Summer Greetings

Published: 2022-07-29

The Director and the staff of the Swedish Institute at Athens wish you a relaxing and safe summer!

The Athens Greek Religion Seminar

Programme, Autumn 2022

Published: 2022-07-25

Welcome to the Autumn 2022 series of the Athens Greek Religion Seminar.

All seminars will take place at 17h (Athens time) with
live presence at the Swedish Institute at Athens and via Zoom link.

European Day of Languages 2022

Celebrate with us at the Parko Eleftherias in Athens!

Published: 2022-07-27

Celebrate this year’s European Day of Languages with us at the Parko Eleftherias in Athens!

For the 10th consecutive year, the educational and cultural institutions and embassies from thirteen member countries of EUNIC Athens offer the visitors the opportunity to take part in a multilingual festival, join educational workshops for children, interact with the organisers and receive a range of gifts.

Saturday 24 September 2022, 10:00 to 14:00, at the Music and Arts Centre of the City of Athens, Parko Eleftherias (next to Megaro Mousikis metro station).

“Orient and Occident”, 1922. Excavations at Asine and a Swedish Institute – Athens, Constantinople, Rome, Smyrna?

Lecture by Frederick Whitling

Published: 2022-06-16

<p>The Swedish Excavation Team at Asine, Autumn 1922. <em>Axel W. Perssons bildsamling</em>, Uppsala.</p>

The Swedish Excavation Team at Asine, Autumn 1922. Axel W. Perssons bildsamling, Uppsala.

Frederick Whitling, Swedish Institute at Athens, will give a lecture entitled 

“Orient and Occident”, 1922. Excavations at Asine and a Swedish Institute – Athens, Constantinople, Rome, Smyrna?

The lecture will be given in a hybrid format on Wednesday, 22 June, 2022, at 19.00 (Athens time), with live presence at the Swedish Institute at Athens, Mitseon 9, and via Zoom link. 

Bridges. Swedish Institutes at Athens and Rome Joint Lecture Series

Ida Östenberg: "Dulce et Decorum – to Die for the Fatherland in Ancient Greece and Rome"

Published: 2022-06-09

The Swedish Institutes at Athens and Rome have the pleasure to announce the joint lecture series Bridges.

Ida Östenberg, University of Gothenburg, will give a lecture entitled

Dulce et Decorum – to Die for the Fatherland in Ancient Greece and Rome.

The lec­ture will be given in a hybrid format on Friday, June 17, 2022, at 18h Rome, 19h Athens time, with live presence at the Swedish Institute at Athens, Mitseon 9, and via Zoom link.

Karin Hammar Fab 4

Representing Sweden at Athens Jazz Festival & Preveza Jazz Festival

Published: 2022-05-27

<p>Karin Hammar Fab 4. Photo: Nikola Stankovic</p>

Karin Hammar Fab 4. Photo: Nikola Stankovic

The Swedish Institute at Athens has invited Karin Hammar Fab 4 to perform at the:

  • 21st Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival edition dedicated to "Women in Jazz" on Saturday, May 28, at 21.00 and
  • Preveza Jazz Festival on Sunday, May 29, at 21.00

Furthermore, Karin Hammar Fab 4 will give a master class and a concert for the students of the department of Music Studies at Ionian University.

  • Master Class – Monday, May 30, 2022, 7.00pm, at the Studio of the Municipal Theatre Corfu. For Ionian University jazz students and all interested.
  • Concert – Monday, May 30 2022, at 9.30 pm, at the Studio of the Municipal Theatre Corfu.

The Athens Greek Religion Seminar

Björn Forsén: "Cults and Identities in Arcadian Mainalia"

Published: 2022-05-26

Björn Forsén, University of Helsinki, will give a talk entitled Cults and Identities on Arcadian Mainalia.

The seminar takes place on Tuesday June 7, 2022, 17.00 (Athens time) with live presence at the Swedish Institute at Athens, Mitseon 9, and via Zoom link. 

Swedish field archaeology in Greece

Online lecture in Swedish by Anton Bonnier, "Makrakomi"

Published: 2022-05-04

<p><em>Mak­ra­ko­mi Ar­chae­o­lo­gi­cal Lands­ca­pes Pro­ject</em> (MALP).<em></em><em></em></p>

Mak­ra­ko­mi Ar­chae­o­lo­gi­cal Lands­ca­pes Pro­ject (MALP).

On­line lec­ture, in Swedish, in the se­ries Swedish Field Ar­chae­ol­ogy in Greece: “Makrakomi”, by Anton Bonnier, Uppsala University.

The lec­ture takes place online on Wednes­day, May 11, 2022, at 8 pm EEST, via Zoom (link).

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