Migration in Classical History and Literature | University of Oxford

Migration in Classical History and Literature

Professor Chris Pelling, University of Oxford, Dr Peter Claus, Fellow of Pembroke College, Dr Liz Sawyer, University of Oxford
13:00 - 14:30
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Lectures and seminars
£5 / £4 concessions

‘Democracy and freedom’ are often twinned in political speeches, and ‘democracy’ is one of the great modern ideas owed to the ancient Greeks. So where does this association with freedom come from and how well would ancient opinions about democracy stand up in today’s world? Discussion and live performances from the award-winning Temple Theatre combine for this exciting talk.