Mary Beard is an international sensation; SPQR changed the way we think about the Classical world, and provided brilliant and authoritative insight into the Roman Empire.
We are delighted to welcome Mary to St Andrews for a talk on SPQR and the Roman World; this is an opportunity to hear from one of the most celebrated intellectuals of the day.
Mary Beard is a professor of classics at Newnham College, Cambridge, and the classics editor of the TLS. Her previous books include the bestselling, Wolfson Prize-winning Pompeii, The Roman Triumph, The Parthenon and Confronting the Classics. Her blog has been collected in the books It’s a Don’s Life and All in a Don’s Day. She is in the 2014 top 10 Prospect list of the most influential thinkers in the world.