Free Speech Union's Podcast

Episode 30: Dr Kierstead on ancient Greek values of free speech and diversity of thought at our universities

August 28, 2020
Free Speech Union's Podcast
Episode 30: Dr Kierstead on ancient Greek values of free speech and diversity of thought at our universities
Show Notes

In this episode of the Free Speech Coalition podcast, Patrick Corish interviews Victoria University of Wellington Senior Lecturer of Classical Studies James Kierstead. Dr Kierstead gives a unique perspective on free speech in ancient Greece and talks about his research work on diversity of thought in academia. They also tackle the question classical students often wonder: was Socrates an assh*le? 

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