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

Essay/
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