Dr Tatiana Bur

Dr Tatiana Bur is a Lecturer in Classics at the Australian National University.

Prior to this, she was the Moses and Mary Finley Research Fellow at Darwin College, University of Cambridge. Tatiana is a graduate of the University of Sydney where she completed her undergraduate studies and MPhil. She then undertook her PhD at Trinity College, University of Cambridge for which she received the Hare Prize for the best thesis in Classics.

Tatiana is an ancient Greek cultural historian broadly conceived with interests in ancient religion, science, performance, play, miracles, and spectacles. Her speciality lies in the intersection of ancient Greek religion and ancient mechanics, the topic of her forthcoming monograph Technologies of the Marvellous in Ancient Greek Religion (CUP).

Tatiana will be joining our Automating life and death panel discussion at the 54th Annual Academy Symposium.

Join us on 16 and 17 November for our 54th Annual Academy Symposium — Between humans & machines: exploring the pasts and futures of automation — as we explore the possibilities and hazards of automation, and the complexities of human-machine relations.

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