Susan Greenfield – The Greek Mind in the Modern World

The Hellenic Institute at Royal Holloway

Date: Thursday 25 March 2010
Windsor Building Auditorium,

Baroness Susan Greenfield , former Director Royal Institution of Great Britain
The Greek Mind in the Modern World

What have the frenzied wine-worshipping rituals of Greek mythology got to do with the intricacies of the human brain? A surprising amount, argues neuroscientist Susan Greenfield. It might not be immediately obvious why a neuroscientist should be interested in ancient Greek language, literature and history, but Susan Greenfield believes the classics and the sciences are synergistic, and will increasingly be so as the 21st century unfolds. Hellenic Lecture




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