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Several ways to celebrate June: debating democracy, rescuing America, and British photography

By Prospect   June 2012

A scene from the Hay Festival, 2011 © Sarah Barton

Wednesday 6th

From judgement to atonement: sculpture at Strasbourg, Lincoln and Naumburg

Paul Crossley, Courtauld Institute

University of York, King’s Manor, York, 5.30pm, free, 01904 322622,


Sunday 10th

Is democracy right for the world’s current problems?

Andrew Gamble, David Runciman and Glen Rangwala, University of Cambridge

Hay Festival, Big Tent, Hay-on-Wye, 1pm, £5.25, 01497 822629,


Tuesday 12th

Does the sun cause climate change?

Lucie Green, solar scientist; Mark Maslin, paleoclimatologist

Cheltenham Science Festival, Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, 12.45pm, £7, 08448…

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