Buckingham History Festival 27th April 2019 – Ancient Worlds: Greece, Rome, and Interactions with the Worlds Beyond
In this wide-ranging talk, Michael Scott reveals how the world of the ancient Mediterranean – the world that came to be dominated by the great cultures of Greece and Rome – had contacts with peoples and cultures that lay far distant from that those shores, often extremely far distant indeed. Though these long-distance interconnections between cultures […]
In this keynote lecture, I will show how visualisation techniques in TV documentaries have developed in recent years; the potential they provide for visualising particularly ancient civilisations and relating them to the modern world; the roles such visualisations are coming to play in the language of TV programme-making; and the future potential applications of such […]
In his BBC2 series Ancient Invisible Cities, Michael enlivened the past and offered new ways of thinking. Now Michael has been invited to talk at FX Talks 2019 to share some of his ideas live on stage. FX Talks is back for its third year, bringing more radical thinking to Shoreditch Town Hall on 16 […]
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 centerforpublicscholarship.org.
‘Understanding the Oracle at Delphi’ – Classical Association of Northern Ireland, Belfast, 14th March 2019, 12 noon
A talk for schools and those studying GCSE / A-level in Classical Civilisation and/or Ancient History, Greek, Latin. More details to come, so watch this space! The talk is organised by Helen McVeigh. To attend please contact: email@example.com See also https://classicalassociationni.wordpress.com/
‘This is Sparta!’ – Professorial Inaugural Lecture, and LIVE Facebook stream, University of Warwick – 20th February
In this inaugural lecture, Prof Michael Scott set out his vision for the study, teaching and communication of the ancient world in the 21st century. Far from being a subject of the past, Michael argued that there has rarely been a more exciting, relevant and important time to be studying the Greeks and Romans – […]
SPHS/ Anglo Hellenic League lecture -‘We are going where?’ TV and Classics, now and in the future’ 12th Feb 2019
At 7pm on Tuesday 12 February 2019, at The Hellenic Centre, I will be talking about the making of my latest BBC2 TV series, Ancient Invisible Cities, in which real-life exploration of hard to reach ancient locations combine with high resolution laser-scanning and virtual reality to open up spaces and landscapes never before seen on TV. […]
As part of the Warwick Ancient Drama Festival, on 25th January I gave a lecture on ‘Aristophanic comedy and Society’ at the University of Warwick. For more information on this year’s production, Aristophanes’ Frogs, click here. And for a video of my lecture, follow this link.
Delphi at the Centre of the ancient Mediterranean World – Lytham Saint Annes Presidential Lecture 2019 – 10th Jan
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
History Hit presents: Understanding the ancient Silk Roads with Peter Frankopan. The region known throughout history as the Silk Road (or more correctly Roads) is obscure to many in the English-speaking world Yet this is where civilisation itself began
Annual Presidential Lecture: “Sicily – an island for everyone” Details to follow I will be speaking at the annual presidential lecture for the Lytham St Annes Classical Association in January 2018 For more information about the activities of the Lytham St Annes group
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
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
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
“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
“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
History Masterclass with Michael Scott: Gritty Realities of Ancient Greece Date & Time: 6th May 2017, Doors open 10:30, event 11am-1pm Location: 19 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3HH Michael has collaborated with the team at History Masterclass
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
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”
Time: 7pmLocation: 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” over an evening at Waterstones Hampstead, London. For more information about the event, please call Waterstones on 020 7794 1098
For further information about the book, click here!
To book your tickets now, check out the Waterstones website here.