Austrian Students from Vienna at the ASCSA
Georg Ladst├Ątter and Maria Stassinopoulou with their students
On October 27th, 2016, Dr.  Georg Ladst├Ątter of the Austrian Archaeological Institute and Professor Maria Stassinopoulou of the University of Vienna together with a small group of graduate students visited the Gennadius Library and the Archives of the American School.The trip to Greece followed a seminar about Modern Greece and the use of archaeology in the construction of national and transnational narratives. Irini Solomonidi, Senior Librarian of the Gennadius Library, showed them a selection of old and rare editions including the Library's copy of Iliad printed at Florence in 1488. In the Archives, the students had the opportunity to look at the personal papers of Heinrich Schliemann and George Seferis, as well as the records from the excavations at Colophon in 1922.