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Public lecture of Prof. Olga Palagia, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
The American Research Center in Sofia and the National Institute of Archaeology with Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences invites you to a public lecture of Prof. Olga Palagia, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. The lecture is on Life at court and afterlife: wall-paintings from ancient Macedonian tombs. It will be held in English, in the Boardroom of NIAM-BAS, Sofia, 1 Atanas Burov Square (across the Presidency), on April 10th 2013 at 11.00 a.m.
Olga Palagia is professor of Classical Archaeology, Department of Archaeology and Art History, Athens University. Education: BA in History and Archaeology, Athens University. DPhil in Classical Archaeology, Oxford. Employment: Acropolis Museum, 1978-1981. Athens University since 1981. Honorary Member of the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies (London). Member of the Athens Archaeological Society, AIAC (Association Internationale d’ Archéologie Classique), ASMOSIA (Association for the Study of Marble and Other Stones Used in Antiquity), AIPMA (Association Internationale pour la Peinture Murale). Corresponding member of the German Archaeological Institute and of the Archaeological Institute of America. Guest lecturer: Archaeological Institute of America, Swedish Academy, Athens Archaeological Society (seven special lectures on Greek sculpture) and other.
Books include: Euphranor (Leiden 1980); The Pediments of the Parthenon (Leiden 1993, repr. 1998). Editor of: Greek Offerings in Honour of John Boardman (Oxford 1997); Greek Sculpture: Function, Materials and Techniques in the Archaic and Classical Periods (Cambridge 2006); Art in Athens during the Peloponnesian War (Cambridge 2009). Co-editor of: Sculpture from Arcadia and Laconia (Oxford 1993), The Archaeology of Athens and Attica under the Democracy (Oxford 1994), Personal Styles in Greek Sculpture (Cambridge 1996), Athenian Potters and Painters (Oxford 1997), Regional Schools in Hellenistic Sculpture (Oxford 1998), The Macedonians in Athens 322-229 B.C. (Oxford 2003), Ludwig Ross und Griechenland (Rahden 2005), The Panathenaic Games (Oxford 2007). Athenian Potters and Painters II (Oxford 2009), Samothracian Connections in honor of James R. McCredie (2010), Sailing to Classical Greece in honour of Petros Themelis (2011).
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