Ben Daunter

Ben is a second-year Ancient History student at Durham University and the President-Elect of the Durham University Classics Society for the 2024/25 academic year. He has introduced the ‘Classical Symposium Programme,’ encouraging lively debates on classical and philosophical topics. Ben is preparing to lead the society through a busy schedule of academic talks and outreach projects, culminating in the society’s award-winning annual conference.

In addition to his role in the Classics Society, Ben is an active member of the Durham Union Society, where he helps senior members organise debates and promote free speech at Durham.