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Peter Hennessy: interview

Lord Peter Hennessy of Nympsfield FBA explores the idea of the UK as a healthy, open democracy through the study of history.

History • Peter Hennessy

An edited transcript of the longer interview is available to download here.

These interviews were conceived as an integral part of the Prospering Wisely project. They illuminate some of the personal stories behind the subjects’ academic careers, research and scholarship – as well as presenting evidence of the multiple ways in which the humanities and social sciences contribute to our overall prosperity. They also discuss the need for academics to be challenging, and to reach out to wider audiences.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 23 (February 2014).