Professor Mary Beard Talk

Professor Mary Beard Talk

Fri 4 Nov 2016: 6:00pm

Award-winning academic Professor Mary Beard will deliver a talk at St Peter's entitled Is there such a thing as a public intellectual?

Mary Beard is Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge, a fellow of Newnham College, and Royal Academy of Arts Professor of ancient literature.

She is the author of numerous highly-regarded works on the classical period, including including the Wolfson Award-winning Pompeii: The Life of a Roman Town and her latest book SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome.

Her television work includes a BBC 2 documentary on Pompeii and a BBC mini-series titled Meet the Romans with Mary Beard, and she is a regular media commentator on both the modern and the ancient world.

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