Classical civilisation academic contributes to Boston based think tank's podcast
- Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Prestigious Pioneer Institute approaches Dr Kathryn Tempest for an interview about the historical significance of Julius Caesar's death.
Roehampton's Dr Kathryn Tempest, Reader in Latin literature and Roman history in the School of Humanities has been interviewed by The Pioneer Institute in Boston Massachusetts for a history podcast. Dr Tempest is the author of two books about major political figures of ancient Rome, Brutus: The Noble Conspirator which won the 2018 Outstanding Academic Title Award, sponsored by Choice, and Cicero: Politics and Persuasion in Ancient Rome. The interview will focus on the death of Julius Caesar on the Ides of March, a pivotal moment in Roman history, and will take place on 16 March, a day after that fateful day.
The Pioneer Institute think tank broadcasts a weekly 40 minute education-based podcast. Previous interviewees have included the world famous author of White Swans Jung Chang, and Russian-American conductor Ignat Solzhenitsyn, son of the Russian author and anti-communist activist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
Dr Tempest has previously worked for Netflix as an academic consultant on two seasons of the channel's docu-drama Roman Empire, starring Sean Bean.
Roehampton offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in humanities.