Tristram Hunt

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Tristram Hunt's diary: where to find hope at Labour conference

24 September 2016 9:00 am

‘Are you here to seek political asylum?’ asked a clever young student after my lecture at the National University of…

English cross of St George flags hanging from windows.

Labour must stop feeling repulsed by the idea of Englishness

21 May 2016 9:00 am

My party needs to stop being scared of patriotism

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Tristram Hunt’s Diary: Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘revenge reshuffle’ has distracted attention from several Tory disasters

16 January 2016 9:00 am

Whatever you do, don’t allow your six-year-old to be caught short at Crewkerne station. With the rain pouring and the…


Tristram Hunt’s diary: The rainy glories of Devon – and a cold political climate

5 September 2015 9:00 am

‘Devon, Devon, Devon/ Where it rains six days out of seven.’ Nothing beats a British seaside holiday. And north Devon…

Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx with Jenny, Eleanor and Laura Marx, 1864

Caught between Marx and a monster

5 July 2014 9:00 am

‘Curious to see Mrs Aveling addressing the enormous crowd, curious to see the eyes of the women fixed upon her…

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Tristram Hunt's diary: Why has Gove allowed a school that makes women wear the hijab?

19 October 2013 9:00 am

ONE OF THE MINOR sociological treats of being appointed shadow education secretary is a frontbench view of David Cameron’s crimson…

Eastleigh by-election

How Eastleigh will show Labour is working

23 February 2013 9:00 am

Labour is serious about winning in the south

Indian Finance Minister Mukherjee Unveils FY13 Federal Budget

This old House

29 December 2012 9:00 am

India’s parliament may be about to move out of its rickety old building. Can anyone imagine ours doing that?

Gove’s paradox

21 April 2012 4:00 pm

The Education Secretary’s free schools agenda is at odds with his populist rhetoric about history teaching


Wedgwood Museum: At risk

18 December 2010 12:00 am

We are fairly certain that the late Robert Maxwell never met the even later Josiah Wedgwood, but Cap’n Bob’s nefarious legacy is now being keenly felt by Wedgwood’s descendants.


2 June 2010 12:00 am

Tristram Hunt opens his diary

Eat, drink and be communist

15 April 2009 12:00 am

In a time of recession, Tristram Hunt celebrates the inspiration of Friedrich Engels, who saw no contradiction between socialist beliefs and aristocratic pleasures