image The Oculus hosts Professor Michael Scott's Inaugural Lecture

- Professor Michael Scott, star of the BBC’s Ancient Invisible Cities, will give his professorial inaugural lecture on Wednesday, 20th February 2019

- The event will be held at The Oculus at the University of Warwick, is free to attend to those who register and will also be streamed live on Facebook

- The focus will be on the future directions for the research and teaching of Classics and the relevance of the ancient world to modern society

Ancient historian Michael Scott will celebrate his recent appointment as Professor with an inaugural lecture at The Oculus entitled ‘This is Sparta!: The Ancient World Then and Now’ on Wednesday, 20th February 2019.

In this lecture, Professor Michael Scott will set out his vision for the study, teaching and communication of the ancient world in the 21st century. Far from being a subject of the past, Michael will argue that there has rarely been a more exciting, relevant and important time to be studying the Greeks and Romans – and the wider ancient world of which they were a part.

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