- The Phoenix Project considers examples of regeneration and restoration from ancient history. The fundamental premise here is that ancient efforts to establish order out of disorder offer parallels still useful to any contemporary society in, or emerging from, serious crisis.
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This summer’s historical disaster movie of choice, Pompeii – enjoy it! At the very least, it should be a great discussion starter: Pompeii, ‘a place of corruption, a place of temptation?’ ‘No warning? No escape?’ Hmmm… The quick thoughts of the indefatigable Prof. Mary … Continue reading
2013’s wonderful Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum exhibition at the British Museum, detailing the ordinary lives of those in Herculaneum and Pompei, both destroyed in AD 79.
More last year’s Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum exhibition at the British Museum. Vanessa Baldwin, exhibition curator, on the forgotten city of Herculaneum.
The Phoenix Project aims to consider examples of regeneration and restoration from ancient history, it will reflect on how civilisations and cultures emerge from conflict and/or crisis and attempt to establish imaginative links between past and present insights. The fundamental … Continue reading