Authors Posts by Hugh Burns

Hugh Burns


The scarcity of economic enterprise

We have to rely on a handful of experts to tackle 'the big other', according to Hugh Burns

Should gay marriage get the go-ahead?

Hugh Burns urges Cameron to stand his ground on the issue of gay marriage

An alternate look at Freshers’ Week

Freshers' Week in its current form gives incoming students a warped and potentially damaging perspective on university life, argues Hugh Burns

A question of ideology?

The media's reaction to the tragedy in Norway has been too knee-jerk and simplistic, argues Hugh Burns

Why Twitter is a serious threat to society

Hugh Burns makes the case for the value of injunctions, and argues that Twitter has deeply troubling implications for privacy


India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...

The ‘Brideshead Revisited’ reputation haunting Oxford

Is there any truth in the fictional portrayals of the University?

Oxford grad launches new access initiative

The new organisation aims to connect disadvantaged students with Oxbridge mentors

Which TV show has the best intro music?

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but what about a show by its intro?