Migration in Classical History and Literature | University of Oxford

Migration in Classical History and Literature

Speakers
Professor Chris Pelling, University of Oxford, Dr Peter Claus, Fellow of Pembroke College, Dr Liz Sawyer, University of Oxford
Event date
Event time
13:00 - 14:30
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£5 / £4 concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended

‘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.