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David Runciman

Project Leader, 2016 - March 2020


David Runciman is Professor of Politics and currently Head of the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) at Cambridge.  He is joint-PI on two major research projects based in CRASSH: Conspiracy and Democracy and Technology and Democracy.  His books include Political Hypocrisy and The Confidence Trap: A History of Democracy in Crisis and he writes regularly about politics for the London Review of Books.  His inaugural lecture 'Political Theory and Real Politics in the Age of the Internet' can be viewed here.

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