FORA.tv Speaker - Maria Grasso

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Biography

Maria Grasso is Stipendiary Lecturer in Politics at St Hugh's College, University of Oxford and she is completing her PhD on the decline of political involvement and activism in Western Europe at Nuffield College, University of Oxford. She has written, debated and been invited to comment on national radio and television on issues surrounding political engagement, free speech, education and radicalism. Maria has been on the Battle of Ideas committee for the past four years. Her articles have appeared on The Isis magazine, the Oxford Forum and spiked. Grasso co-convenes the Institute of Ideas Postgraduate Forum at the London School of Economics. The Forum provides an opportunity for students in the arts, humanities and social sciences present their work in a context that encourages reflection on how the social and political trends shaping the contemporary world interact and cut across disciplinary boundaries. Grasso is also co-organiser of the IoI Current Affairs Forum.

2 Programs

Battle of Ideas: Scared of the Kids

11.02.08 | 01:30:37 min | 4 comments

Radicalism Then and Now: The Legacy of 1968

11.02.08 | 01:37:41 min | 0 comments