In the backdrop of the European Union’s (EU) economic crises, the international community’s focus has shifted towards Asia. Gateway House interviews renowned historian and scholar Timothy Garton Ash on the lessons Asia can learn from Europe, Britian’s role in the EU and political morality.
Timothy Garton Ash
PROFESSOR OF EUROPEAN STUDIES, ISAIAH BERLIN PROFESSORIAL FELLOW, AND HONORARY CHAIR OF THE EUROPEAN STUDIES CENTRE
Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies, Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow and Honorary Chair of the European Studies Centre and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. His essays appear regularly in the New York Review of Books and he writes a weekly column in The Guardian. He has written extensively about the recent history and politics of Europe. His books include The Polish Revolution: Solidarity (1983); The Uses of Adversity: Essays on the Fate of Central Europe (1989); We the People: The Revolution of '89 witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin and Prague (1990); In Europe's Name: Germany and the Divided Continent (1993); The File: A Personal History (1997); History of the Present: Essays, Sketches and Despatches from Europe in the 1990s (1997), Free World: Why a crisis of the West reveals the opportunity of our time (2004) and, most recently, Facts are Subversive: Political Writing from a Decade Without a Name (2009). He is currently researching on the future of free speech in a multicultural and interconnected world - on which he is writing a book - and the relationship between an enlarged European Union, the U.S., and China.
European History And Politics
Last modified: December 21, 2017