Talking Politics: Mary Beard

David Runciman talks to Mary Beard about women in power.

This is the first episode of an ongoing, occasional collaboration between the LRB and Talking Politics, a weekly podcast with David Runciman. Talking Politics can be found in iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts.

Ahead of her LRB lecture at the British Museum, Runciman spoke to Mary Beard about women in power.

Read or listen to Beard’s 2017 Winter Lecture: Women in Power

Read or listen to Beard’s 2014 lecture, which she mentions in the interview, in the LRB archive: The Public Voice of Women