The Director of Macquarie University’s Ancient Cultures Research Centre, Malcolm Choat, sits down with Ben Mckelvey to discuss his work on papyrology, his forensic investigation of the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife, and how a Queensland boy ended up an expert on Ptolemaic and Roman Egyptian History.
Pioneering Minds Episode 49: Tom Hillard on the Ancient World
This week Pioneering Minds chats with the wonderfully enthusiastic Professor Tom Hillard from the Department of Ancient History. In this wide-ranging conversation we cover everything from violent historical video games to deep sea excavations and the lessons we can learn from the ancient past. Listen to the podcast [here](https://soundcloud.com/pioneeringminds/tom-hillard)Read more
Emperors of Rome
> "Great empires are not maintained by timidity." - Tacitus. A podcast series looking at the rulers of the ancient Roman empire, by Dr Rhiannon Evans and Matt Smith with guest Dr Caillan Davenport. New episodes fortnightly! Listen to the podcast [here](https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/emperors-of-rome/id850148806)Read more
Associate Professor Malcolm Choat is the Director of the Macquarie University Ancient Cultures Research Centre. He studied Classics and Ancient History at the University of Queensland (1989-1993), before undertaking a PhD at Macquarie (1994-2000). Subsequently, he taught and researched in the School of Studies in Religion at the University of Sydney (2000-2002), before holding a Macquarie University Research Fellowship (2003-2006).