Past lectures

Monday 29 September 2014

This lecture explores new ways of understanding the crisis that brought war to Europe in the summer of 1914; reflects on some of the...

Wednesday 24 September 2014

The fourth edition of The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain, edited by Sir Roderick Floud, Professor Jane...

Wednesday 24 September 2014

A discussion of the prospects of finding life, simple or intelligent, beyond our own planet. There is the possibility of finding...

Tuesday 23 September 2014

The 1945 general election saw the return of the first ever majority Labour government. The Gallup poll had shown a Labour lead for over...

Thursday 18 September 2014

Money was linked historically to the value of commodities such as gold in order to help preserve its value and encourage its wide and...

Tuesday 16 September 2014

The seventeenth century mathematician Pierre de Fermat is mainly remembered for contributions to number theory even though he often...

Monday 15 September 2014

The lectures will cover various themes – The first three will address Human Rights (the origin of the notion of special human rights in...

Friday 12 September 2014

Somewhere in the centre of a space that contains economics, history and politics there is a need for the state to control the value of...

Monday 25 August 2014

Gresham College is thrilled to welcome Martin Elliott as our new Gresham Professor of Physic. Martin Elliott is Co-Medical Director at...

Monday 11 August 2014

Professor Carolyn Roberts is the first Frank Jackson Professor of the Environment at Gresham College. She is also a Senior Scientist at...

Monday 28 July 2014

Christopher Page, the Gresham Professor of Music, introduces his upcoming series of lectures, discusses the themes that will be...

Monday 21 July 2014

An introduction to Professor Tony Mann and his series of free public lectures on Computing Mathematics.