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October 16, 2012

Andrew Marr believes that the time is right to return the Parthenon Marbles to Athens

Posted at 1:55 pm in British Museum, Elgin Marbles

BBC journalist Andrew Marr in this piece about his History of the World series highlights Athens as being one of the five most significant places in history. In addition to this, he makes the point, that despite, or perhaps because of, the current economic crisis, the time is right for the British to return the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece.


12 October 2012 Last updated at 09:50
Five of history’s most important places

Trying to pick the most significant places in history is not an easy task when there are so many contenders. But History of the World presenter Andrew Marr has narrowed it down to five.

Africa’s Great Eastern Rift Valley

Running through Tanzania and Kenya, this is where the human story really begins, the earliest signs of Homo sapiens and our predecessor hominids, and it’s therefore where we should go back to when thinking about that great original migration out of Africa, and across the rest of the world, which happened 70,000 years ago.
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June 16, 2008

Cuno interviewed by Andrew Marr

Posted at 10:30 am in Similar cases

I mentioned before that James Cuno was due to appear on BBC Radio 4’s Start The Week programme. The recording of this programme can now be downloaded from the BBC’s website here. The relevant section starts about 23 minutes 30 seconds into the recording & lasts for about 10 minutes.

June 1, 2008

James Cuno on Start The Week – 16th June

Posted at 10:54 pm in Similar cases

James Cuno, Director of Chicago’s Art Institute, is a person who’s outlook on archaeology takes the opposite view from that of this website. His new book has just been released & is getting a lot of press coverage – in many cases though, on reading it, it opens people’s minds to the fact that they should be asking more questions rather than accepting his point of view as the only way things should happen.

On the morning of 16th June, he will be one of the guests on Andrew Marr’s Start the Week programe on BBC Radio 4 a 9:00 AM.

The programme’s details are here, but are not updated until nearer the broadcast date.