Writing in 1997, Ralf Dahrendorf referred to his favourite countries: Britain and Germany, and the Europe – even the Europe – to which they both belong; his commitment to public service, to academia, to politics and to liberalism has been visible in all of them. Born in Hamburg, that most anglophile of German cities, on […]
Meeting report, with Helena Rosenblatt and James Traub
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An examination of the history of the Canadian Liberal Party.
Review of Paul Lendvai, Orbán: Europe’s New Strongman (C. Hurst & Co., 2017)
An examination of the political background to Emmanuel Macron’s election as French President.
The rise and collapse of the Liberal Party of New Zealand has many parallels with the heyday and decline of the British Liberal Party.
Review of Denis Mack Smith, Mazzini (Yale University Press, 1994).
The history of the Danish social liberal party, Det Radikale Venstre.
Review of Patrick van Schie and Gerrit Voerman (eds.), The Dividing Line Between Success and Failure: a Comparison of Liberalism in the Netherlands and Germany in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Lit Verlag, 2006).
Report of LDHG meeting of September 2000, with Dilys Hill, Terry McDonald and Akaash Maharaj.
Personal recollection of the life of South Africa’s first anti-apartheid MP.
Wilhelm von Humboldt and early German Liberalism.
Reflections on the 2009 parliamentary elections in Germany.
The development of global cooperation between Liberal parties.
Between third force and marginal force: the Free Democratic Party in German politics.