On the Spot: John Bew

‘What is the most common misconception about my field? That it is ‘great man’ history.’

On the Spot: Anne Applebaum

‘What will future generations judge us most harshly for? That we allowed Donald Trump to violate the US constitution.’

On the Spot: Sushma Jansari

‘People think curators sit about in armchairs drinking tea while occasionally peering at an object. It’s a little more high octane than that.’