Classics in South Africa: a personal view from somebody who didn’t know anything about it before going there and still doesn’t know very much
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Classics in South Africa: a personal view from somebody who didn’t know anything about it before going there and still doesn’t know very much

I’ve recently returned from a conference at the University of South Africa in Pretoria. A lot of people in Cambridge clearly regarded this as a rather dubious trip. The way people said ‘You’re going to a conference in SOUTH AFRICA?’, rather reminded me of the ‘A Tiger! In Africa?’ scene from Monty Python’s Meaning of … Continue reading