13 September 2012

The Small Society: What Happens when England Shrinks?

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We’ve heard a lot about the “Big Society” in recent years. Yet for centuries some of England’s most ardent defenders have been following the example of Shakespeare’s John of Gaunt, who famously praised England as a “little world” threatened by change and, perhaps, dissolution too…. I’ll be giving a lecture on this tendency towards miniaturisation on October 25th. It’s a public event organised as part of the Arts & Humanities Festival at King’s College London. It’s free but booking is necessary. Details

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