarah Rous

A Regular and Associate Member in 2013-2015, Sarah Rous rejoins the School in the Publications department in Princeton!

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Hesperia 89.1 Now Online!

February 20, 2020

Hesperia 89.1 Now Online!

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 89.1. Topics in this issue include an overview of the Neolithic settlement on Tsoungiza at Ancient Nemea, an editio princeps of 21 columnar grave monuments from the Athenian Agora, a study of miniature herms that depict Alexander the Great, and a report on the 2018 excavation season at Corinth.

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Boston High School Students Explore the Schliemann Papers

February 20, 2020

Boston High School Students Explore the Schliemann Papers

On February 19, 2020, C. Emil Peñarubia and thirteen Boston High School students (Hyde Global Scholars program) visited the ASCSA Archives. The students were in Greece on a week long trip visiting monuments and archaeological sites in Athens and outside the city; their busy schedule included a visit to the ASCSA, to see the Heinrich Schliemann Papers.

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Βιβλίο για την Οθωμανική Αθήνα

February 19, 2020

Βιβλίο για την Οθωμανική Αθήνα

Με μεγάλη χαρά ανακοινώνουμε την δημοσίευση του βιβλίου “Ottoman Athens: Archaeology, Topography, History” [Οθωμανική Αθήνα: Αρχαιολογία, Τοπογραφία, Ιστορία] που επιμελήθηκαν η Μαρία Γεωργοπούλου και ο Κωνσταντίνος Θανασάκης [289 σελίδες, 95 εικόνες].

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In Memoriam: Ing-Marie Raptis

February 18, 2020

In Memoriam: Ing-Marie Raptis

Our friend and colleague Ing-Marie Raptis, after three months of struggle, has passed away on February 5, 2020.

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School Elects Two Trustees from California

February 10, 2020

School Elects Two Trustees from California

The American School is pleased to announce that George M. Marcus and Charles W. Steinmetz were recently elected to its Board of Trustees.

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John Papadopoulos Speaks at the National Arts Club

January 30, 2020

John Papadopoulos Speaks at the National Arts Club

On January 27, 2020, Professor John Papadopoulos presented his lecture, "New Evidence from Ancient Methone," at the historic National Arts Club in New York City.

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Group from Kalamata visits the Gennadius Library

January 29, 2020

Group from Kalamata visits the Gennadius Library

Professor Ioannis Theodorakopoulos with a group from Kalamata, among them the former mayor Geogios Koutsoulis, visited the Gennadius Library on Saturday January 25.

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Delaware University students visit the Gennadius Library

January 28, 2020

Delaware University students visit the Gennadius Library

Professors Dr. David Satran, and Dr. Tyson Sukava, visited the Gennadius Library on Wednesday, January 22, leading a group of 34 students from the University of Delaware.

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Q&A with Hesperia Fellow Ashley Eckhardt

January 23, 2020

Q&A with Hesperia Fellow Ashley Eckhardt

Ashley Eckhardt, the American School’s first Hesperia Fellow, speaks about her editorial work, art historical research, and experiences at the School.

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Hunter College Students Visit the American School

January 23, 2020

Hunter College Students Visit the American School

Robert B. Koehl, Professor of Archaeology at the Hunter College, City University of New York, with a group of his students, visited Gennadius Library and the ASCSA Archives on Thursday, January 16.

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Winter 2019 Newsletter

December 31, 2019

Winter 2019 Newsletter

Read the latest print edition of our Newsletter to find out all that is happening at the American School.

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Ξενάγηση ομάδας υπαλλήλων του Υπουργείου Μεταναστευτικής Πολιτικής στην Αμερικανική Σχολή

December 18, 2019

Ξενάγηση ομάδας υπαλλήλων του Υπουργείου Μεταναστευτικής Πολιτικής στην Αμερικανική Σχολή

Με χαρά υποδεχτήκαμε στα Αρχεία της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών ομάδα υπαλλήλων από το Υπουργείο Μεταναστευτικής Πολιτικής.

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Videocast -

December 16, 2019

Videocast - "Euchenor's Corinth: Mycenaean Habitation from Acrocorinth to Korakou"

Mycenaean Corinth was considered non-existent for the longest time. Based on the evidence produced by the ASCSA on the site of Ancient Corinth and by the Archaeological Service in the area, I argue for wealthy Corinth.

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Q&A with First Sanev Fellow

December 16, 2019

Q&A with First Sanev Fellow

Dr. Silvana Blazevska is the first recipient of the Voislav Sanev fellowship, which provides a North Macedonian scholar the opportunity to use the resources of the ASCSA.

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Videocast -

December 6, 2019

Videocast - "Erasing Macedonians: The Politics of Athenian Space in 200 B.C."

Under increasing external pressure, in 200 B.C., the Athenians abandoned the policy of strict external neutrality which they has pursued since 229, when they literally bought back their freedom from the Macedonians. Now, they declared war on King Philip V of Macedon and engaged in a period of erasing Macedonians from their inscribed documents and their cityscape.

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December 6, 2019

Videocast - "Socrates and the Health of Athens"

Socrates lived most of his adult life in a city suffering the effects of near continuous warfare (in which he took part) as well as significant epidemic disease, known generally as “the plague” described by Thucydides in memorably searing language in Book 2 of his history.

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New Book on Ottoman Athens

November 25, 2019

New Book on Ottoman Athens

We are very proud to announce the publication of “Ottoman Athens: Archaeology, Topography, History” edited by Maria Georgopoulou (Director of the Gennadius Library) and Konstantinos Thanasakis [289 pages, 95 illustrations]. The book was published by the Gennadius Library and the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, with the support of the Association of the Philoi of the Gennadius Library.

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Hesperia 88.4 Now Online!

November 21, 2019

Hesperia 88.4 Now Online!

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 88.4. Topics in this issue include the reexamination of a multifigured Protoarchaic cup from Crete, the study of the Classical-period sculpture from the friezes of the Temple of Ares in the Athenian Agora, an exploration of the political value of timber in the 5th century, and a look at the influences of 5th-century Athenian art and civic religion on the staging of Euripides’ Ion.

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Hellenic University Club of Wilmington Hosts “Conversations with the American School”

November 21, 2019

Hellenic University Club of Wilmington Hosts “Conversations with the American School”

The Hellenic University Club (HUC) of Wilmington hosted “Conversations with the American School” at the historic Hagley Museum and Library in Delaware. Originally the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802, Hagley is now a museum set on 235 acres of land that tell the history of American business, technology, and innovation, and its impact on the world.

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Trustee Mary Lefkowitz Honored by Alpha Omega Council

November 21, 2019

Trustee Mary Lefkowitz Honored by Alpha Omega Council

On Saturday, November 16, 2019, the Alpha Omega Council (AOC) presented Professor Mary Lefkowitz with the coveted Philhellene Award at their 2019 Honors Gala. The annual dinner event was held at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Massachusetts. Nearly 300 guests were in attendance.

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2020 Aristeia Award Announcement

November 21, 2019

2020 Aristeia Award Announcement

The Association is pleased to announce that Susan I. Rotroff has been named the 2020 recipient of the Aristeia Award for Distinguished Alumni/ae of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

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ASCSA at the 2020 AIA/SCS Annual Meeting in DC

November 21, 2019

ASCSA at the 2020 AIA/SCS Annual Meeting in DC

Use this list to join current American School members and staff for lectures, workshops, round table discussions and more at the 2020 AIA/SCS Annual Meeting in Washington DC.

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