Tuesday, 8 May 2001, 6:00PM
Mansion House

Commerce and Culture in the Late Twentieth Century

Charles Saumarez Smith

This is the 2001 Gresham Special Lecture.
Other Gresham Special Lectures can be accessed here: 

     2013 - The New Face of Europe by Sir Richard Lambert
     2012 - Parliament and the Public: Strangers or Friends? by The Rt Hon John Bercow
     2011 - Reinventing the Wheel by Sir Adam Roberts
     2010 - The Challenges of the new Supreme Court by the Rt Hon the Lord Philips
     2009 - The Ascent of Money by Professor Niall Ferguson
     2008 - Early Christianity and Today by the Archbishop of Canterbury
     2007 - The Beauty of Holiness and its Perils by Sir Roy Strong
     2006 - Walking the Line by Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws
     2005 - Should we trust the Scientists by Professor the Lord Winston
     2004 - Science in a complex world by Sir Martin Rees
     2002 - Towards freedom from hunger by Professor M S Swaminathan  
     2000 - A Global Ethic - A Challenge for the New Millennium by Professor Hans Küng  

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Charles is a British cultural historian specialising in the history of art, design and architecture. He is Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts.

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