Leaders in SHAPE

Meet the most influential figures within and beyond academia, shaping the fields of social sciences, humanities and the arts.

SHAPE (Social sciences, humanities & the arts for people and the economy) is a new collective name for those subjects that help us understand ourselves, others and the human world around us.

In-conversations

Tristram Hunt

Director of the V&A and former Labour MP Tristram Hunt joins Conor Gearty to discuss his life and career.

Laura Bates

Bestselling writer and founder of the Everyday Sexism Project Laura Bates joins Conor Gearty to discuss her life and career.

Philippe Sands

Award-winning author, academic and barrister Philippe Sands joins Conor Gearty to discuss his life and career.

Hermione Lee FBA

Literary biographer and academic Hermione Lee joins Conor Gearty to discuss her work and latest book 'Tom Stoppard: A Life'.

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