4 episodes

Professor Conor Gearty meets the most influential figures within and beyond academia, shaping the fields of social sciences, humanities and the arts.

Leaders in SHAPE The British Academy

    • Science

Professor Conor Gearty meets the most influential figures within and beyond academia, shaping the fields of social sciences, humanities and the arts.

    Tristram Hunt

    Tristram Hunt

    Director of the V&A and former Labour MP Tristram Hunt joins Conor Gearty in conversation.

    • 44 min
    Laura Bates

    Laura Bates

    Bestselling writer and founder of the Everyday Sexism Project Laura Bates joins Conor Gearty to discuss her life and career. Please be aware that this episode discusses topics such as online abuse and sexual violence, which some might find triggering.

    • 43 min
    Philippe Sands

    Philippe Sands

    Author, academic and barrister Philippe Sands joins Conor Gearty to discuss his life and career.

    • 44 min
    Hermione Lee

    Hermione Lee

    Literary biographer and academic Hermione Lee joins Conor Gearty to discuss her work and latest book 'Tom Stoppard: A Life'.

    • 37 min

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