On 21–22 September, the Finnish Institute at Athens – together with the Swedish Institute at Athens, l’Université Paris I, l’Université…
The Constant Participant: Constructing and Affirming Identity through Material Culture in Ancient Greek Sanctuaries and Modern Museums. An international conference…
The Melitaia Archaeological Programme (MELAP) is a co-operation between the Ephoreia of Antiquities of Phthiotida and Evrytania and the Finnish Institute at Athens.
Greece has a long history of documented relationships between people of the same sex. This Pride Month, I would like to discuss the case of one of these individuals. Namely, the mother of sapphism herself, Sappho.
“The works span between 2020 – 2023 and while slightly different in technique or approach, they are all unified by a few common threads, such as my own habits of daily observation in the city and of course my love of printing. For the history-lovers amongst you, there will be some cheeky winks towards Greek history and archeology. Some rougher and unfinished pieces will be showed alongside more finished works, all referencing places, texts, or experiences that have stayed with me.”
Photike is located in the northern part of the Kokytos valley, close to modern Paramythia in Thesprotia. It was a Roman colonial town, probably founded during the reign of Augustus, which later developed into a Medieval episcopal see. Our knowledge of Photike has until now been based on Roman inscriptions and some partly excavated churches dating to the Early Christian and Middle Byzantine periods.
The Finnish Institute at Athens invites you to the Annual Meeting on Wednesday May 17th, 7pm. The event will be…
International workshop on the topic “Protection of the Environment in Armed Conflicts” to take place at the Institute Thursday 4 May 2023 from 18.00 – 20.30.
Last Wednesday and Thursday, the Finnish Institute at Athens paid tribute to Maria Martzoukou, on the occasion of her retirement.
MA, M.Soc.Sci Lassi Jakola has been appointed as the Finnish Institute’s next Assistant Director. The current post holder Antti Lampinen will hand over to Jakola on August 1st 2023.