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Donations to the Blegen Library
The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.
Published: Corinth Excavations Field Manual
Corinth Excavations Archaeological manual has been published by the The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota
VIDEOCAST - Human-Environment Dynamics in the Peloponnese and Beyond: Ideas-Methods-Results
Conference on Environment and Human Activity in the Peloponnese, 6-9 April, organized in cooperation with the Swedish Institute at Athens.
Constantine (Deno) and Marie Macricostas and the Macricostas Family Foundation Name West Wing in honor of General Ioannis Makriyiannis
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).
Gennadius Library closed May 1
The Gennadius Library will be closed on Monday, May 1, 2017.
Gennadius Library Overseers to Award Gennadius Prize to Lloyd E. Cotsen
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.
Malcolm Wiener to be Awarded American School’s Athens Prize
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.
Blegen Library closed May 1
Τhe Βlegen Library will be closed to visitors on Monday, May 1st, 2017 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.
Sacher Named Next Editor of Hesperia
The ASCSA has chosen Jennifer Sacher to be the next editor of its journal, Hesperia.
Meet a Member: Carissa Nicholson
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.
Panagiotis Karkanas Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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.
International Conference “One Hundred Years of Dialogue: Latin American Approaches to Hellenism”, May 18-20, 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.
VIDEOCAST - Διεθνές Συνέδριο “Ιδιωτικές, δημόσιες και εκκλησιαστικές βιβλιοθήκες στην Ελλάδα”, 20-21 Μαρτίου 2017
Σεμινάριο: Ασφάλεια, συντήρηση, καταλογογράφηση, ψηφιοποίηση και χρηματοδότηση
Documenta 14 Comes to the Gennadius Library
The famed international art exhibition Documenta 14 is officially open in Athens, and the Gennadius Library is one of the hosts.
In the Camel Tracks of Lawrence of Arabia
2017 members take an incredible journey to the Holy Land (via camel at times) for their optional spring trip.
VIDEOCAST - “The ‘Hypereia Krini’ at Ancient Pherai”
Dr. Dylan K. Rogers, Assistant Director, ASCSA
Nea Erythraia Lyceum Visits the Gennadius Library
Το Λύκειο της Νέας Ερυθραίας στη Γεννάδειο Βιβλιοθήκη για να δει από κοντά τα αρχεία της "Γενιάς του '30"
VIDEOCAST - Honey from Hymettus: Platonic Philosophy in the Cave of Pan?
Prof. Paul Kalligas, Director of the European Cultural Centre of Delphi
Blegen Library Easter Holiday Hours
During the Easter holiday period, the Blegen Library will be closed to visitors from Good Friday, April 14, through Easter Tuesday, April 18, 2017. On Holy Thursday, April 13, the Library will close at 17:00.
VIDEOCAST - Οπτικοποίηση 500 χρόνων διακίνησης ελληνικών αρχετύπων σε ευρωπαϊκές και αμερικανικές συλλογές
Dr. Cristina Dondi, Oakeshott Senior Research Fellow in the Humanities, Lincoln College, Univ. of Oxford, Secretary of the CERL
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