"David Goodhart vs. Lord Bhikhu Parekh: On immigration and integration"
About David Goodhart:
David Goodhart is Head of the Demography, Immigration, and Integration Unit at Policy Exchange, an educational charity and think tank, as well as being Director of the Integration Hub website. He is the author of political bestseller The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics (Hurst). He is also former Director of Demos, and former Editor of Prospect magazine, which he founded in 1995, and where he remains Editor-at-Large. David is a prominent figure in public debate in the UK, as a well-known broadcaster, author, commentator, and journalist.
About Professor the Lord Bhikhu Parekh:
Educated at the Universities of Bombay and London, Lord Parekh is a Fellow of both the Royal Society of Arts and the Academy of the Learned Societies for Social Sciences, as well as being Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Westminster. He was awarded a UK life peerage in 2000 and the Padma Bhushan by the Indian Government in 2007. Lord Parekh was chair of the Runnymede Commission on the Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain (1998-2000), whose report, The Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain, was published in 2000. He is vice-chairman of the Gandhi Foundation, a trustee of the Anne Frank Educational Trust, and a member of the National Commission on Equal Opportunity. His main academic interests include political philosophy, the history of political thought, social theory, ancient and modern Indian political thought, and the philosophy of ethnic relations.