Soi Agelidis, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, will give a talk entitled Death and World Order: Implications of Hadesʼ chthonic aspects at the Swedish Institute (Mitseon 9), Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at 15.00. Welcome! Attached files: Seminar flyer , Abstract For any questions about this or coming seminars, please contact the organizer Jenny Wallensten (jenny. [...]
Welcome to a symposium organized in the memory of Konstantina Peppas Delmousou by the Epigraphical Museum, the Swedish Institute and the Finnish Institute.
The symposium will take place on Friday, March 15 at the Epigraphical Museum (Tositsa 1, Athens).
Dr. Vasilis Sabatakakis will give a talk entitled ”People are very polite, enjoyable and healthy, they live well and have fun”. Swedish travelersʼ narratives from 18th century Greece, at the Swedish Institute on Tuesday 5 March at 19.00. [...]
In the presence of all the Nordics in Athens, the official opening of the exhibition "Greece through the eyes of the travellers from the North" will take place at the Swedish Institute on Tuesday 19 February at 19.00 with a lecture on "Nordic travellers in Greece: From the Vikings until Today". The old admiral [Kanaris], who knew of our visit, came to meet us at the top of the stairs. [...]
Vi har nåtts av nyheten att Torsten Kälvemark, vår tidigare styrelseordförande har gått bort vid en ålder av 77 år. Torsten tillhörde den numera sällsynta skaran av ämbetsmän i statens tjänst som också är humanister och skriftställare. Under sin långa karriär var han bland annat kulturråd i London samt arbetade för Vetenskapsrådet och Högskoleverket. [...]
Flint Dibble (American School of Classical Studies at Athens) will give a talk entitled Meat on the Bones: Zooarchaeological Patterns of Ancient Greek Sacrifice at the Swedish Institute (Mitseon 9), Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at 15.00. [...]
The “Viking Age,” roughly 750-1050 CE/AD, is usually associated with the raids or wholesale movement of people from Scandinavia along the coasts of western and Atlantic Europe. Few non-specialists associate the same Norse populations with eastern Europe (the Rus), although they have had a comparably significant role in the political history of that part of the world. [...]