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Can These Bones Live?
Hilary Mantel on how historical fiction can make the past come to life
Hilary Mantel on how fiction changes when adapted for stage or screen
War and Humanity
Is war an essential part of being human? Margaret MacMillan explores the history of war
Fearing and Loving: Making Sense of the Warrior
The 2018 Reith Lectures with Margaret MacMillan: Is war an essential part of being human?
Civilians and War
How civilians have been deliberately targeted and why women are singled out in mass rapes
Managing the Unmanageable
War's Fatal Attraction
Law’s expanding empire
Former UK judge Jonathan Sumption on the relationship between law and politics
In praise of politics
Human rights and wrongs
The concepts of human rights have a long history but should judges or parliament decide?
Rights and the ideal constitution
Which rights should be put beyond democratic choice and addressed via the courts?
Shifting the foundations
Former UK judge Jonathan Sumption on how to restore faith in democracy