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Life at Selwyn

  • Wed, 01/05/2024 - 14:17

    The author and broadcaster Nick Bryant gave Selwyn’s Ramsay Murray lecture on Friday May 10th. This is our annual flagship event at which previous speakers have ranged from Niall Ferguson to Bridget Kendall and from Trevor Phillips to Amanda Vickery.

     

    Nick Bryant Panel

     

    Dr Bryant argued that the current crisis in American politics is nothing new. Indeed, the divisions in the republic go back to its foundations; and Donald Trump is part of an historical tradition rather than an unprecedented phenomenon. His talk, followed by questions and answers with the audience in the Quarry Whitehouse auditorium, can be viewed here:  

     

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Q1rEKfGha4