The Hellenic Museum's third annual Summer School. Join us for a new series of short courses looking at the ancient Greek world over one week in January. Classes are informative, relaxed and entertaining, and anyone is welcome. No prior knowledge required!
About the Presenter
Dr Christopher Gribbin is a public historian, specialising in ancient Greece and Rome. He has a particular interest in understanding how people make sense of the world, whether through religion, philosophy, myth, art or architecture.
He has taught at Melbourne, Monash and La Trobe universities. He founded the University of Melbourne’s popular Classics Summer School in 2002 and ran it for 15 years.
Christopher is actively involved in bringing the ancient world to the community in a meaningful and entertaining way. He regularly talks to community groups, professional organisations and school groups. He has worked on special events with the Hellenic Museum and Humanities 21, and developed educational products with the ABC and the History Teachers’ Association of Victoria. He also records podcasts and leads cultural tours visiting ancient sites with Australians Studying Abroad.
He is well regarded as a clear and enthusiastic teacher who loves to share his passion about the ancient world with the community. Find out more about Christopher.