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The Story of Lemnos. Myth – History – Heritage

The Story of Lemnos. Myth – History – Heritage

In the Story of Lemnos, the age-long history of a relatively unknown and somewhat ignored until recently Aegean Island turns into a fascinating narrative.
From archaeological photomicrography to digital art

From archaeological photomicrography to digital art

The photographic exhibition “Transforming the invisible: from archaeological photomicrography to digital art" is an artistic bridge between the "visible", tangible world and the "invisible" microcosm.
The Fantasy of the Middle Ages at the Getty Center

The Fantasy of the Middle Ages at the Getty Center

This exhibition explores the ways in which the Middle Ages have been mythologized, dramatized, and re-envisioned time and again
Imprints of Ancient Greek and Roman Dance

Imprints of Ancient Greek and Roman Dance

The international symposium ‘Imprints of Ancient Greek and Roman Dance: Texts, Bodies, Images, Movement’ will be held 23-24 September 2022 at the Fundación Pastor de Estudios Clásicos in Madrid.
Guidance and Toolkit for Impact Assessment in a World Heritage Context

Guidance and Toolkit for Impact Assessment in a World Heritage Context

Offering practical tips and tools, the book provides a framework for conducting impact assessments for cultural and natural heritage sites.
The Dan David Society of Fellows supports postdoctoral research

The Dan David Society of Fellows supports postdoctoral research

The Society’s two-year postdoctoral fellowship provides generous funding for international and Israeli scholars.
Mythologies at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre

Mythologies at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre

MYTHOLOGIES | NEW TERRAINS exhibition at the SNFCC Dome comprises sculptures, installations and an augmented reality application that explore our age-old complex relationship with mythology.
Emily Wilson as guest speaker in Thalia Potamianos Lecture Series

Emily Wilson as guest speaker in Thalia Potamianos Lecture Series

The Gennadius Library is pleased to announce Dr. Emily Wilson as the 2022–2023 speaker for the Thalia Potamianos Annual Lecture Series on the Impact of Greek Culture.
August Full Moon at the Acropolis Museum

August Full Moon at the Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum celebrates August Full Moon on Friday 12 August 2022 with Greek songs about the moon, film music and famous melodies from abroad.
From the Nile to the Tigris

From the Nile to the Tigris

This book seeks to identify Africans in Neo-Assyrian texts from this period, discussing the presence of Africans in the Neo-Assyrian Empire.
Modigliani Up Close opens at the Barnes in October

Modigliani Up Close opens at the Barnes in October

Organized by a team of curators and conservators—Nancy Ireson and Barbara Buckley from the Barnes, consultant curator Simonetta Fraquelli, and conservator Annette King of Tate, London—Modigliani Up Close explores Amedeo Modigliani’s working methods and materials.
Ancient melon genome from Libya yields surprising insights

Ancient melon genome from Libya yields surprising insights

The oldest known seeds from a watermelon relative, dating back 6,000 years to the Neolithic period, were found during an archaeological dig in Libya.
Kairos in ancient arts and techniques

Kairos in ancient arts and techniques

It is a well-known fact that the concept of kairos encompasses a wide variety of meanings, ranging from “due time”, “critical situation”, “appropriate or decisive moment”, to “correct behaviour” and “skilful action”.
Conservation at Khonsu Temple: the 2021-22 Season

Conservation at Khonsu Temple: the 2021-22 Season

"Conservation at Khonsu Temple: the 2021-22 Season" is a public lecture presented by: Dr. Nicholas Warner. 
Gerald Averay Wainwright Post-doctoral Research Fellowship

Gerald Averay Wainwright Post-doctoral Research Fellowship

The Fellow will carry out research addressing the archaeology of any period of the human past apart from that of Classical Antiquity.
The “pregnant mummy” from Warsaw reassessed: Not pregnant

The “pregnant mummy” from Warsaw reassessed: Not pregnant

The case of the first “pregnant ancient Egyptian mummy”, as published by Ejsmond et al. (2021), has raised doubts regarding their conclusions unsupported by (paleo)radiological expertise.
The reunification of the Parthenon marbles is a universal request

The reunification of the Parthenon marbles is a universal request

When the Parthenon Sculptures were purchased by the English government in 1816, 30 members of the British Parliament were against this acquisition, he pointed out.
Managing editor of Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Managing editor of Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Commentaries, a not-for-profit publisher in Bryn Mawr, PA, seeks a managing editor (ME) for its open-access online journal of book reviews.
Cambridge supports Nigeria’s claim for return of Benin artefacts

Cambridge supports Nigeria’s claim for return of Benin artefacts

The University of Cambridge is supporting a claim for the return to Nigeria of 116 objects currently held in the University’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) collections.
British Museum: A “partnership” regarding the Parthenon marbles

British Museum: A “partnership” regarding the Parthenon marbles

In an interview with the Sunday Times culture magazine deputy director of the British Museum, Jonathan Williams, said that the Museum is ready to find a solution with Greece.
King’s College, London: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

King’s College, London: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Department of Classics at King’s College London is pleased to support applicants in the 2022/2023 round of the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme.
Post-Doc resident Fellowship for 2023/24 at University of Hamburg

Post-Doc resident Fellowship for 2023/24 at University of Hamburg

The Center for Advanced Study "RomanIslam Center" invites applications for Resident fellowships (Post Doc).
University of Sydney Research Seminar Series

University of Sydney Research Seminar Series

The Department of Classics and Ancient History of the University of Sydney cordially invites all to attend its research seminar series.
The brains of Neanderthals developed differently from those of modern humans

The brains of Neanderthals developed differently from those of modern humans

After the ancestors of modern humans split from those of Neanderthals and Denisovans, about one hundred amino acids changed in modern humans.
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