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

Warwick Classics Network

In 2017-20, supported by a Warwick Widening Participation Development Fund and Warwick Impact Fund grant, I am leading a new widening participation and outreach initiative called the Warwick Classics Network

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M. I. Finley: An Ancient Historian and his Impact

“M. I. Finley: An Ancient Historian and his Impact.” Cambridge Classical Studies, October 2016.

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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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Lytham Saint Annes Presidential Lecture 2019

Lytham Saint Annes Presidential Lecture 2019 Details to follow. I will be speaking at the annual presidential lecture for the Lytham St Annes Classical Association on 10th January 2019

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Filming Ancient Invisible Cities for BBC2

**DATES NOW CONFIRMED: Ancient Invisible Cities airs in the UK BBC2 Friday 7th September 9pm (Cairo), 14th September 9pm (Athens), 21st September 9pm (Istanbul). In September 2018, my new BBC2 series Ancient Invisible Cities airs. […] Read More