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Greece v Rome

GREECE VS ROME, WITH BORIS JOHNSON AND MARY BEARD
THURSDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2015, 7PM | EMMANUEL CENTRE

http://www.intelligencesquared.com/events/greece-vs-rome-with-boris-johnson-and-mary-beard/

£10 of every standard ticket will be donated to Classics for All, and £5 of every student ticket.

News

On the death of the friendly pig. A tale of tragedy and disappointment, both ancient and modern

Like, I suspect, most people interested in the ancient world I’m a keen reader of Mary Beard’s blog “It’s a Don’s Life”. This week my imagination was captured by a puzzle she posed her readers – the interpretation of a grave stele from Roman Macedonia which… 1,470 more words

Ancient History

Policy Press: Women who inspire us #WD2015

In the spirit of celebration for International Women’s Day we’ve been chatting in the Policy Press office about the women who have inspired us. Read on to find out who the women are we admire most and why… 1,300 more words

Equality And Diversity

a response

this is my response

the question

So ‘Why do I blog?‘ was where I left it just before the turn of the year. Giving myself space to break out of what was threatening to become a dead habit. 1,911 more words

Writing About Blogging And Blogging About Writing

Women in Public Life

‘Women in Public Life’ a speech made by Rahila Gupta at a Feminism in London event

Most people start with thank yous. I have to start with provisos: If one of the defining qualities of a woman in public life is instant name recognition, then all of you would be forgiven for asking Rahila – Who? 1,557 more words

Media

British Politics - When is a Community not a Community?

The modern Queen of Classics, Professor Mary Beard, is one of very few people whose blog I visit every day or two. In Alarm Clock Britain… 649 more words

Social

Ancient images

On Photography, Susan Sontag
Mr Turner, Mike Leigh
Ancient Laughter: On Joking, Tickling and Cracking Up, Mary Beard

I’m a latecomer to Susan Sontag – I think  371 more words

Review