David Starkey

David Starkey, Honorary Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge and Honorary Professor of History at the University of Buckingham, is one of Britain’s leading historians. He is the author of many books and has guest-curated several major historical exhibitions.

Is Boris Johnson reminiscent of Churchill or a very different PM?

The resemblance between woke and the Reformation goes beyond means to content

The resemblance between woke and the Reformation goes beyond means to content

Rules mean nothing without the means to enforce them

Number 10, as a court, is now more-or-less sui generis

The campaign to put up a statue to Bristol’s greatest benefactor wasn’t about Colston, it was about Bristol

The modern hegemony of the “liberal professions” has become one of the principal challenges to liberal democracy

Wokeness is less an intellectual position and more a form of wish-fulfilment

Francis Fukuyama got it very wrong

Boris Johnson’s ‘one great indivisible United Kingdom’ is neither one, nor indivisible, nor united