Video Archive by Year

The following lectures were presented by the School during the academic year (October–April) and earlier. They are listed in order of presentation, most recent first. All lectures run approximately 60 minutes unless otherwise noted.

Live video streaming from Cotsen Hall

The ASCSA is able to share videocasts of presentations in Cotsen Hall to a worldwide audience thanks to the generosity of the Paul and Alexandra Canellopoulos Foundation, Mr. Lloyd E. Cotsen and Mrs. Margit Cotsen, and Alexander E. Zagoreos.

June 2021


Philhellenism and the Development of Female-led Reform in the United States

Gennadius Library Webinar Series

Maureen Connors Santelli,
Associate Professor of History, Northern Virginia Community College

June 1, 2021


May 2021


Purple dye production in the Bronze Age Aegean: archaeological, historical and experimental evidence

Live from the Lab

Rena Veropoulidou,
Programmatic Post-Doctoral Fellow, The M.H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science

May 25, 2021


Αλληγορίες από τον Καζαντζάκη. Ο Θεός φταίει που έκανε τον κόσμο τόσο ωραίο.

Βαγγέλης Ραπτόπουλος,

May 12, 2021


April 2021


Η Ιστορία έχει πρόσωπο. Οι μορφές των Αγωνιστών από τους συγχρόνους τους καλλιτέχνες

Σύλλογος Φίλων Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης

Χαρίκλεια Γ. Δημακοπούλου,
Διδάκτωρ του Δημοκριτείου Πανεπιστημίου Θράκης στην Ιστορία του Δικαίου

April 14, 2021


From Orphans to Humanitarians: Wartime Refugees and the Making of Greek America

Dr. Thomas W. Gallant,
Nicholas Family Endowed Chair
Professor of Modern Greek History & Archaeology
University of California, San Diego

April 6, 2021


Macedonian Painting and the Transformation of Familiar Images in a Funerary Context

Greek Painting in Context Webinar Series, Episode 6

Olga Palagia,
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (emerita)

April 1, 2021


March 2021


Neourgia: The Restoration of Icons in the Premodern World

Byzantine Dialogues - Episode 6

Ivan Drpić,
Associate Professor and Undergraduate Chair, University of Pennsylvania

March 23, 2021


The Gigantomachy on the Athena Parthenos Shield

Greek Painting in Context Webinar Series, Episode 5

Jenifer Neils,
American School of Classical Studies

March 18, 2021


’Etruscanizing’ Athenian Painted Pottery

Greek Painting in Context Webinar Series, Episode 4

Sheramy Bundrick,
University of South Florida

March 11, 2021


«Η ιστορική πινακοθήκη της Ελληνικής Επανάστασης και η διαμόρφωση της εθνικής μνήμης»

Χριστίνα Κουλούρη,
Πρύτανις, Πάντειο Πανεπιστήμιο Κοινωνικών και Πολιτικών Επιστημών

March 9, 2021


Women in Greek Archaeology: Celebrating International Women’s Day at the ASCSA

Sarah Morris, UCLA

Lucia Nixon, Oxford University

Kim Shelton, UC Berkeley

Aleydis Van de Moortel, University of Tennessee

Bonna Wescoat, Emory University

Jenifer Neils, American School of Classical Studies

March 8, 2021


Wall Paintings in Archaic Greek Temples: Kalapodi and Isthmia

Greek Painting in Context Webinar Series, Episode 3

Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier,
German Archaeological Institute

March 4, 2021


February 2021


In Search of Contexts: The Wall Paintings of the Mycenaean Palace at Pylos Revisited

Greek Painting in Context Webinar Series, Episode 2

Hariclia Brecoulaki,
National Hellenic Research Foundation

February 25, 2021


Beyond Iconography: The Frescoes from the House of the Frescoes at Knossos

Greek Painting in Context Webinar Series, Episode 1

Emilia Oddo,
Tulane University

February 18, 2021


Το Οικουμενικό Πατριαρχείο Μετά τον Ψυχρό Πόλεμο

Ημέρα Μνήμης Ιωάννου & Ανθής Γενναδίου
Σύλλογος Φίλων Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης

Άλκης Κούρκουλας
Eπικεφαλής του Αθηναϊκού Πρακτορείου Ειδήσεων στην Τουρκία

*Webinar is in Greek

February 10, 2021


Byzantine Intellectuals having Fun in Justinianic Constantinople

Byzantine Dialogues - Episode 5

Alexander Alexakis,
Professor of Byzantine Philology at the University of Ioannina

February 2, 2021

January 2021


A Prosperous Realm Beyond Borders: Byzantine-Islamic Trade in the Early Middle Ages, 9th-11th Centuries

Byzantine Dialogues - Episode 4

Koray Durak,
Associate Professor, Department of History, Bogazici University
Vice-director of Byzantine Studies Research Center, Istanbul

January 26, 2021


Monuments for 1821: Fruitless Proposals for a Panhellenic Heroon

Δώρα Φ. Μαρκάτου,
τ. Αναπληρώτρια Καθηγήτρια Πανεπιστημίου Ιωαννίνων
* Το webinar είναι στα Ελληνικά
* The webinar is in Greek

January 19, 2021


The Organization of Constantinople - Οργάνωσις Κωνσταντινουπόλεως

Αικατερίνη Μπούρα,
Πρόεδρος των Φίλων της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης

Νατάσα Λαιμού,
Visiting Research Fellow, King’s College London

* Το webinar είναι στα Ελληνικά
* The webinar is in Greek

January 12, 2021


December 2020

Annual Open Meeting 2020

Jenifer Neils,
Director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Kontantinos Karathanasis,
Student Associate Member, American School

Panagiotis (Takis) Karkanas,
Director of the Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science

Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogran,
Doreen Canaday Spitzer Archivist, American School

Maria Georgopoulou,
Director of the Gennadius Library, American School

December 10, 2020


November 2020

"Eustathios of Thessaloniki on Homer and Excellent Oratory"

Byzantine Dialogues - Episode 3

Baukje van den Berg,
Assistant Professor of Byzantine Studies at Central European University (Vienna)

November 24, 2020


"The Ancient Methone Archaeological Project (AMAP): The Movie"

John K. Papadopoulos, Professor of Archaeology & Classics, UCLA

Jeff Vanderpool, Archaeological and Cultural Heritage Photographer and Imaging Specialist

November 19, 2020


"The Red Monastery Church (Upper Egypt): Its Significance and Conservation"

Byzantine Dialogues - Episode 2

Elizabeth S. Bolman,
Professor in the Liberal Arts, Case Western Reserve University

November 10, 2020


"Live from the Agora - The Stoa of Attalos"

Live from the Agora - Episode 4

John McK. Camp II, Director of Excavations at the Athenian Agora

November 5, 2020


"ΙΩΝ ΔΡΑΓΟΥΜΗΣ: Από το εγώ στις μυλόπετρες της ιστορίας"

Σύλλογος Φίλων Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης

Θόδωρος Ν. Σωτηρόπουλος, Πρέσβης ε.τ.

Σύντομη παρέμβαση,

Αλέξης Αλεξανδρής, Πρέσβης ε.τ., και ιστορικός

November 4, 2020


October 2020


"Sixty Years Exploring Prehistoric Kea"

In collaboration with the University of Cincinnati

Jack L. Davis
Miriam Caskey
Lyvia Morgan
Natalie Abell

October 22, 2020


"Byzantine Literature. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About It (But Were Afraid to Ask)"

Byzantine Dialogues - Episode 1

Stratis Papaioannou,
Professor of Byzantine Philology at the University of Crete

October 20, 2020


"A Victim of his Times Ion Dragoumis and the Struggle for the ‘National Soul’ of Greece."

Archives Webinar

Roderick Beaton,
Emeritus Koraes Professor of Modern Greek & Byzantine History, Language & Literature at King’s College London

October 15, 2020


"Live from the Agora - The Temple of Hephaestus"

Live from the Agora - Episode 3

John Camp,
Director of Excavations, at the Athenian Agora of the American School of Classical Studies

October 8, 2020

September 2020


"Commemorating the Battle of Salamis"

2.500 years from the Battle of Salamis

John R. Hale,
Director of Liberal Studies University of Louisville

With a response by: 

Geoffrey R. Pyatt, 
U.S. Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic

September 29, 2020

"Uncovering the Identity of Corinth"

Live from Corinth, Episode 3

Dr. Ioulia Tzonou,
Associate Director of Corinth Excavations

Eleni Gizas, 
Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow, Corinth Excavations

September 25, 2020

"Athenian Pottery Up Close"

Live from the Agora, Episode 2

Jenifer Neils,
Director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens

September 17, 2020

"Archaeological Survey and Regional Approaches to the Study of Aegean Landscapes"

Methods in Archaeology of Greece, Episode 1

Jack L. Davis,
Carl W Blegen Professor of Greek Archaeology at the University of Cincinnati

Alex R. Knodell,
Associate Professor of Classics and Director of the Archaeology Program at Carleton College

September 10, 2020

"The Royal Stoa"

Webinar - "Live from the Agora" Episode 1

John Camp,
Director of Excavations, at the Athenian Agora of the American School of Classical Studies

September 3, 2020

August 2020

Plagues and Pandemics in the Past: The Evidence from Thebes

Webinar - "Live from the Lab" Episode 3

Dr. Maria Liston,
Senior Associate Member, Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science

August 6, 2020

July 2020

Τα μνημεία της Αρχαίας Κορίνθου και οι ανθρώπινες ιστορίες τους: Εκπαιδευτικές Δράσεις και Προοπτικές

Webinar - "Live from Corinth" Episode 2

Παναγιώτα Κασίμη,
Προϊσταμένη της Εφορείας Αρχαιοτήτων Κορινθίας
Ioulia Tzonou,
Associate Director of Corinth Excavations

July 16, 2020

June 2020

"Alketas of Halieis, being blind, saw a dream”: Personal Stories of Sickness and Cure in the Asklepieion in Ancient Corinth

Webinar - "Live from Corinth" Episode 1

Dr. Ioulia Tzonou,
Associate Director of Corinth Excavations Eleni Gizas,
Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow at Ancient Corinth

June 30, 2020

Museums, Society, and the Public Interest

Webinar - "Live from the Lab" Episode 2

Daniel H. Weiss
President and CEO, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

June 24, 2020

"The Birth of Democracy in Ancient Athens: A Bioarchaeological Perspective"

Webinar - "Live from the Lab" Episode 2

Jane E. Buikstra, Regents’ Professor and Founding Director, Center for Bioarchaeological Research, Arizona State University
Trustee of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens

June 16, 2020

"Late Bronze Age Tablewares as an Index of Behavioural Variation, a Metrical and Volumetric Study "


Charles Sturge, Ione Mylonas Shear Fellow, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

June 2, 2020

"Gender, Cultural Elites and the Cold War in Greece. A Case Study Approach Based on the Life and Work of Alison Frantz and Ekaterini Myrivili"


Despina Lalaki, M. Alison Frantz Fellow, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

June 2, 2020

May 2020

"Destruction, Survival, and Economic Recovery in the Greek World"


Sylvian Fachard, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Classical Studies, ASCSA
Edward Harris, Professor Emeritus of Ancient History, Durham University

May 26, 2020

"Live from the Lab"


Flint Dibble, Post Doctoral Fellow, Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Sciences
Megan Dennison, Research Associate, Wiener Lab for Archaeological Sciences

May 19, 2020

March 2020

"Ionic Polychromy - Beyond Doric Analogies and Homogenizing Methodologies"

Webinar / Tea Talk

Samuel Holzman, Senior Associate Member, ASCSA — Jacob Hirsch Postdoctoral Fellow

March 19, 2020

"A Site for All Periods: The Diachronicity of Mochlos, East Crete"

Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan, Doreen Canaday Spitzer Archivist - ASCSA

March 5, 2020

January 2020

"The Legacy of Francesco Morosini in Crete, Athens and the Morea"


January 23 & 24, 2020

December 2019

"Euchenor’s Corinth: Mycenaean Habitation from Acrocorinth to Korakou"

Ioulia Tzonou, Assistant Director - ASCSA Corinth Excavations

December 5, 2019

November 2019

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

Julia Shear (NEH Fellow, American School of Classical Studies)

November 21, 2019

“Socrates and the Health of Athens”

Cynthia Patterson - Distinguished Whitehead Professor 2019-2020 - ASCSA

November 14, 2019

October 2019

"Goats and Other Animals at Azoria: Public Feasting and Domestic Dining in Context"

Flint Dibble - Wiener Laboratory Postdoctoral Fellow

October 31, 2019

"Spolia: Programmatic, Enigmatic, Problematic"

Dale Kinney, Bryn Mawr

October 29, 2019

"Watchdogs of the People? The Demagogues of Ancient Greece"

Matthew Simonton, Arizona State University

October 24, 2019

"Εκδήλωση για τα 50 χρόνια από τον θάνατο του Στράτη Μυριβήλη"

Μάριος Κυπαρίσσης-Μώρος, Παντελής Μπουκάλας, Γιώργος Συρίμης και η Λένα Παπαληγούρα

October 15, 2019

“Notion Archaeological Research Project: The Biography of an Ancient Greek City in Ionia”

Christopher Ratté, Michigan

October 3, 2019

September 2019

“Himera: Excavations in the Western Necropolis. The Common Graves of the Soldiers Fallen in the Battles of 480 and 409 BC”

Stefano Vassallo, Soprintendenza di Palermo

September 12, 2019

“Αναχρησιμοποίηση λίθων. Ναός Παναγίας Γοργοεπηκόου”

Manolis Korres, Academy of Athens

September 10, 2019

June 2019

"When Hollywood Came to Greece: Spyros Skouras and the Politics of Cine-Antiquity"

Konstantinos Nikoloutsos, Saint Joseph's University

June 25, 2019

"From Kallias to Kritias: Athens in the Second Half of the 5th Century"

International Conference

June 6-8, 2019

May 2019

"Destruction, Survival, and Economic Recovery in the Greek World (May 16-18)"

International Conference

May 16-18, 2019

"Dressing Empire: Ottoman Costume Albums and Transculturation"

Elisabeth Fraser, University of South Florida

May 28, 2019

April 2019

"Annual Open Meeting 2019"

"Work of the School" - Jenifer Neils, Director, ASCSA

"Αφιέρωμα στις Εφορίες Αρχαιοτήτων" - Sylvian Fachard, Mellon Professor, ASCSA

"Shaping and Negotiating Sacred Terrain - The Sanctuary of The Great Gods on Samothrace", Bonna Wescoat, Emory University

April 19, 2019

"Echoes of the Classics - A Voice and Piano Recital by CHIMERA"

The concert is sponsored by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and the Athens Centre.

April 11, 2019

March 2019

"Up from Slavery: The Extraordinary Story of John Wesley Gilbert, First African-American Student of the American School, 1890-91"

Annual Archives Lecture

John W.I. Lee, University of California, Santa Barbara

March 21, 2019

"The Genetic History of Plague: On the Doorstep to the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean"

Annual Malcolm H. Wiener Lecture

Johannes Krause, Max-Planck Institute

March 14, 2019

"Ο Ρόλος των Ελλήνων στη Διαμόρφωση της Σύγχρονης Αιγύπτου 19ος-20ος αιώνες"

Αλέξανδρος Κιτροέφ, Haverford College - Πενσυλβάνια

March 12, 2019

February 2019

"Bleeding Bodies, War & Collective Trauma in Aeschylus’ Agamemnon"

Angeliki Tzanetou, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

February 22, 2019

"Hunting Heroes: Recent Excavations in the Athenian Agora"

John McK. Camp, Randolph-Macon College

February 14, 2019

January 2019

"20 Years in Crete: The Impact of the INSTAP East Crete Study Center"

Tom Brogan, INSTAP East Crete Study Center

January 17, 2019

"My Family and Other Animals: Pets in Ancient Greek Art"

Tyler Jo Smith, University of Virginia

January 17, 2019

December 2018

"Όστρακα and Οστρακισμός: New Discoveries in the Athenian Agora"

James Sickinger, Florida State University

December 13, 2018

"Subsequent Medeas: Reperformance and Spectatorship of Greek Tragedy"

C.W. Marshall, University of British Columbia

December 6, 2018

November 2018

"Shoot the Messenger: Waiting Wives and False Reports in Greek Tragedy"

Erika Weiberg, Florida State University

November 29, 2018

"The Glittering Sound of Imperial Violence: The Music for the Feast of the Exaltation on the Cross of Hagia Sophia"

Bissera V. Pentcheva, Professor of Art History, Stanford University

November 29, 2018

"Continuity and Change in the Dramatic Festivals of Early Roman Greece, 2nd-1st c. BCE"

Mali Skotheim, University of Wisconsin
Co-sponsored with the Roman Seminar

November 8, 2018

"Celebrating the 550th anniversary of George Castriot Skanderbeg’s death"

Dr. Machi Paizi-Apostolopoulou, Research Director Εmerita, Institute of Historical Studies, National Hellenic Research Foundation
Dr. Dorian Koçi, Director of the National Historical Museum of Albania

November 6, 2018

October 2018

“Crete in the Ice Age. Clever Seadogs and Gullible Deer”

Thomas Strasser, Providence College

October 19, 2018

“Oropos and the Messy Margins of the Attic Polis”

Jessica Lamont, Yale University

October 04, 2018

May 2018

"Diving into the Wreck - The Antikythera Mechanism, Lord Byron_s Last Days, Tear Gas in the Lyceum, a Poetry Reading"

Dr. Scot McKendrick, Head of Western Heritage Collections, British Library

May 2, 2018

April 2018

37th Annual Walton Lecture

“English Collectors of Greek Manuscripts at the British Library: Lord Guilford and Anthony Askew”

Dr. Scot McKendrick, Head of Western Heritage Collections, British Library

April 24, 2018

“The Later Colts of Corinth Revisited: Current Status of a Numismatic Study”

Lee L. Brice, Whitehead Professor ASCSA

April 19, 2018

March 2018

“Found in Τranslation”

A panel discussion with Karen Van Dyck, Alicia E. Stallings and Fr. John Raffan.

Haris Vlavianos - moderator of the discussion

March 27, 2018

“Geo-ethnoarchaeology: Ethnography and microscopic study of modern sites as an interpretative tool for archaeological research”

Dr. David Friesem, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, UK Zinman Institute of Archaeology, University of Haifa, Israel

March 27, 2018

“A Silver Service and a Gold Coin? Recontextualizing Silver Vessels in the Getty Museum”

Justin St. P. Walsh, Chapman University

March 22, 2018

Athens Open Meeting 2018

"The Work of the School," Jenifer Neils, Director, ASCSA

"Nessun Dorma! Ancient Greece after Sunset," Angelos Chaniotis, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

March 9, 2018

"Making a Byzantine Holy Land- The Impact of Monastic Activity in the Mazi Plain, Attica"

Fotini Kondyli, University of Virginia

March 6, 2018

"Diachronic Survey on the Borders of Attica: The Mazi Archaeological Project"

Sylvian Fachard, Mellon Professor, ASCSA, Alex Knodell, Carleton College, Kalliope Papangeli, Ephorate of West Attica

March 1, 2018

February 2018

"The Road to Piraeus: Athenian Realien and Plato’s Republic"

Geoff Bakewell, Whitehead Professor, ASCSA

February 22, 2018

January 2018

"Συρία. Ιστορία, άνθρωποι, μνημεία"

Μαρία Γεωργοπούλου, Γιώργος Μαγγίνης, Μαρία Φακίδη & Ντόρα Μηναΐδη

January 23, 2018

December 2017

"The Myth and Cult of Opheltes at Nemea"

Jorge Bravo, University of Maryland

Decenber 14, 2017

“Why are Scientists Afraid of ED-XRF Analysis in Art and Archaeology?”

Prof. Sariel Shalev (The Zinman Institute of Archaeology, University of Haifa)

***2017-2018 Fitch Wiener Labs Seminar Series***

Decenber 5, 2017

November 2017

"The Best Way to Send Knowledge is to Wrap it Up in a Person"

Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan, Doreen C. Spitzer Archivist ASCSA

Annual Archives Lecture co-organized with the Fulbright Foundation in Greece

November 30, 2017

"70 Χρόνια Fulbright στην Ελλάδα «Παιδεία και Ανάπτυξη» "

Γιάννης Στουρνάρας, Ευαγγελία Κουνέλη, Δημήτρης Α. Σωτηρόπουλος

November 15, 2017

"Hadrian’s Forgotten Heir: A New Portrait of Aelius Caesar from Eva-Loukou"

Marco Galli, La Sapienza, Rome

November 9, 2017

"The Enigma of Cappadocia"

Robert Ousterhout, University of Pennsylvania

November 7, 2017

October 2017

"Con que soavità… Με πόση γλυκύτητα"

Επέτειος των 450 χρόνων από τη γέννηση του Claudio Monteverdi

October 31, 2017

"The Prospect for Ancient Proteins in Archaeology"

Annual Malcolm H. Wiener Lecture 2017

Matthew Collins, University of York - University of Copenhagen

October 24, 2017

"Public Sacred Space, Private Votive Portraits: The Case of the City Eleusinion in Athens"

Sheila Dillon, Duke University

October 19, 2017

September 2017

"Democracy Forum: Then & Now: Women, Immigration, Democracy"


Mary Lefkowitz, Geoffrey Bakewell, Sheila Dillon, Jenifer Neils

September 15, 2017

"Learning from Myth: The Case of the Trojan Horse"

Mary Lefkowitz, Wellesley College

September 14, 2017

May 2017

"One Hundred Years of Dialogue: Latin American Approaches to Hellenism"


May 18-20, 2017

"Excavations on the Ismenion Hill in Thebes, 2011-2016"

Professors Stephanie Larson, Associate Professor, Bucknell University, and Kevin Daly, Mellon Professor of Classical Studies, ASCSA,

May 4, 2017

April 2017

"Plagues and Pestilence in Thebes"

Prof. Maria Liston, Department of Anthropology, University of Waterloo, Canada; Whitehead Professor, ASCSA

April 27, 2017

"Thirty-Sixth Annual Walton Lecture - The Colonel’s Dictatorship: the View from London"

Richard Clogg, Emeritus Fellow of St Antony’s College, Oxford

April 25, 2017

"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.

April 7 - 8, 2017

March 2017

"The ‘Hypereia Krini’ at Ancient Pherai"

Dr. Dylan K. Rogers, Assistant Director, ASCSA

March 30, 2017

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

Prof. Paul Kalligas, Director of the European Cultural Centre of Delphi

March 23, 2017

"Visualising 500 Years of Circulation of Greek Incunabula in European and American Collections"

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

March 21, 2017

"Διεθνές Συνέδριο “Ιδιωτικές, δημόσιες και εκκλησιαστικές βιβλιοθήκες στην Ελλάδα - Σεμινάριο: Ασφάλεια, συντήρηση, καταλογογράφηση, ψηφιοποίηση και χρηματοδότηση"

Gennadius Library - Aikaterini Laskaridi Foundation

March 21, 2017

"ASCSA Annual Open Meeting" -"Work of the School During 2016" and Keynote Lecture, "The Pastness of the Past: Reflections on Archaeology in Greece."

James C. Wright, Director of ASCSA

March 10, 2017

"Honouring Odysseus: celebrating the work of Robert Laffineur"

J. Driessen, E. Kountouri, J. Wright, J. Bennet

March 3, 2017

Ferbruary 2017

"Architecture of a Minoan Community: American and American-Greek Projects at Gournia, 1901-2016"

Prof. John C. McEnroe, The John and Anne Fischer Professor of Fine Arts, Hamilton College; Whitehead Professor, ASCSA

February 9, 2017

January 2017

"They Both Sent Their Women Home: C.M. Woodhouse’s War in Greece in Fiction, Memoir, and History"

Prof. David Roessel, School of Arts and Humanities, Stockton University

Naijasia Thomas of Stockton University - Woodhouse's "The Saddle"

January 31, 2017

"The Sanctuary of Hera on Samos from its Minoan origins to the time of Polycrates - new evidence"

Prof.Dr.Dr.h.c. Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier, Director Emeritus, German Archaeological Institute at Athens

January 26, 2017

November 2016

"History in Tune: The Ottoman Music Tradition"

Panagiotis Poulos, Lecturer at the Dept. of Turkish and Modern Asian Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Okan Murat Öztürk, Associate Professor at the Başkent University, Ankara on "Describing Any Melody: Makam Knowledge in the Ottoman Musical Writings"

November 28, 2016

"Ακολουθίες Αγίων και Χάρτινες Εικόνες"

Αναστασία Τούρτα, Επίτιμη Διευθύντρια του Μουσείου Βυζαντινού Πολιτισμού και Διευθύντρια του Ευρωπαϊκού Κέντρου Βυζαντινών και Μεταβυζαντινών Μνημείων, και ο Κρίτων Χρυσοχοΐδης, Ομότιμος Διευθυντής Ερευνών στο Εθνικό Ίδρυμα Ερευνών

November 18, 2016

"Phaleron Delta: the Archaic Necropolis at the Southern Edge of the City"

Dr. Stella Chrysoulaki, Ephor, Ephorate of Antiquities of Piraeus, Western Attica, and the Islands

November 8, 2016

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

Prof. Philip Sapirstein, Assistant Professor, History of Art, University of Nebraska, and Dr. David Scahill, ASCSA

November 3-5, 2016

October 2016

"Converting Risk into Knowledge:Religion & Economics of the Sea at the Bronze Age-Iron Age Transition"

Barbara Kowalzig, Associate Professor of Classics and History, New York University

October 20, 2016

"History in Shadows: Shadow Theater Venues and Audiences in Greece and Turkey"

Prof. Serdar Öztürkr , Department of Radio Television and Cinema, Faculty of Communication in Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey

October 18, 2016

"Lord of the Gold Rings: The Grave of the Griffin Warrior of Pylos"

Sharon R. Stocker and Jack L. Davis, Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati

October 6, 2016

"Fairy Tale Logic: The Philosophy of Mythology through the Eyes of Poetry"

Ginger F. Zaimis, Arts and Literary Chair (Greece) for the International Friends of Bibliotheca Alexandrina, The Library of Alexandria.

October 4, 2016

September 2016

"Glimpses of the Past in the Cultural Expressions of Greece and Turkey - Session I"

History in Motion: Relating the Past through Cinema and Televized Serials
Yannis Papadopoulos & Thanassis Agathos, “Byzantium in Greek Cinema and Television”

September 20, 2016

"The New York Times : Athens Democracy Forum - Ancient Democracy & Religion, Migration. Power + Money"

Eleni Tsakopoulos-Kounelakis, Philanthropists and former Ambassador to Hungary
Josiah Ober, Tsakopoulos-Kounelakis, Professor in Honor of Constantine Mitsotakis, Professor of Political Science and Classics, Stanford University
Michel Zaboulakis, Professor of History & Methodology of Economics Department of University of Thessaly
David Lewis, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, University of Edinburgh

September 14, 2016

June 2016

"The Flora Graeca before Sibthorp"

Dr. Alain Touwaide, Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions

June 30, 2016

"Tales from the Wiener Lab: Contributions of the Archaeological Sciences to Classical Studies"

Dr. Melinda Zeder, Smithsonian Institution

June 3, 2016

May 2016

"Was Heinrich Schliemann a Good Archaeologist? What His Books Reveal"

Curtis Runnels, Professor of Archaeology, Boston University

May 24, 2016

"An Earthly Paradise. Μπαξές, Περιβόλι and Ύπαιθρος in the Aegean"

Harriet Blitzer, Professor of Art History, Buffalo State College

May 10, 2016


April 2016

"Ολοκληρωμένη Διαχείριση Τοπίων Προκλήσεις και Προοπτικές"

ASCSA, Med-Ina, and PIOP

April 25, 2016

"Flora Graeca Sibthorpiana and the botanical exploration of Greece"

Arne Strid, Professor emeritus, former Director of the Göteborg Botanical Garden

April 18, 2016

"Connections: A Flute & Piano Recital in the Greek & American Spirit"

Natalia Gerakis (flute) and Apostolos Palios (piano)

April 1, 2016

March 2016

"ASCSA Open Meeting, Athens"

Prof. James C. Wright (Director, ASCSA) and Prof. C. Brian Rose (University of Pennsylvania)

March 11, 2016

"New Sophistry:Reassessing the Importance of the Sophists in the Life of 5th Century Greece"

Prof. Richard McKirahan, Pomona College

March 03, 2016

February 2016

"Murder on Black Mountain: Love and Death on a Nineteenth Century Greek Island"

Thomas W. Gallant, University of California San Diego

February 23, 2016

"New Underwater Research at Antikythera"

Dr. Brendan Foley, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

February 18, 2016

35th Annual Lecture in Ηonor of Francis R. Walton - "The Peacock and the Basket, the Marble and the Brick. Architectural ornaments and their materiality in a transcultural perspective. Constantinople to Bukhara (6th to 10th century)"

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wolf Director, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max-Planck-Institut

February 16, 2016

"Hetty Goldman at Colophon: A ‘Notebook Excavation’ in the Archives of the ASCSA"

Dr. Ulrike Muss, University of Vienna

February 04, 2016

January 2016

"Sauroktonos: Apollo? Praxiteles?"

Prof. Jenifer Neils, Case-Western University

January 21, 2016

December 2015

"The Politics of Consumption in an Archaic Cretan City"

Prof. Donald Haggis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

December 10, 2015

November 2015

"Sikyon in Context"

Prof. Yannis Lolos (Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly)

November 12, 2015

"Βλέμματα εκ του μακρόθεν: Άγιον Όρος και γυναίκες της Δύσεως,1880-1980"

Veronica della Dora, Chair of Human Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London

November 10, 2015

September 2015


A Conference sponsored by the Institute of Aegean Prehistory and by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens

September 4-6,  2015

June 2015

"The Ottoman Monuments of Athens"

Machiel Kiel

June 2,  2015

May 2015

"International Conference: “Athens and Attica in Prehistory"

ASCSA, Ministry of Culture, Faculty of History and Archaeology, University of Athens, and the Museum of Cycladic Art

May 27-31, 2015

"Σαν τα παλιά τα παραμύθια"

Αφήγηση παραμυθιών για μικρούς και μεγάλους - Σάσα Βούλγαρη

May 10, 2015

"Της Μοίρας το Χρυσό Δαχτυλίδι"

Αφήγηση παραμυθιών για ενήλικο κοινό - Σάσα Βούλγαρη

May 7, 2015

"The Mystic Lettrist 'Abd al-Rahman al-Bistami and the Origins of Ottoman Historical Consciousness"

Cornell Fleischer, Kanuni Suleyman Professor, Ottoman and Modern Turkish Studies, University of Chicago

May 5, 2015


April 2015

"Telling the Whole Story at Multi-Period Sites"

Dr. Gaetano Palumbo Program Director North Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia World Monuments Fund

April 25, 2015

"The Topography of Ottoman Athens. Archaeology & Travel - Symposium"

Symposium in the Gennadius Library

April 23-24, 2015

"Why we love and fear philia:The challenges of writing about friendship"

Gregory Jusdanis, Humanities Distinguished Professor, The Ohio State University, Department of Classics

April 2, 2015


March 2015

"Work of the ASCSA during 2014" & "Archaeology, History and Science: a Microscopic Approach"

James C. Wright, Director of ASCSA; Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College and Dr. Panagiotis Karkanas, M. H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science, ASCSA

March 13, 2015

February 2015

A New Reconstruction of the Archaic Parthenon

Elisavet P. Sioumpara, Service for the Restoration of the Acropolis Monuments (Υ.Σ.Μ.Α.) - Greek Ministry of Culture

February 12, 2015

Ottoman Athens, 1458-1833 Exhibition & Lecture by John Camp “Dodwell and Ottoman Athens, 1805”

John Camp II, Director of the Athenian Agora Excavations, ASCSA; Stavros Niarchos Professor of Classics, Randolph-Macon College

February 10, 2015

January 2015

George Cram Cook, Susan Glaspell, and the Experience of Delphi

Linda Ben-Zvi, Professor Emerita, Theater Studies, Tel Aviv University; English and Theater, Colorado State University

January 29, 2015

The Power of Sculpture at Roman Corinth, Capital of the Province Achaia

Aileen Ajootian, Professor of Classics and Art, Department of Classics, The University of Mississippi and 2014-15 Whitehead Professor

January 22, 2015

Ιστορίες Μαγείας από το Βυζάντιο στην Ευρώπη

Alexander Alexakis, University of Ioannina

January 13, 2015

December 2014

A Sacred Law from the Athenian Agora

Kevin Daly, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Classical Studies, ASCSA and Associate Professor of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean

December 11, 2014

Ανασκαφές στα Νεκροταφεία της Πύδνας

Ματθαίος Μπέσιος & Αθηνά Αθανασιάδου, ΚΖ’ Εφορεία Προϊστορικών και Κλασικών Αρχαιοτήτων

December 4, 2014

October 2014

Χαρτογραφία και Ιατρική “στον απόηχο του χρόνου και του χώρου”. Διδάγματα από την Ιστορία

Dr. Panayotis N. Soucacos

October 14, 2014

Voice, Signature, Mask: The Byzantine Author

Stratis Papaioannou, Associate Professor of Classics, Brown University and 2014-15 Whitehead Professor, ASCSA

October 9, 2014

«Ψυχῆς Ἄκος» Ημερίδα για την επέτειο 200 χρόνων από την ίδρυση της Σχολής & της Βιβλιοθήκης Μηλεών

Bertrand Bouvier, Πασχάλης Κιτρομηλίδης, Ντία Φιλιππίδου

October 3, 2014

September 2014

The Song of the Earth
Theatrical performance of Stratis Myrivilis’s “The Song of the Earth”

Direction-Adaptation-Interpretation: Stratis Panourios
Composition-Kanun-Song: Lida Xydia
Costume & Stage Editor: Vera Zefki

September 29, 2014

May 2014

“Harvesting the Sea: Aegean Societies and Marine Animals in Context”

Wiener Laboratory, Organized by Tatiana Theodoropoulou, Wiener Laboratory Post-Doctoral Fellow

May 29-31, 2014

“Poseidon’s Net: Sanctuaries and Sea Routes”

Margaret M. Miles, Andrew W. Mellon Professor, ASCSA; Professor of Art History and Classics, University of California, Irvine

May 22, 2014

“The Alternative Archaeologies of Eva Palmer Sikelianos”

Artemis Leontis, Αν. Καθηγήτρια Νέων Ελληνικών, Πανεπιστήμιο Michigan

May 06, 2014

April 2014

“Reconsidering the Largest EBA Cycladic Cemetery: The Recent Excavations at Chalandriani on Syros”

Marisa Marthari, Ephor emerita, 21st Ephoreia of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities

April 29, 2014

“Samothrace and the NE Aegean in Prehistory”

Dimitris Matsas, Ephor, 19th Ephoreia of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities

April 10, 2014

March 2014


“Work of the School during 2013” and “Rupestral Inscriptions in the Greek World”

James C. Wright, Director, ASCSA; Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College
Merle Langdon, Research Professor, University of Tennessee at Knoxville; former Mellon Professor, ASCSA

March 14, 2014

“Building Archaeology: Corinth’s Forgotten Architects”

Kostis Kourelis, Assistant Professor, Franklin and Marshall College, Department of Art and Art History

March 11, 2014

February 2014

“Same River, Different Waters: Official Dining in the Agora”

Ann Steiner, NEH Fellow, ASCSA; Shirley Watkins Steinman Professor of Classics, Franklin & Marshall College

February 27, 2014

Επισκέπτες και Αναγνώστες στη Λαυρεντιανή Βιβλιοθήκη

Paschalis Kitromilides, Prof. of Political Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

February 18, 2014

“ Landscape Ecology and the End of Antiquity: The Archaeology of Deforestation in South Coastal Turkey”

Nicholas Rauh, NEH Fellow, ASCSA; Professor of Classics, Purdue University

February 6, 2014

January 2014

“Η χαρτογραφία του Κλαύδιου Πτολεμαίου”

Άρτεμις Σκούταρη, Sylvia Ioannou Foundation

January 28, 2014

“Bouphonia: Killing Cattle on the Acropolis”

NJeremy McInerney, Whitehead Professor, ASCSA; Davidson Kennedy Professor, University of Pennsylvania

January 23, 2014

December 2013

“How the Mycenae Lion Gate Relief Was Made: New Evidence and Implications”

Nicholas Blackwell, Assistant Director, ASCSA

December 12, 2013

“Ötzi and Modern Mummy Research-The Life and Death of the 5300-year-old Tyrolean Iceman”

Albert Zink, Director of the Institute for Mummies and the Iceman, European Academy of Bolzano, Italy

December 5, 2013

Musical Humors - Concert

Katerina Ktona & Effi Minakoulis

December 3, 2013

November 2013

“Colloquium: “From Ptolis to Polis: Issues in the Transition of Political Economies”

Maria Iacovou, Professor, Archaeological Research Unit, University of Cyprus Donald Haggis, Nicholas A. Cassas Professor of Greek Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Alexander Mazarakis-Ainian, Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of Thessaly Catherine Morgan, OBE. Director, BSA James Wright, Director, ASCSA

November 26, 2013

“Το πάθος με το γράψιμο. Μια εκδήλωση για το Βαγγέλη Ραπτόπουλο και το Αρχείο του"

Βασίλης Βασιλικός, Αλέξης Ζήρας, Αλέξης Πανσέληνος & Βαγγέλης Ραπτόπουλος

November 12, 2013

“Dissent and Democracy: Freedom of Thought and Freedom of Religion in the Athens of Socrates"

Richard Janko, Whitehead Professor, ASCSA; Gerald F. Else Distinguished Professor of Classical Studies, University of Michigan

November 7, 2013

October 2013

“The Emergence of a Warlike Elite at Mitrou, East Lokris, in the Prepalatial Bronze Age”

Aleydis Van de Moortel, NEH Fellow, ASCSA; Associate Professor of Classics, University of Tennessee

October 10, 2013

Reconfiguring Constantinople: Story Spaces & Storied Imperial Places in the Madrid Skylitzes MSS

Elena Boeck, Associate Professor of Art History, DePaul University

October 7, 2013

May 2013

Μαρία Μαυρουδή, Ελληνική φιλοσοφία στην αυλή του Μωάμεθ Β΄

Μαρία Μαυρουδή, University of California, Berkeley Ελληνική φιλοσοφία στην αυλή του Μωάμεθ Β΄

May 29, 2013

“Houses around the Athenian Agora. New Thoughts on Old Mosaics”

Barbara Tsakirgis, Vanderbilt University

May 28, 2013

April 2013

"Presentation of the Elias Venezis Archive"

Anna Venezi Kosmetatou (Venezis' daughter), Takis Theodoropoulos (Writer), Demetra Papaconstantinou (Demos Fellow) and Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan (Doreen Canaday Spitzer Archivist) will present the Elias Venezis' archive.

April 9, 2013

"St. Luke and the Icon of the Virgin Kykkotissa in Cyprus"

Annemarie Weyl Carr, Southern Methodist University

April 2, 2013

March 2013

"Αρχείο Κωνσταντίνου Βοβολίνη - Μεγάλο Ελληνικό Βιογραφικό Λεξικό"

Stathis Kalyvas, Kostas Kostis, Antonis Papagiannidis

March 11, 2013

"ATHENS OPEN MEETING - The American School of Classical Studies at Athens - 2013"

James C. Wright, Director, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Jeremy Rutter, AIA Gold Medalist 2013

March 8, 2013

February 2013

"Ο Ιωάννης Γεννάδιος και οι καλές τέχνες"

Μαρία Γεωργοπούλου, Διευθύντρια Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης

February 20, 2013

"Mapping the Jewish Communities of the Byzantine Empire: A New Web-Based Resource”

Nicholas de Lange, Professor Emeritus of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University of Cambridge

February 13, 2013

"Brute Force Philology? Text Mining the Classics”

 Helma Dik, (University of Chicago and ASCSA Whitehead Professor)

February 12, 2013

January 2013

"Vassilis Aravantinos, More Sphinxes and Puzzles from Mycenaean- Palatial Thebes”

Vassilis Aravantinos, Επίτιμος Έφορος Αρχαιοτήτων Βοιωτίας

January 22, 2013

"George Mavrogordatos and Ayhan T. Aktar, “The 1923 Exchange of Populations. An Ongoing Debate”"

George Mavrogordatos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and Ayhan T. Aktar, Istanbul Bilgi University

January 15, 2013

December 2012

"“The Norton Anthology of Greek Poetry: Translations, Anthologies and their Critical Excess”"

Karen Van Dyck, Fulbright Fellow and Professor at Columbia University

December 11, 2012

"Mapping the Ancient Environment: The Contribution of Manuscripts and Texts"

Alain Touwaide, Smithsonian Institution

December 3, 2012

November 2012

"Picturing Anatolia: The Photographs of John Henry Haynes"

Robert Ousterhout, University of Pennsylvania

November 27, 2012

"Archaeology, the longue durée, and regional histories: 5,000 years of settlement in the Nemea Valley"

James C. Wright, American School of Classical Studies

November 19, 2012

October 2012

“1453: How Important Was It?”

Molly Greene, Princeton University

October 30, 2012

The Age of Titans: Great Ships of the Hellenistic Monarchs

William Murray, University of South Florida
October 16, 2012

Αρχαία Κόρινθος,Φενεός,Τενέα: Tα πρόσφατα ευρήματα Κωνσταντίνος Κίσσας

Κωνσταντίνος Κίσσας, ΛΖ’ ΕΠΚΑ
October 2, 2012

May 2012

Archives Lecture
“Our Complicity in this Classical Looting: Triangulating the Past at Sardis, 1922–1925.”

Fikret Yegül (University of California, Santa Barbara).
May 29, 2012

Walton Lecture - Henry Maguire (Johns Hopkins University). “Nectar and Illusion: Art, Nature, and Rhetoric in Byzantium.”

Henry Maguire (Johns Hopkins University)
May 8, 2012

Nancy Bookidis (Assistant Director Emerita, Corinth Excavations, ASCSA) “Corinth: A Portrait of an Idiosyncratic Greek City”

Nancy Bookidis (Assistant Director Emerita, Corinth Excavations, ASCSA)
May 22, 2012

Artemis Cooper “Patrick Leigh Fermor in Greece.”

Artemis Cooper (Biographer)
May 24, 2012

April 2012

Malcolm H. Wiener Lecture
Michael D. Glascock (University of Missouri-Columbia). “Chemistry and Provenance: Production and Exchange of Ceramics from Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean.”

Michael D. Glascock (University of Missouri-Columbia)
April 24, 2012

Joanita Vroom (University of Amsterdam). “Mr. Turkey Goes to Turkey. How a Dutch Diplomat Wined and Dined in 18th-century Constantinople.”

Joanita Vroom, University of Amsterdam
April 3, 2012

March 2012

Stathis Kalyvas (Yale University). “Αντίσταση και Εμφύλιος: Διερευνώντας μία δύσκολη διαπλοκή.”

Stathis Kalyvas, Yale University
March 13, 2012

OPEN MEETING - The American School of Classical Studies at Athens - 2012 Watch it Online!

Jack L. Davis (Director, American School of Classical Studies at Athens)
March 9, 2012

February 2012

Edward E. Cohen “Financial Crisis! Economic Lessons from Ancient Athens.”

Edward E. Cohen, University of Pennsylvania
February 7, 2012

January 2012

Glenn A. Peers “Forging Byzantine Animals: Manuel Philes in Renaissance France.”

Glenn A. Peers, University of Texas at Austin
January 31, 2012

Richard Hodges “An ‘Ice Age Settling on the Roman Empire”

Richard Hodges, University of Pennsylvania
December 13, 2011

November 2011

Vassilis Vassilikos (Author). “Λογοτεχνία και τεχνολογία.”

Vassilis Vassilikos (Author)
November 29, 2011

Björn Forsén (University of Helsinki). “Sanctuary of Secrets”

Bjorn Forsen, University of Helsinki
November 22, 2011

October 2011

Οδυσσέας Ελύτης. Στοιχεία μιας ποιητικής ταυτότητας

Ioulita Iliopoulou, Gennadious Library
October 18, 2011

Recent Prehistoric Finds at the Costa Navarino Resort in Messenia

Jörg Rambach (ΛΗ’ ΕΠΚΑ)
October 18, 2011

Exploring Greek Manuscripts in the Gennadius Library

Gennadius Library
October 11, 2011

April 2011

The Americans and the Greeks, 1949-1959: Intervention and Modernization

Evanthis Hatzivassiliou, University of Athens
April 12, 2011

Animals in the Agora: Reconstructing Cultural Life in Ancient Athens from Zooarchaeological Remains

Michael MacKinnon, University of Winnipeg
April 5, 2011

March 2011

30th Annual Walton Lecture: “Kings, Princes and Powers: Venizelos and Dilemmas of National Revival”

Sir Michael Llewellyn Smith, King’s College London
March 29, 2011

Open Meeting of the Work of the School / The Goddess and the Ancestors at Mochlos, Crete

Jack L. Davis, Director, ASCSA; Jeffrey S. Soles, University of North Carolina-Greensboro
(runs 1 hr. 50 min.)
March 11, 2011

Baldness in the Greek and Roman Imagination

Corey Brennan, Mellon Professor at the American Academy of Rome
March 1, 2011.

February 2011

New Excavations at Stobi 2009–2010

Silvana Blazevska, National Institution Stobi
February 22, 2011

Mycenaean Wall-Paintings in Context New Discoveries and Old Finds Reconsidered - WORKSHOP

February 12, 13, 2011

Telltale Depictions: A Contextual View of Mycenaean Wall-Paintings

John Bennet, University of Sheffield
February 11, 2011

January 2011

Η Ελλάδα του Ortelius μέσα από τους χάρτες της Συλλογής Σαμούρκα

George Tolias, National Hellenic Research Foundation
January 20, 2011