WATCH: The Oxford Putney Debates explainer trailer
Get the lowdown on our first ever online-only Oxford Putney Debates
Weds 21st October: Keynote Lecture: The Future of Parliamentary Sovereignty
Weds 28th October: Debate 1
Weds 4th November: Debate 2
Weds 11th November: Debate 3
Weds 18th November: Final Debate
Watch Tony Benn on why the Putney Debates matter today
"Every generation has to fight the same battle again and again: there is no destination called democracy. That’s the interest of the Putney Debates."
Britain's constitutional origins
What were the Putney Debates?
Discover how a group of liberal radicals challenged the existing order through an extraordinary series of debates that paved the way for many of the civil liberties we value today.
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