Resilient Cities...which survive, which don’t and why? A conversation with Professor Greg Duncan Woolf

New York

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Start
12:30pm EDT on Wednesday, October 14, 2020
End
2:00pm EDT on Wednesday, October 14, 2020
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Meeting ID: 838 4881 9306

Passcode: 954558

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No charge.

Lambda Alpha International - New York Chapter welcomes Gregory Duncan Woolf the Director of the Institute of Classical Studies, and Professor of Classics at the University of London. Gregory Duncan Woolf, FSA, FSA Scot, FBA is a British ancient historian, archaeologist, and academic. He specializes in the late Iron Age and the Roman Empire. Since January 2015, he has been the Director of the Institute of Classical Studies, and Professor of Classics at the University of London. He has previously taught at the University of Leicester and the University of Oxford. From 1998 to 2014, he was Professor of Ancient History at the University of St Andrews.

His new publication “The Life and Death of Ancient Cities: A Natural History” presents the dramatic story of the rise and collapse of Europe's first great urban experiment. The growth of cities around the world in the last two centuries is the greatest episode in our urban history, but it is not the first. Please join us for an invigorating discussion with Professor Gregory Duncan Woolf.