"Is there such a thing as a public intellectual?": Talk by Professor Mary B...
Mary Beard is Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge, a fellow of Newnham College, and Royal Academy of Arts Professor of ancient literature.
She is the author of numerous highly-regarded works on the classical period, including the Wolfson Award-winning Pompeii: The Life of a Roman Town and her latest book SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome.
Her television work includes a BBC 2 documentary on Pompeii and a BBC mini-series titled Meet the Romans with Mary Beard. She is a regular media commentator on both the modern and the ancient world.
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