Buxton International Festival Perspectives: The necessity of history
14 Jul 2018, 14:30 - 16:00
- Pavilion Arts Centre, St John's Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6BE
Peter Hennessy is joined by David Runciman to explore the relevance and necessity of history at a time of constant transition and change.
Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield FBA Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History, Queen Mary, University of London
Professor David Runciman Professor of Politics, University of Cambridge
We join forces with Buxton International Festival creating the Perspectives series, curated by Peter Hennessy FBA. Reviving the spirit of the revolutionary Georgian Coffee House, the series will explore the issues of our age with some of Britain's foremost thinkers and commentators.