Bernard Lewis

July 1, 2014

Fifty Years of The New York Review of Books and its Arguments

By Antonia Roupell On Thursday 26 June an audience collected at the Frontline Club to watch Martin Scorsese and his longtime documentary collaborator David Tedeschi‚Äôs latest film: The 50 Year Argument. This multi-layered documentary offered a unique historical retrospective over the last 50 years through the eyes of the iconic New York Review of Books. […]


April 7, 2011

Can the West be trusted to support democracy in the Middle East and North Africa?

What can Western powers  do to aid genuine democracy in the Middle East and North Africa and can they be trusted, given the way that authoritarian regimes have been propped up in pursuit of ‘stability’ in the past? These were two themes that emerged from April’s First Wednesday discussion last night, which focused on the way […]