Dr Janina Ramirez

Cultural Historian. Broadcaster. Author.

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Interview with Bettany Hughes

  • Blackfriars Priory Blackfriars, Ladybellegate St, Gloucester GL1 2HS (map)

Janina speaks with Bettany Hughes – The Age That changed the World: Socrates, Buddha and Confucius.

Dr Janina Ramirez interviews author and Broadcaster Bettany Hughes.  For her acclaimed BBC TV series, Genius of the Ancient World, historian Bettany Hughes, author of The Hemlock Cup – Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life, travelled to India, Greece and China on the trail of three giants of ancient philosophy – Buddha, Socrates, and Confucius. In this talk, Bettany uncovers the power and influence of their beliefs, bringing vividly to life how they shaped the ancient (and modern) worlds.

Earlier Event: September 11
Interview with Mark Gatiss
Later Event: October 8
BBC History Weekend: Winchester