Henriette van der Blom


Henriette van der Blom, Senior Lecturer in Ancient History in the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Birmingham, discusses with Ivan six things which should be better known.

1. The oratory of Julius Caesar https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/oratory-and-political-career-in-the-late-roman-republic/0FF23CFD58211BCB8085B9F75664CD72

2. Ancient rhetoric http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/cor

3. The work and legacy of the Danish seismologist Inge Lehmann https://videnskab.dk/naturvidenskab/inge-lehmann-og-de-usynlige-danske-videnskabskvinder

4. The classical derivation of English words https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_words_of_Greek_origin

5. Limiting the overuse of modern antibiotics http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20170607-how-we-can-stop-antibiotic-resistance

6. Learning a new language is good for you https://www.britishcouncil.org/voices-magazine/does-being-bilingual-make-you-smarter

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s