“The abolition of roaming charges will make us more global – it will allow us to engage more deeply with the wider EU”: World History Magazine - “The scourge of the massive (often unintended) holiday mobile-phone bill… should be at an end.”
“The Emergence of the Nation State left little room for a global perspective that priortised connections between nations”: World History Magazine - “It can easily feel like the globalisation that has defined the 20th and now 21st centuries is irreversible”
Sicily provides a beacon of hope for refugees by welcoming them: iNews - “The Italian island can teach the world how to treat new arrivals, says Dr Michael Scott”
Sicily and Britain: BBC History Magazine - “1. The Other Norman Conquest: More than one island’s history for transformed by a Norman invasion in the 1060s”
Global Connections: World Histories Magazine - “Sicily is an incredible melting pot of ideas beliefs and peoples – which is why it is such a key Read More
Greek Sanctuaries and Russian dolls: walls and religious experience – Omnibus Issue 72 - “Olympia, site of the ancient Olympic games, competes with the sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi for the accolade of being Read More
How Archimedes took on the Roman: BBC History Extra - ‘Think of Archimedes (c287–212/211 BC), and I bet the image you have is that of a man jumping naked out Read More
The Tensions in American Democracy date back to 508 B.C.: Time Magazine - ‘Even 2,500 years later, the tensions that were clear in Ancient Roman and Ancient Greek society show up in democratic Read More
Global Encounters of the ancient kind: BBC History Magazine - ‘History is so often studied in isolated chunks, but that is not how it was experienced. Instead I want to Read More
It’s a small world: Radio Times - “Globalisation is nothing new – it began with Confucius 2,500 years ago”
A History of Greek Theatre: BBC History Magazine - ‘Ancient Greek Drama dealt with everything from murder and incest to sex and sausages. Yet, says Michael Scott, one theme Read More
The Trouble with Luxury: BBC History Magazine - In this article I explore the problems luxuries brought to Ancient Greek society. This article was written alongside my documentary, Guilty Read More
The Battle of Marathon – more important than Hastings?: BBC History Magazine - ‘Exactly 2500 years ago, a small Athenian army defeated a huge Persian invasion force in a clash that has been Read More
Has anyone seen the cameraman: Darwinian Magazine - In this article I explore my first experiences presenting television documentaries.
The Rise of Women in Ancient Greece: History Today - ‘Michael Scott looks at how a time of crisis in the fourth century BC proved a dynamic moment of change Read More
Greece’s Golden Century: BBC History Magazine - ‘Historians who claim that the fifth century BC was the golden age of ancient Greece have missed a trick, says Read More
The mystery of the Temple of Zeus at the Sanctuary of Nemea: Omnibus 58 - ‘The temple of Zeus at the sanctuary of Nemea has often been written off as a dull, inconsequential temple of Read More
Global Eye Interview with Michael Scott: How It Works Magazine Issue 35 - ‘With the Olympics nearly here, we talk to one of the world’s foremost authorities on Ancient Greek culture about the Read More
More Questions than Answers: Ad Familiares 42 - ‘Delphi, Michael Scott suggests, is still as oracular as ever.’