The Celia M. Fountain 2021 Webinar
Learning from the Past: Classics and the Contemporary World
Prof. Paul Cartledge, University of Cambridge
Tuesday, May 25 | 11:00am MDT | Virtual Webinar
This webinar explores contemporary political and social issues, including the nature of populism and authoritarianism and the treatment of disenfranchised groups, through the lens of ancient Athens and its extraordinary democracy with Prof. Paul Cartledge, emeritus A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture at the University of Cambridge.
Paul Cartledge is a world-renowned Classicist and expert on ancient Greece, whose recent books include Democracy: A Life (2018) and Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece (2020). In 2021, he received the Commander of the Order of Honor from the Greek government for enhancing the reputation of Greece.
This lecture is free and will be hosted on Zoom.
This lecture is sponsored by Dr. Celia M. Fountain. CU Classics is grateful for her generous support.