Out of the ashes of Empire

12 Feb 2013

The new identities and ideologies that emerged in East Asia after the fall of Japan’s Empire have rarely been studied. Now, as the region again becomes a major theatre in world politics, a new project aims to tell that history from the inside.

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Tea Party protest against President Obama's healthcare reforms

Healthcare - from post-communism to Obama

23 Jun 2011

The fierce opposition to President Obama’s healthcare policy in the US and the challenges facing health reformists in post-communist Europe are to be examined at the University of Cambridge.

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A bird's eye view of the Kremlin, Moscow

A Russian Odyssey

05 Jun 2011

In 1998, Rachel Polonsky began a 10-year exploration of Russia which culminated in the publication of her book, "Molotov's Magic Lantern". She told the Hay Festival the extraordinary story behind her research.

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