The Politics of Speechmaking at the Festival of Ideas

The politics of speechmaking

24 October 2011

Modern politicians are too stuck in a 24/7 media bubble to make the kind of grand speeches associated with past leaders, a debate on political rhetoric at th

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Katy Barrett

Things are getting complicated

24 October 2011

In the recent riots looters made off with some of the items that have come to symbolise our materialistic society - trainers, track suits and flat screen tel

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The Third Temple of Solomon under construction in Sao Paolo

Belief and beyond

23 October 2011

In a Festival of Ideas talk for the public this Tuesday, Cambridge University academic Dr David Lehmann will discuss the enduring power of fundamentalist str

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