Professor of Greek Culture, University of Cambridge
Tim Whitmarsh is the A G Leventis Professor of Greek culture at the University of Cambridge, and has held professorial posts at Oxford and Exeter. His latest book is Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World (2015).
Bridging the Hellespont
In the light of the Syrian refugee crisis, how long can we cling to our traditional ideas of ‘Europe’ and ‘Asia’?
The ancient world
The Greeks didn’t have modern ideas of race. Did they see themselves as white, black – or as something else altogether?