Art and Archaeology: Creative arts on an archaeological site

Emma Conroy and Craig Barker explain a unique relationship between contemporary artists and the Paphos Theatre Archaeological Project.

Finds Stories: Addressing Mobility through Object and People Biographies

From 27-29 August the AAIA Athens Office hosted the inaugural face to face meeting for the Erasmus+ Project: Finds Stories: Addressing Mobility through Object and People Biographies took place in Athens, hosted by The Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens (AAIA).

“Performing Self, Performing Other”: Celebrating World Photography Day

The Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens Contemporary Creative Program celebrates World Photography Day 2021 by introducing an exciting new body of lens-based works created by our 2019 Contemporary Creative Resident, Dr. Sary Zananiri.

AWAWS Reading Group

AWAWS is starting a new online reading group! The group is open to all members and is free to join. Our first meeting is on Wednesday 25th August at 5:30pm (AEST).

Wrestling the Moon?

What connects an ancient Roman mosaic and a NASA astronaut from the Apollo 12 mission? Candace Richards, Assistant Curator of the Nicholson Collection, Chau Chak Wing Museum explains

Independence Days

The United States of America and Greece both fought a war of independence to free themselves from foreign imperial control. Yet, there is much more that connects these two revolutions than meets the eye.


Making your research and teaching practices accessible: An AWAWS workshop

A new online workshop offers ancient world scholars at all career levels tools and resources to make their teaching more accessible, filling a vital gap in professional development.

Amazons: Ancient Warrior Women as Powerful Role Models for Women Today

Connie Skibinski, PhD candidate at the University of Newcastle, contrasts ancient Amazons against modern filmic adaptations of Wonder Woman and Andromache


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