This year's Annual Buchanan Lecture has expanded to encompass three lectures, and a taster session to learn the basics of Esperanto. Lectures in Esperanto and English including such diverse topics as ‘Emperors and eastern campaigns’ (Professor Geoffrey Greatrex, University of Ottawa) and ‘Documentation of minority languages’ (Jessica Iubini-Hampton, Buchanan PhD student (grant awardee) University of Liverpool).More information
Speaker bio: Dr Greatrex is Professor in the Department of Classics and Religious Studies at the University of Ottawa, Canada, where he has taught since 2001. Having obtained his M.A. and D. Phil. from Oxford University, he has worked, since 1994, at the Open University (England), the University of Wales (Cardiff) and Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia). He is a member of several journal editorial boards, such as Millennium and Byzantinische Zeitschrift, as well as having served as president of the British and Canadian Esperanto associations.