Michael is a Professor in Classics and Ancient History at the University of Warwick…

Michael has been promoted to a Professorship at the University of Warwick in recognition of his achievements in research, teaching, public engagement and outreach

Michael returns to BBC2 in a new 3 part series Ancient Invisible Cities, exploring Cairo, Istanbul and Athens

Michael has been named a National Teaching fellow by the HEA in recognition of teaching excellence

“Ancient Worlds: An Epic History of East and West” - Read more about Michael’s book here…


Scott is a lucid teacher who brings the past to life with his effortlessly engaging style.

 

- The Mail on Sunday.


Michael charmed us all with his huge expertise, deep knowledge and extremely personable approach to history.

 

- Sarah Rigby, Hutchinson Senior Editor


Michael Scott deftly steers the study of ancient history into the twenty-first century.

 

- Prof. Walter Scheidel, Stanford University

 


This is a properly exciting state of the art History TV.

 

- DAILY EXPRESS

Unknowability: How do we know what cannot be known?

On 4th April 2019, at the New School Centre for Public Scholarship, New York, I spoke about what we can […] Read More

Life in Ancient Greece – my new book for Key Stage 2

My new book, Life in Ancient Greece, has been written to support learning in Key Stage 2 of the UK […] Read More

Ancient history – modern lessons: Can a new wave of Classics scholars save the world?

Writing for the University of Warwick’s Knowledge Centre, Professor Michael Scott wants to dispense with one of the greatest misnomers […] Read More

Ancient Invisible Cities: Cairo, Athens, Istanbul

Invisible Cities airs on BBC2 in late 2018. In the latest series of Invisible Cities, Michael heads to Cairo, Istanbul and Athens across 3 episodes, to uncover the forgotten, hard to reach and invisible aspects of these extraordinary cities and in so doing, offers new perspectives on their dramatic and important histories.

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Ancient Greece, Virtually – British Science Festival, 13th September

When asked to conjure images of the ancient world, we usually imagine the Roman or Egyptian Empires. Despite being made […] Read More

Classics: something for everyone

Many of you will be familiar with how strongly I feel about the importance of making the study of the ancient world as accessible as possible to people from every background and walk of life. […] Read More