Conor Gearty was the the first Rausing Director of LSE’s new Centre for the Study of Human Rights. He has been a visiting professor at a number of universities abroad and has also been an external examiner at many universities in the UK and Ireland. Conor is a Fellow of the British Academy and a Bencher of the ancient Inn of Court the Middle Temple. His latest book Liberty and Security has just been published by Polity.

The discussion will be chaired by the Warden, Lord Macdonald QC