Prof Dame Mary Beard – Introduction: Murderous games

let me extend to you all a very warm welcome to this series of Gifford lecture at the University of Edinburgh for the session 2018 to 2019 my name is Stuart brown I’m professor of ecclesiastical history and the deputy convener of the Gifford lectures ships committee allow me to say a few words about…

Postgraduate Research at Queen Mary

The Doctoral College is here to oversee all aspects of PhD research here at Queen Mary, from admissions to the awarding of degrees. Starting a PhD can be quite daunting, especially if you’re new to the university. Every university is different and finding your way around a university can take a good few weeks, so…

Joining Queen Mary – hear from our students

Hey, you made it! You’re here; nice work – I’m proud of you. There’s lots to do and lots of time to do it in, so chill out, take a moment and breaaathe. Aaaand let’s go. But where are we going? Well there’s a few places you probably need to know about right away. Like…

Prof Dame Mary Beard – Whiteness

I’d like to welcome you all to this Gifford lecture my name is Joe Shaw I’m a member of the Gifford lectureship committee and I’m delighted to welcome our distinguished speaker professor Mary beard who is professor at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Newnham College, as she continues her series on the…

Prof Dame Mary Beard – Them and us

Ladies and Gentlemen welcome back to the 2019 series of Gifford lectures I’m Allison Eliot I’m an honorary fellow of divinity and I’m a member of the Gifford Lectures Committee I’m delighted to welcome our distinguished speaker for this evening professor Dame Mary Beard professor at the University of Cambridge and fellow of Newnham College…

Starting at Queen Mary – what you need to do

Welcome to Welcome Week where you’re welcomed to Queen Mary in a week of activities. I’m here to guide you through the important bits, you are welcome. Okay enough of that, let’s get down to business, first things first – let’s make a plan, but not a business plan, a time plan. We need to…

Prof Dame Mary Beard – Tyranny and democracy

welcome to the latest in the series of Gifford lectures again to Professor Mary be a lecturer who I’ll introduce for me in a moment so those of you that know about the Gifford lectures and I know many of you will be regulars here know that the the universe friend was very proud to…