What you’ll do
Hear from Professor Caroline Vout, author of ‘Exposed: The Greek and Roman Body’, about the reality of bodies in the Classical era. Most bodies were no more similar to the perfect ideals of statues than our bodies are today. Vout will talk about her research on how anxious, ailing, imperfect and diverse bodies were more prevalent than you might expect in Ancient Greece and Rome.
This event may include discussion of historical threats of sexual violence.
There will be an opportunity for you to ask questions.
Read an extract from the book here: ‘Naked, not nude’.