British academy

Professor Lord (Bhikhu) Parekh

Professor Lord (Bhikhu) Parekh

Centennial Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science

Year Elected: 2003

A leading interpreter of the history of political theory, he has written books on Bentham, Marx and Gandhi. His most recent writings have been on the dilemmas of policy in multi-ethnic Britain and the political theories and principles that should guide thinking on these issues.