Lincoln Allison

Lincoln Allison is Emeritus Reader of Politics at the University of Warwick

A great tradition of Shakespearean songs have been all but forgotten

When will we stop herding unwilling children into an academic schooling many of them don’t want or need?

We must sweep aside today’s pervasive fearfulness. Instead we should feel free to offend — and not take offence when others treat us equally robustly

Inside long-ago Alpine “reading parties” with Oxford University’s most exclusive secret society

Lincoln Allison says the torrent of popular school stories that followed Tom Brown’s Schooldays inverted its central message of Christian reform

The Erasmus scheme is a political project not designed to work well academically

Lincoln Allison lays bare the strictly non-socialist argument for the NHS

Lincoln Allison is moved by a cache of his father’s wartime love letters and what they reveal about conflict, his parents’ relationship — and a huge generational chasm

Bob Lord, the chairman of Burnley FC from 1955 to 1981, had a shrewd view of how the world worked and where it was heading

This biography on Sir Stanley Rous and sport in the twentieth century is scholarly, balanced and well-written, says Lincoln Allison