Charters of Liberty in the 21st Century: a Peter Linebaugh talk

Watch famous historian Peter Linebaugh’s talk at Lincoln Castle on privatisation from 1215 to today You could not be more than five miles from any gallows in Lincolnshire at the time of the Magna Carta or the Charter of the Forest. Back in June, on the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta, renowned historian … Continue reading Charters of Liberty in the 21st Century: a Peter Linebaugh talk

The arts, the law and freedom of speech

Should we let artists speak freely? Julia Farrington weighs up the realities of censorship vs. art unrestrained Police involvement in the cancellation this week of a National Youth Theatre production highlights again the difficult legal challenges for arts organisations putting on contentious work. Can a new set of guidelines help? Reports this week that the … Continue reading The arts, the law and freedom of speech