Venue: Ondaatje Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Centre
Time: 11:30-12:30 Saturday 27 April
Michael Scott is one of Britain’s most impressive historians of the ancient world, combining outstanding scholarship and brilliant skills as a communicator, both in print and on screen. He is the author of a series of ground-breaking studies of the Greek and Roman worlds, including his award-winning study of Delphi (published in 2014) and a global history of the antiquity, Ancient Worlds: an Epic History of East and West (2016) — the topic that forms the focus of his talk to the Buckingham History Festival.
Michael Scott is a Professor in Classics and Ancient History at the University of Warwick; National Teaching Fellow and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy; Honorary Citizen of Delphi, Greece; President of the Lytham Saint Annes Classical Association; and author of a series of highly acclaimed books on the ancient Mediterranean world as well as ancient ‘global history’. He has written and presented a range of TV and radio documentaries for the BBC, National Geographic, the History Channel, and ITV.