27 Sep 2014

Mary Beard: tackling online trolls

From Saturday Morning, 8:15 am on 27 September 2014

The professor of classics, author, television presenter and blogger talks with Kim Hill about her fight against online abuse and trolling.

Mary Beard is Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge, a fellow of Newnham College, and Royal Academy of Arts professor of ancient literature. She is the best-selling author of a number of books about the ancient world, a television presenter, classics editor of the Times Literary Supplement, and writer of the blog, A Don’s Life, which appears in The Times, and extracted in book form as It’s a Don’s Life (2009, Profile, ISBN: 987-1846682513) and All In a Don’s Day (2012 (Profile, ISBN: 978-1846685361).