Upcoming


    Afkar-e-Taza ThinkFest, Karachi

    I will be speaking at this festival in Karachi, sponsored by the Centre for Governance and Policy, Information Technology University of the Punjab, on the 8th December 2018, about ancient global trade and connectivity. More details to come

    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

    Aristophanic comedy and society

    As part of the Warwick Ancient Drama Festival, on 25th January I will be giving a lecture on ‘Aristophanic comedy and Society’ at the University of Warwick. For more information on this year’s production, Aristophanes’ Frogs, click here.

    Unknowability: How do we know what we cannot know?

    I’ll be speaking at this conference, about what we can and cannot know about the ancient oracle of Delphi, in New York on 4th April 2019, hosted at the New School Centre for Public Scholarship. More at centreforpublicscholarship.org.

Past Events


    Classics for All Lecture – 12th December 2017

    On 12th December I will be giving the 2nd annual Friends of Classics Memorial Lecture for Classics for All. Details to follow. For more information on the Classics for All organisation, please check out their website

    Heffers Classics Forum talk – 28th October 2017

    I will be speaking at the Heffers Classics Forum, Cambridge – more details to follow. Time: TBC – full event 10am – 6pm Venue: Hicks Room, The University Centre, Granta Place, Cambridge, CB2 1RU

    Festival of the Future City – 18th October 2017

    What Can We Learn from Cities of the Past? Location: Watershed Time: 7:40pm – 9:00pm On the evening of the 18th of the October, I’ll be taking part in the second Festival of the Future City which is being held on the 18th-20th October in Bristol

    Also Festival – 1st July 2017

    “Daring you to see the true realities of ancient Greece” When: Saturday 1st July – Main talk 12-1pm, discussion with Natalie Haynes to follow at 1-2pm. Where: Park Farm, Compton Verney, Warwickshire This year I’ll be appearing at the Also festival to give a talk

    Cambridge Classical Association Talk – 16th June 2017

    “Ancient Worlds: Linking East and West” Venue: Room 1.02, Classics Faculty, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge Time: 6pm – 7 pm Drinks in the Cast Gallery 7pm- 8pm Lecture in Room 1.02 At a meeting of the Cambridge Classical Assocation, I’ll be talking about themes from my latest publication

    Oxford Literary Festival – 27th March 2017

    Ancient Worlds: An Epic History of East and West Venue: Weston Lecture Theatre Time: 12 – 1pm At the Oxford Literary Festival, I’ll be talking about themes from my latest publication, ‘Ancient Worlds’. The book is out now in both hardback and paperback

    Waterstones Hampstead – 2nd March 2017

    An Evening with Dr Michael Scott, at Waterstones’ London Hampstead store Time: 7pm Location: Waterstones, Hampstead – 68-69 Hampstead High St, London NW3 1QP I will be talking about my book, “Ancient Worlds: An Epic History of East and West”

    BBC History Weekend at Winchester – 7th October 2016

    “Ancient Worlds: An Epic History of East and West” Time: 9-10pm On the 7th October I will be giving a talk at BBC History Magazine’s Festival at Winchester discussing my most recent publication, “Ancient Worlds: An Epic History of East and West”

    Heffers Bookshop Talk – 6th October 2016

    “Ancient Worlds: An Epic History of East and West” Location: Heffers Bookshop, Cambridge, 20 Trinity Street, Cambridge, CB2 1TY Time: 18:30 to 20:00 On the 6th of October I will be giving a talk and holding a book signing for my latest publication

    Edinburgh International Book Festival – 17th August 2016

    “Ancient Worlds: An Epic History of East and West” Location: tba Time: 12.15 On the 17th of August I will be giving a talk and book signing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, discussing my newest publication, “Ancient Worlds”

edbookfest

“Ancient Worlds: An Epic History of East and West”

Location: tba

Time: 12.15
On the 17th of August I will be giving a talk and book signing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, discussing my newest publication, “Ancient Worlds”. More details to follow.

For a full listing of this event and others held at the Edinburgh Book Festival this year, please check out their website.

For more information regarding my new book, please take a look here.