2018 SIS Study Tour to Athens, Greece

2018 SIS Study Tour to Athens, Greece
13-18 May

 Thiseio Observatory

Thiseio Observatory

Based in the Greek capital, delegates will have the opportunity to explore collections of historic scientific instruments at the following venues:

Sunday 13 May
Welcome Reception (evening)

Monday 14 May
Cycladic Art Museum
Museum of History of the University of Athens

 Penteli Observatory

Penteli Observatory

Tuesday 15 May
Museum of the University of Athens, Zografou Campus
(Museums of Education, Zoology, Paleontology and Geology)
Penteli Observatory (Newall Telescope)

Wednesday 16 May
Full day excursion to Cape Sounion to see the Temple of Poseidon and the ancient metalworking sites of Lavrio.

Thursday 17 May
Byzantine Museum
Maraslios Pedagogical School
Thiseio Observatory
Museum of Geoastrophysics
Gala dinner (evening)

 The Antikythera Mechanism

The Antikythera Mechanism

Friday 18 May
National Archaeological Museum (Antikythera Mechanism)
Delegates are free to depart in the afternoon

Approximate cost: £450 per person to include all excursions, coach travel, lunches and the gala dinner. Delegates will need to arrange their own travel and accommodation.

For further information and to book a place please contact the SIS Executive Officer, Sarah Cavalier sis@sis.org.uk. Delegates are requested to register by 23 March 2018 at the latest.