Workshop: Balkan Bronze age Borderland II

Balkan Bronze Age Borderland II 2016 flyer


A two week long trip in 2015 united 11 young archaeologists focussed on the LBA / EIA in the Northern Aegean and Southern Balkans and brought them on the traces of late prehistoric pottery from Central and Western Macedonia to Epirus, Albania, F.Y.R.O.M., Kosovo and SW Bulgaria.


Malthi revisited - 2016

Published: 2016-07-18

Malthi Mapping Project air photo

The 2016 season accomplished two major goals.

The first of these was the drone photography of the site, intended to produce a color image to overlay onto the 3D data gathered via the terrestrial laser scanner. Additionally, imagery of the landscape surrounding the settlement was collected, expanding the 3D model.

Confronting the Classics. The Ancient Past in Modern Rome & Athens, International course in Rome and Athens, Nov 7-22, 2016

Innehåll och antagning

Logos Athens and Rome

Rom och Athen har länge utövat ett dominerande inflytande på västerländska världsbilder. De två städerna anses ofta vara västerlandets vagga, katalysatorer av konst, filosofi och civilisation, tidlösa representanter för såväl demokrati som imperium. Samtidigt är både Rom och Athen huvudstäder i två relativt sett unga nationer med en turbulent modern historia. Vilken roll spelar uppfattningar av antiken i dessa moderna sammanhang? Denna tvärvetenskapliga kurs jämför Rom med Athen och möter på så vis det antika arvet och det ”klassiska” i samtiden…

Mass graves in Phaleron Delta

Massgrave findings Faliro

In April news of sensational findings in Phaleron Delta, where a new opera house and a national library are being constructed by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, hit newspapers and TV channels both in Greece and abroad. Mass graves containing the bodies of more than 80 executed, mostly young males were found, and there is some likelihood that the victims are those who supported the coup attempt of Cylon in the 630s BC.

In-service training for teachers: an intensive overview of current Greek archaeology and history

Klassikerforbundets lararstipendium

During nine intensive days in June, the Institute welcomed four teachers of classical languages. As part of a program sponsored by the Association of Swedish Classicists and the Institute we visited the sites of Athens and made longer excursions to  Delphi, Kalaureia in the Saronic Gulf and various landmarks in the Argolid. We thank the participants Lena Tegström, Kent Fredholm, Carina Nylén and Nicole de Jong, as well as the Association of Classicist for a stimulating exchange.

Position as Editor at the Editorial Committee of the Swedish Institutes at Athens and Rome

Published: 2016-05-24


Redaktör för publiceringsverksamheten vid Svenska institutet i Athen och Svenska institutet i Rom


Svenska institutet i Athen och Svenska institutet i Rom har sedan många år en väletablerad och välkänd publiceringsverksamhet som omfattar tidskriften Opuscula samt utgivning av konferensvolymer, publikationer från arkeologiska projekt och monografier. Alla publicerade alster genomgår internationell peer review.

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