Simon Goldhill is the director of the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), Professor in Greek Literature and Culture and Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge. His appointment as director of CRASSH in 2011 coincided with the Centre’s move to the Alison Richard Building and its 10th anniversary. Simon’s research interests include Greek tragedy, Greek culture, literary theory, later Greek literature, and reception. His latest books include The Buried Life of Things: How Objects Made History in Nineteenth Century Britain (Cambridge, 2014) and Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity (2011). He directs the ERC-funded project the Bible and Antiquity in Nineteenth-Century Culture.