Professor David Runciman

David is a Professor of Politics at the University of Cambridge, and was previously the Head of the University’s Department of Politics and International Studies. His research interests are in twentieth century political thought, particularly ideas of democracy and crisis, and the role of technology in contemporary politics. David co-hosts the podcast Talking Politics, has written a number of books on the themes of democracy and hypocrisy and writes regularly about politics for the London Review of Books.