Classics: Why It Matters

 

By Neville Morley. 

“As I look ahead, I am filled with foreboding; like the Roman, I seem to see ‘the River Tiber foaming with much blood.’”

This week’s anniversary of Enoch Powell’s notorious ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech offers an illustration of one dimension of Why Classics Matters today – … Read More

Anthropology: Why it Matters

By Tim Ingold

How to compress a sprawling subject – the study of human life in all its protean variety and messiness – in a book of 28,000 words? How to make it accessible to readers who have never encountered anthropology before? How, nevertheless, to open up the discipline to … Read More