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Andrew Hussey

Contributors

Andrew Hussey is Dean of the University of London Institute in Paris, a regular contributor to the Guardian and the New Statesman, and the writer/presenter of several BBC documentaries on French food and art. He is the author of The Game of War: The Life and Death of Guy Debord (2001), and Paris: The Secret History (2006). He was awarded an OBE in the 2011 New Years Honours list for services to cultural relations between the United Kingdom and France. 

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2014

Sunday, 2 March 2014

Beyond the affluent centre of Paris a guerrilla war is ablaze between the secular French state and the former subjects of its Muslim North African colonies. In The French Intifada, cultural historian and journalist Andrew Hussey walks the front lines of this war, with its brutality, bloodshed, and its undertones of anti-Semitism, and traces its origins from the earliest days of empire to the revolutions of the Arab Spring.

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David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.