Timothy Garton Ash
Professor, University of Oxford

Timothy Garton Ash is a historian and writer. He is professor of European studies at the University of Oxford, Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St Antony’s College, and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He is also the director of the Free Speech Debate. His latest book is Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World (2016).

Written by Timothy Garton Ash

August Landmesser refuses to perform the Nazi salute during a visit to the Hamburg shipyards by Adolf Hitler in 1936. Photo courtesy Wikipedia

Values and beliefs
Courage and free speech

Throughout human history there have been individuals who have been ready to risk everything for their beliefs

Timothy Garton Ash