Queen Mary Olympic Lecture Series

9 February 2010

Time: 6:30pm
Venue: Mason Lecture Theatre, Francis Bancroft Building, Mile End

'Back to the Future; Flying Down to Rio via London – and Ancient Olympia'

Speaker: Professor Paul Cartledge

Paul Cartledge is A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture at the University of Cambridge, and has written and edited many books on the Ancient Greek world. As a world expert on Athens and Sparta in the Classical Age, he served as chief historical consultant for the BBC television series The Greeks. In addition to his Professorship at Cambridge, he holds a visiting Global Distinguished Professorship at New York University, funded by the Greek Parliament.

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