Bettany Hughes is one of my very favorite public intellectuals; from one talk to the next, one documentary series to another, I think, now this… 234 more words
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One of my favorite historians, broadcasters, and speakers, Bettany Hughes, gives a wonderful talk here on Socrates. Enjoy!
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Last week I attended Ancient Worlds, a conversation-slash-debate between historians Bettany Hughes and and Michael Scott at the Royal Institute of Great Britain. It was an hour and a half of expert perspectives and audience questions on the state of politics and its relationship with the ‘truths’ about history that we think we know. 644 more words
Recently, in a meeting of the committee of a small charity a possibly symptomatic exchange occurred.
‘Can we avoid using the word marketing and talk about… 1,689 more words