Text full multimedia monochrome

First time here?

Find out more about how The Lecture List works.

Do you organise talks?

Register to tell us about them. The Lecture List is a great place to be listed, but it's also an easy place to upload your information to. It's very simple and costs nothing. Find out more

Help!

Find out what you can do to keep The Lecture List online

The Economist Debate at Hay 2005

'History will be kinder to Bush and Blair than to Chirac and Schroeder'


Will the Anglo-American alliance of the early 21st century go down in history as a bungling neo-imperialist adventure that divided the advanced industrialised countries while infuriating the poor and powerless? Or will it be seen as the first attempt to confront seriously the security problems of the post-9/11 world, spreading democracy, however clumsily, and serving notice on the cynical realpolitik of the Cold War. Should the west advance its interests only through soft power and diplomacy, as “Old Europe” believes, or is playing by the old rules a dangerous delusion that Britain and America have rightly abandoned?


Speaker(s):

Mr Jon Snow | talks | www
Roy Hattersley | talks
Christopher Hitchens | talks
Mr John Micklethwait | talks | www
Mr Mark Leonard | talks

 

Date and Time:

28 May 2005 at 6:45 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

The Guardian Hay Festival
Administered from: The Drill Hall
25 Lion Street
Hay-on-Wye
HR3 5AD
0870 990 1299
http://www.hayfestival.com
Show map

Organised by:

The Economist
See other talks organised by The Economist...

 

Tickets:

£9.00

Available from:

Box office on 0870 990 1299 or register online at www.hayfestival.com

Register to tell a friend about this lecture.

Comments

If you would like to comment about this lecture, please register here.



 

Any ad revenue is entirely reinvested into the Lecture List's operating fund