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Published: Corinth Excavations Field Manual

04/28/2017
Corinth Excavations Archaeological manual has been published by the The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota

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VIDEOCAST - Human-Environment Dynamics in the Peloponnese and Beyond: Ideas-Methods-Results

04/28/2017
Conference on Environment and Human Activity in the Peloponnese, 6-9 April, organized in cooperation with the Swedish Institute at Athens.

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Constantine (Deno) and Marie Macricostas and the Macricostas Family Foundation Name West Wing in honor of General Ioannis Makriyiannis

04/27/2017
Maria Georgopoulou, Director of the Gennadius Library announces that Constantine (Deno) and Marie Macricostas, through the Macricostas Family Foundation, have pledged a $1.5 million gift in support of the Library’s new west wing. In acknowledgment of this significant gift, the space will be named the “Ioannis Makriyannis Wing” at the wishes of Mr. and Mrs. Macricostas, in honor of the Greek patriot General Makriyannis (1797–1864).

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Gennadius Library closed May 1

04/27/2017
The Gennadius Library will be closed on Monday, May 1, 2017.

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Gennadius Library Overseers to Award Gennadius Prize to Lloyd E. Cotsen

04/26/2017
The Overseers of the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) will honor Lloyd E. Cotsen, former President of the ASCSA Trustees and the first Chairman of the Overseers, as the second recipient of the Gennadius Prize for “outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge of post-antique Greece” at the ASCSA Gala in New York City on May 10, 2017.

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Malcolm Wiener to be Awarded American School’s Athens Prize

04/26/2017
The Trustees of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens have named Malcolm Hewitt Wiener, Aegean prehistorian and Chairman Emeritus of the Trustees, as the second recipient of the School’s Athens Prize for “outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge of ancient Greece.” Wiener will accept the award on May 10, 2017 at the ASCSA Gala in New York City.

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Meet a Member: Carissa Nicholson

04/21/2017
Meet Carissa Nicholson, an Associate Member at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens working on a dissertation in Art History at the University of Florida.

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Panagiotis Karkanas Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

04/17/2017
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the U.S.’s oldest and most esteemed learned societies, has elected Dr. Panagiotis Karkanas, Director of the American School's Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science, to its 237th class of members. He is the 24th person in the ASCSA's venerable history to receive this honor.

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International Conference “One Hundred Years of Dialogue: Latin American Approaches to Hellenism”, May 18-20, 2017

04/13/2017
The Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens is organizing with Gregory Jusdanis, Humanities Distinguished Professor of the Ohio State University, a three-day conference entitled “One Hundred Years of Dialogue: Latin American Approaches to Hellenism” on May 18-20, 2017.

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VIDEOCAST - Διεθνές Συνέδριο “Ιδιωτικές, δημόσιες και εκκλησιαστικές βιβλιοθήκες στην Ελλάδα”, 20-21 Μαρτίου 2017

04/10/2017
Σεμινάριο: Ασφάλεια, συντήρηση, καταλογογράφηση, ψηφιοποίηση και χρηματοδότηση

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Documenta 14 Comes to the Gennadius Library

04/08/2017
The famed international art exhibition Documenta 14 is officially open in Athens, and the Gennadius Library is one of the hosts.

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In the Camel Tracks of Lawrence of Arabia

04/06/2017
2017 members take an incredible journey to the Holy Land (via camel at times) for their optional spring trip.

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VIDEOCAST - “The ‘Hypereia Krini’ at Ancient Pherai”

04/06/2017
Dr. Dylan K. Rogers, Assistant Director, ASCSA

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VIDEOCAST - Honey from Hymettus: Platonic Philosophy in the Cave of Pan?

03/29/2017
Prof. Paul Kalligas, Director of the European Cultural Centre of Delphi

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VIDEOCAST - Οπτικοποίηση 500 χρόνων διακίνησης ελληνικών αρχετύπων σε ευρωπαϊκές και αμερικανικές συλλογές

03/28/2017
Dr. Cristina Dondi, Oakeshott Senior Research Fellow in the Humanities, Lincoln College, Univ. of Oxford, Secretary of the CERL

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Meet a Member: Kaitlyn Stiles

03/28/2017
Meet Kaitlyn Stiles, an Associate Member at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens working on a dissertation in Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of Tennessee.

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Διεθνές Συνέδριο “Ιδιωτικές, δημόσιες και εκκλησιαστικές βιβλιοθήκες στην Ελλάδα”, 20-21 Μαρτίου 2017

03/23/2017
Με ιδιαίτερη επιτυχία πραγματοποιήθηκε το συνέδριο που διοργανώθηκε, από κοινού, από τη Γεννάδειο Βιβλιοθήκη της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Αθήνα και το Ίδρυμα Αικατερίνης Λασκαρίδη και τελούσε υπό την αιγίδα της Κοινοπραξίας Ερευνητικών Βιβλιοθηκών της Ευρώπης (CERL).

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Construction Works and Access to the Gennadius Library

03/23/2017
Work continues in the West Wing of the Gennadius Library but the dates of the necessary move are not fixed yet. We anticipate the closing to happen sometime in the summer months and not in the spring as previously announced. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

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Hours of the Gennadius Library during the Easter Holidays

03/23/2017
The Gennadius Library will remain closed the following days: Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 5:00 pm Friday, April 14, 2017 Saturday, April 15, 2017 Monday, April 17, 2017 Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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ASCSA Alumnus Combines Political Science and Classics

03/20/2017
Seth Jaffe opens his first book by explaining its contradictions: “This book is the work of a political scientist (a political theorist), but is my sincere hope that it will prove of interest to classicists, from whom I have learned so much about Thucydides and this world.”

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