Event Date: 30 April 2018
Birkbeck Main Building
Birkbeck, University of London
London WC1E 7HU
Gary Younge – All That Is Solid Melts Into Air – The politics of hope in a time of fragility
Right wing populism stalks Europe and has a representative in the White House. Our politics are destabilised by uncertainty while our economies are undermined by uncertainty. But, argues Gary Younge, the right is not ideologically in the ascendant and there are opportunities in this chaos for progressives.
This is the Barry Amiel and Norman Melburn Trust Annual Lecture organized in collaboration with the Birkbeck Institute for Humanities.
Welcome by Dr Alan Findlayson (Trustee, Barry Amiel and Norman Melburn Trust):
Introduction by Professor Esther Leslie (Birkbeck):