Hey all. Enjoy an outtake in which an Oscar winner, former Australian pm, brill oz journalist and me f*** up our sync claps. You wd have thought we could do better! But enjoy on BBC 2 Friday 7.30! twitter.com/wmarybeard/sta…
Want to see Cate Blanchett, Stan Grant, @JuliaGillard and me getting a sync clap out of sync! A bonus outtake from #InsideCulture on Oz culture to be shown on BBC2 7.30 on Friday. Be there or be out of sync!
Another sad treat before our Australia programme on #InsideCulture Friday BBC2 . Here Clive James reflects on the prospect of never going back to Oz. (On the prog. on Friday @timminchin reflects on the success here of Clive & Germaine etc..)
To whet your appetite for #Insideculture on Friday (7,30 BBC 2) where we're talking Oz culture & Brit culture, try this clip of Clive James we filmed shortly before he died. He explains what a 'larrikin' is. There' s a cameo appearance from the young Mr James in the programme
This is one of the most curious stories I uncovered when I was writing my Twelve Caesars book. (It’s all in there) How to get a president to be buried in a Roman sarcophagus! twitter.com/wsj/status/144…
I had a wonderful time talking to @timminchin about UK and Australia, how cultures change, what feels like home .. and much more. It was on stage of Matilda. No I didn’t sing. On #inside culture BBC2 next Friday 7.30 (similar hair?)
18 November Heffers in Cambridge... come and talk about images of Roman emperors (from Nero fiddling while Rome burned to... well, you name it). Tickets to include my Twelve Caesars book at bargain rate bit.ly/3aIU4Xa
It's mid-October, so here's a reminder of our Polite Emails to the Ancients competition. 2 prizes of £250 on offer: click below for details! And we have another mini-library of Classics books to give away: share this message & follow us to enter the draw! antigonejournal.com/2021/10/emaili…
A joy having @wmarybeard on the Keen On podcast to talk about the legacies of Roman autocrats and her new book "12 Caesars"
Check out the interview below! 👇📺
+ Listen to the podcast using the Linktree in bio! twitter.com/ajkeen/status/…DqG
¡solo faltan 5 días!
El nuevo libro de Mary Beard (@wmarybeard) llega el próximo miércoles a las librerías.
'Doce césares' es la fascinante historia de cómo las imágenes de los emperadores romanos han influido en el arte.
¡Haz ya tu reserva! 📕ow.ly/sIwn50FZZ0llZ
The Classics Centre Banner Design house competition Closes 22 Oct, so there's still time for your child to get those colours out! Designs need to fit a banner 8 x3ft, include a 🌈and the name "Iris Classics Centre".
And@wmarybeardd is judging entries!ow.ly/nq5850Gpf97B
Join us in November for an evening with author and journalist @chiggi and classicist @wmarybeard.
The pair will discuss Higgins’s new book, Greek Myths, a dazzling depiction of some of the most enduring stories of all time.
Get involved here 👇
.@HarvardBooks welcomes renowned classicist Mary Beard (@wmarybeard) for a discussion of her latest, highly anticipated book, Twelve Caesars: Images of Power from the Ancient World to the Modern. October 13 @5pm ET; virtual event, tix required: hubs.ly/H0ZcJXn0
In case you missed it, this is really good news for Classics in Cambridge & @Newnham_College .. a new Classics academic post and grad student support. I bit of positive news in quite dark days. Thanks to generosity of Onassis Foundation and college alums. bit.ly/3lAOITW
This is a bit late UK time... but I will be talking with Nat Silver (of the ISGardner Museum) about the Titian exhibition (once of the National Gallery in the UK), and about Ovid and sexual violence. You have been warned, See below. twitter.com/gardnermuseum/…