Aegeus Society For Aegean Prehistory


Greeks: to where and from where? An archaeological seminar on the origins of Greeks

Aegeus and new start up “Achaeologist’s Home” launch a series of archaeological courses. The first course is entitled “Greeks: to where and from where? An archaeological and interdisciplinary search in space and time” and it will take place from 16 October until 18 December (every Tuesday from 6 to 8 in the even-ing). In this course of ten thematic les-sons, Dr. Theodoros G. Giannopoulos will examine the evolution of Greeks, “from where” (πόθεν) and “to where” (ποῖ δὴ), in a diachronic and interdisciplinary way.

Aegeus starts its new academic year with new Fellows!

We are pleased to inform you that the new academic year find us stronger, and with more Fellows. Maria Chountasi, Theodoros Giannopoulos, Artemis Karnava, Anastasia Papathanasiou and Vassilis Petrakis have now joined the main team of Aegeus. We thank them warmly for accepting our invitation.

Greetings and results of the fundraising raffle

Dear members and friends, we would like to thank you all for coming to our Annual Meeting. We would also like to thank cordially our speaker Prof. Michael Cosmopoulos for his excellent lecture. Please see, the results of the fundraising raffle.

Fundraising raffle with 15 prizes

As every year, we would like to inform you that in order to raise money for the aims of our Society we are organising a fundraising ruffle with tickets for 3 Euros. The results will be announced during our Annual Meeting on May 30. If you are not able to attend our Annual Meeting, you are kindly requested to buy tickets via internet. 15 prizes will be given. The first prize is 4 nights stay for 2 people at the luxury hotel VOREINA GALLERY SUITES, including breakfast and a private pool in the traditional settlement of Pyrgos in Santorini (valued at 1500 Euros, with an open invitation for one year).

Welcome to the new upgraded website of Aegeus!

Aegeus is happy to announce the launch of its new upgraded website. The new website includes some new features, such as an archive of books, articles and book-reviews by year, a catalogue of journals on Aegean Prehistory, an instagram page, etc. We are still improving some of our pages and we hope to have fully completed our new website by the end of June 2018. It is noteworthy mentioning that this site would never have been completed without the valuable support of our members.

Aegean Lectures 2017-2018

Aegeus-Society for Aegean Prehistory and the Swedish Institute at Athens are very pleased to announce the Aegean Lectures for the academic year 2017-2018. All lectures until April will take place at the Swedish Institute (Mitseon 9, Athens), at 19:00 on the following dates:

Friday, 10 November 2017

Living, dying, and praying on a Late Bronze Age – Early Iron Age

The New Website of Aegeus





New upgrade of the Aegeus website!

We would like to inform you that from January onwards we will upgrade the rest sections of our website. As a consequence, our website will be updated sporadically.
Also, due to our heavy workload, the newsletter of January and February will not be sent to our members. Brief notices, however, will continue to be sent via email.
Thank you in advance for your understanding.

“Computational Imaging for Cultural Heritage” workshop

Aegeus participates on the organisation of an educational workshop about the theoretical principles and also specific techniques of 3D object imaging for cultural heritage: Monday, 19 December 2016, 10.00-18.00, Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies, Notara 51a, Athens. Workshop instructors: Konstantinos Papadopoulos (Maynooth University, Ireland), Eleni Kotoula (Yale University), Kiraz Goze Akoglou (Yale University). Registration cost: 25 €.

Workshop seats are rather limited (15).

Happy Autumn and the new programme of the Aegean Lectures!

Dear members and friends,

Summer has come to an end, and Aegeus returns to its duties! We are very pleased to announce the Aegean lectures for autumn, which are organized in collaboration with the Swedish Institute (Mitseon 9, Athens).

Happy new academic year!

Happy summer!

Dear members and friends, during the summer, our website will be updated only sporadically as most of us are participating in excavations and other research projects. See you in Autumn!

Annual Meeting of Aegeus (2 June 2016)

Aegeus is pleased to invite you to its Annual Meeting which will take place on Thursday the 2nd of June 2016, at 6:30 pm, at the British School a t Athens, Upper House.

Aegeus’ work undertaken during the previous year will be presented, and Prof. John Bennet (British School at Athens – University of Sheffield) will give a lecture entitled “What were Aegean texts for?”.

Programme of the new Aegean Lectures (January-June 2016)

Aegeus-Society for Aegean Prehistory and the Swedish Institute at Athens are very pleased to announce the Aegean lectures for the period January – June 2016 and invite you to our first lecture. The lectures will take place at the Swedish Institute at Athens (Μitseon 9, Acropolis Metro station), every month.

Happy New Year and a new article

We wish you a very prosperous and happy new year! We are pleased to inform you that we have added a review-article in our journal “Aegean Studies”. The review-article, written by Dr Vasso Fotou, is entitled: Calculating the manpower requirements for the construction of Neopalatial buildings in Crete: pitfalls, challenges and possibilities. For further information please see the section of our journal Aegean Studies.

A significant donation from the Archaeological Receipts Fund (TAP)

It is our great pleasure to inform you that the Archaeological Receipts Fund (TAP) donated to the library of Aegeus dozens of monographs on prehistoric archeology, as well as the journals Αρχαιολογικό Δελτίο and Αρχαιολογικά Ανάλεκτα εξ Αθηνών. We would like to express our warmest thanks to the Archaeological Receipts Fund for this important donation.