The ancient world and us: From fear and loathing to enlightenment and ethics

RSE/Gifford Seminar associated with Professor Dame Mary Beard’s Gifford Lectures for 2018–19

This year, Professor Dame Mary Beard’s Gifford Lecture series is on The Ancient World and Us: from fear and loathing to enlightenment and ethics.

The Seminar will be an opportunity for members of the audience to explore questions relating to the larger themes of Professor Dame Mary Beard’s Gifford Lectures with Dame Mary and a panel of experts. The Seminar will be chaired by the Reverend Canon Professor John Richardson FRSE, Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Edinburgh. In addition to Dame Mary, the panel will comprise Professor Douglas Cairns FRSE, Professor of Classics at the University of Edinburgh and Dr Lucy Grig, Senior Lecturer in Classics at the University of Edinburgh.

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When:

Wednesday May 29th, 2019 14:30-15:30

Where:

Lecture Theatre G.03