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Jun 4, 2020

Will Selinger is Lecturer in European History, 1700-1850 at University College London. His research has focused on the emergence of representative democracy in the modern world and on the crises to which this political form has repeatedly been subject. His first book, Parliamentarism: From Burke to Weber, was published...


May 28, 2020

Mark Towsey is Professor of the History of the Book at the University of Liverpool. His most recent book is Reading History in Britain and America, c. 1750-1840 (Cambridge). In April 2020, Dr Max Skjönsberg interviewed Professor Towsey about the book.


May 21, 2020

James Hankins is Professor of History at Harvard University and founder and General Editor of the I Tatti Renaissance Library. He is the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Philosophy and Renaissance Civic Humanism and is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities on humanist political...


May 14, 2020

Dr Joanne Paul is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of Sussex. Her most recent book is Council and Command in Early Modern English Thought (CUP), which was published in the prestigious Ideas in Context series.  Professor Iain McDaniel from the University of Sussex interviewed her about...


May 7, 2020

Professor John Robertson (Cambridge & St Andrews) delivered this lecture at the University of St Andrews on February 27, 2020. The event was organised by the Institute of Legal and Constitutional Research in collaboration with the Institute of Intellectual History.