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My Classics Career: Prof Helen King

How did one of the UK’s leading Classicists get to where she is? Prof Helen King blogs on her career on the Women in Classics site. “I’ve managed (and that word suggests more of a conscious process than it should!) my … Continue reading

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Prof Helen King published in The Lancet

Professor of Classical Studies Helen King‘s article Narratives of healing: a new approach to the past?, exploring the connection between life writing from the ancient past and modern narrative medicine, is published in The Lancet. “Aelius Aristides (117—180 AD) was … Continue reading

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Prof Helen King on BBC Radio 4′s ‘In Our Time’

Helen King, Professor in Classical Studies, appears as an expert in BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time, presented by Melvyn Bragg, on Thursday 10 October. Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Roman physician and medical theorist Galen. The most … Continue reading

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Prof Helen King on Radio 3’s ‘H7STERIA’ concert programme

Prof Helen King (Classical Studies) takes part in the interval discussion during Radio 3’s coverages of the BBC Concert Orchestra’s ‘H7STERIA’ programme, at 19.30 on Monday 3 December 2012. This event contains explicit material and is suitable for audiences aged … Continue reading

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Prof Helen King on Titian at the National Gallery

Professor Helen King, Chair of Classical Studies, speaks about the myth of Diana and Calysto as painted by Titian in the August podcast from the National Gallery. Accompanied by a recording of the late Poet Laureate Ted Hughes reading his … Continue reading

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Professor of Classical Studies examines Ancient X-Files

Professor of Classical Studies Helen King helped investigate a mysterious case on National Geographic Channel on 8 June and 9 June. In ‘The Green Children of Woolpit’ on Ancient X-Files, Prof King looks at an account of two green children … Continue reading

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‘Bad history? Virgins, vibrators and Queen Victoria in the history of medicine’

Public Lecture at the University of Kent Wed 30 May 5.15 pm by Professor Helen King, Open University ‘Bad history? Virgins, vibrators and Queen Victoria in the history of medicine’ In this lecture, I shall be reflecting on current debates … Continue reading

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