Congratulations to Jon Hesk who is about to start a Fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Study at the University of Durham. Fellowships are competitive and the Institute is a prestigious, ideas-based Institute bringing together some of the world’s finest researchers from all disciplines to examine themes of major intellectual, scientific, political and practical significance. They work with Durham scholars to spark new investigations, set tomorrow’s agenda and participate in a varied programme of activities.
Jon will be at the Institute from 1st January to 31stMarch 2016 and will use his time there to work on a book provisionally entitledDecision-making, deliberation and evidence: an archaeology of intellectual and discursive virtue from Homer to Aristotle.
(Further details: http://www.dur.ac.uk/ias/fellows/iasfellows/1516/hesk/)
While in Durham Jon will be hosted by Trevelyan College. As part of the IAS’s programme of events, Jon will deliver a public lecture in the college, entitled ‘Deliberation, decision-making and evidence in Classical Greece’.
Jon will also give a seminar paper at the Institute called ‘Thinking fast, slow and better with the Greeks’.