Lessons from the Ancient Past for Contemporary Australia

22 September, 2015 - 18:00 to 20:00
Customs House, 399 Queen St, Brisbane


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Professor Alastair Blanshard

Professor Alastair Blanshard
Chair of Classics and Ancient History

Alastair Blanshard is the Paul Eliadis Professor of Classics and Ancient History. A graduate of UQ, he completed his postgraduate training at the University of Cambridge. He has taught at Merton College, Oxford, the University of Reading, and the University of Sydney. He has held fellowships at Harvard's Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, Corpus Christi College in Cambridge, and the University of Cincinnati. He has published three books which examined the impact of classical world on the modern and his most recent book, due to come out in 2015, is Everything You Need to Know about the Classical World.