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Guest speakers

Our celebrated speakers have been carefully selected for their knowledge of the art, history, archaeology, architecture, wine and cuisine of the areas we visit. Their informative and enlightening talks will entertain you and bring to life the history of the remarkable civilisations and cultures of the Mediterranean and the Far East.

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jane angelini

   NADFAS accredited speaker Lecturing on:
Prof Roderick

prof roderick beaton

   King’s College London Lecturing on:
Prof Jeremy

prof jeremy black

   MBE, University of Exeter Lecturing on:
Dr Francis

dr francis broun

   Art Historian Lecturing on:
Prof Trevor

prof trevor bryce

   Emeritus Professor, University of Queensland Lecturing on:
Rt Revd and Rt Hon the Lord

rt revd and rt hon the lord carey of clifton

   Former Archbishop of Canterbury Lecturing on:
Major General Stephen

major general stephen carr-smith

   British Army, Retired Lecturing on:
Dr Laurence

dr laurence carter

   Ancient Historian Lecturing on:

simon chaplin

   Director of Culture and Society, Wellcome Trust Lecturing on:
Prof Robin

prof robin cormack

   Courtauld Institute of Art, London Lecturing on:
Dr David

dr david crilly

   Conductor & Composer Lecturing on:

kevin crotty

   Washington and Lee University Lecturing on:
Canon Dr Anne

canon dr anne davison

   Historian of Comparative Religion, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:
Prof Gregory

prof gregory dowling

   Ca’ Foscari University of Venice Lecturing on:

john ducker

   The Wine Education Service Lecturing on:
Dr Karen

dr karen exell

   UCL Qatar Lecturing on:

james fitzpatrick

   Senior Partner, Arnold & Porter Lecturing on:
Prof Edith

prof edith hall

   Professor of Classics, King’s College London Lecturing on:

denise heywood

   Journalist & Lecturer, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:
Prof James

prof james higginbotham

   Associate Professor of Classical Archaeology at Bowdoin College Lecturing on:
Prof David

prof david horner

   Australian National University Lecturing on:

gillian hovell

   Archaeologist, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:

philip hurst

   International Law & World Affairs Lecturing on:

kim jane saunders

   Languages, International politics and history Lecturing on:

jasleen kandhari

   Expert on South Asian Art & Textiles, NADFAS accredited lecturer Lecturing on:

pamela kay

   Artist Lecturing on:
Prof David

prof david kennedy

   University of Western Australia Lecturing on:
Dr Eve

dr eve macdonald

   University of Reading Lecturing on:
Dr Thomas

dr thomas mannack

   The Classical Art Research Centre, Oxford Lecturing on:

peter mawby

   Wildlife lecturer, ornithologist and research ecologist Lecturing on:

james morwood

   Wadham College, Oxford Lecturing on:

john osborne

   Classicist, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:
Lady Susette

lady susette palmer

   Lecturing on:
Lord Monroe

lord monroe palmer

   OBE BA FCA, Member of the House of Lords Lecturing on:
Prof Jonathan

prof jonathan phillips

   Royal Holloway, University of London Lecturing on:
Dr David

dr david price-williams

   University of London Lecturing on:
Prof Sandy

prof sandy primrose

   MBE BSc PhD Lecturing on:
Dr Stephen

dr stephen quinn

   Journalist, Wine expert Lecturing on:

ernest rea

   Broadcaster Lecturing on:
Dr Paul

dr paul roberts

   Keeper of Antiquities at Ashmolean Museum,
NADFAS Accredited Lecturer
Lecturing on:
Dr. Joyce

dr. joyce salisbury

   Professor Emerita of History, University of Wisconsin Lecturing on:

michael saunders

   Lecturing on:

andrew schofield

   Ecologist Lecturing on:

simone schofield

   Native Crafts Tutor Lecturing on:

tony sims

   Kingston University, London Lecturing on:
Dr Angela

dr angela smith

   Art Historian, NADFAS accredited speaker Lecturing on:

patricia stefanowicz

   Master of Wine Lecturing on:
The Very Reverend Victor

the very reverend victor stock

   Lecturing on:

adam tanner

   Harvard University Lecturing on:
Dr Richard

dr richard thomas

   Department for International Development, UK Lecturing on:

gaynor vaughan-jones

   Radio & TV Producer Lecturing on:

rachel ward

   Expert on Islamic Art, NADFAS Accredited Lecturer Lecturing on:
Dr Candace

dr candace weddle

   Anderson University, South Carolina Lecturing on:
Prof Brian

prof brian williams

   University of Aberdeen Lecturing on:
Dr John

dr john wreglesworth

   Independent Scholar Lecturing on: