David Runciman

David Runciman discusses with Ivan six things which he thinks should be better known. This episode was recorded the day before the local elections.

Professor David Runciman was Head of the University of Cambridge’s Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) from 2014 to 2018. His research interests are in twentieth century political thought, particularly ideas of democracy and crisis, and the role of technology in contemporary politics. David’s new book is How Democracy Ends, published by Profile. David also writes regularly about politics for the London Review of Books. He presents the Talking Politics podcast.

1. The World As I Found It by Bruce Duffy https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B005UF5NJI/

2. Darwin Among the Machines http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-ButFir-t1-g1-t1-g1-t4-body.html

3. New Yorker Fiction podcast https://www.newyorker.com/podcast/fiction

4. Joni Mitchell singing Coyote in the Last Waltz https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7MbmXklj3Q

5. Andy Bush’s Indie Disco https://planetradio.co.uk/absolute-radio/shows/andy-bush-s-indie-disco/

6. Democracy https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v42/n07/david-runciman/too-early-or-too-late

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