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Below are some of my latest posts to my website. I hope you enjoy reading them.

Phil

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Rethinking the Legacy 1968

The conference was a day of discussions bringing together different generations of writers, researchers and activists to consider the political and cultural legacies of 1968, and their bearing on the future prospects for a more democratic, equal and participatory society.  The aim was to help  rekindle the intellectual excitement that characterised the political counter culture of the Sixties but focused …

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'1968' , THE COMING OF AGE STORY AND THE VIEW FROM LEFT FIELD

Note: This is the text of a keynote address to  the 'Rethinking 1968' Conference on September 21st 2018. There is a video of this presentation  and a linked powerpoint elsewhere on my website. The party spirit Googling Festschrift ( as one does) I discovered  that it is a relatively recent practice, inaugurated by intellectual emigres from Germany  to the USA …

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