Guy Lodge, co-editor of Juncture and an associate director at IPPR.
Linda Colley is the Shelby MC Davis 1958 professor of history at Princeton University. She specialises in British history since 1700, and has written extensively about Britain’s past in a broad European, imperial and global context. Her book Britons: Forging the Nation 1707–1837 won the Wolfson prize for history, and her more recent work The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: A Woman in World History was nominated one of the 10 best books of 2007 by the New York Times.
She is currently working on a project about empire and constitution-making after 1776, and on a new book and accompanying BBC Radio 4 series, Acts of Union, Acts of Disunion, which will be published and broadcast in early 2014.
Published in: openDemocracyUKInterview: Linda Colley on the history and future of England, Britain and Britishness
Historian Linda Colley rejects the idea that British disintegration is inevitable but says a new constitutional...