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A Brief History of Self-Help: With Irina Dumitrescu and Anna Gát
Tuesday February 13 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm GMT
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We tend to see the self-help movement as something new. But could it be even older than we think? What did it look like in medieval times? Did humans struggle with the same problems as we today do?
Join Irina Dumitrescu and Anna Gát as they delve into the evolution, impact, and nuances of the self-help movement.
- ‘The Popular Medieval Guides to Self-Help‘ by Irina Dumitrescu
- ‘Why Read Boethius Today?‘ by John Marenbon
- ‘Self-Help For Homesick Monks‘ by Christien Boomsma
- ‘The Ancient Roots of Self-Help‘ by Robin Ince
Event Photo: Illustration from a fifteenth-century manuscript of The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius | © DeAgostini/Getty Images