Politics & Identity, Who Am I? Who are We?
Sat 7th Oct 2017, 12.15pm
Baillie Gifford Big Tent
‘The best Tory Prime Minister we never had’Observer
Chris Patten charts his life from the outer suburbs to the House of Commons, Hong Kong, the BBC and now Oxford University. In First Confessions, he uses each phase of his life to reflect upon its contemporary situation – education, America, conservatism, Ireland, China, Europe and the links between violence and religion. A meditation on personal and political identity, Chris reveals himself as someone who continues to think passionately about the world around him.
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