Past lectures

Friday 13 April 2012

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Claude Debussy (1862-1918) the Institute of Musical Research in collaboration with...

Thursday 12 April 2012

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Claude Debussy (1862-1918) the Institute of Musical Research in collaboration with...

Wednesday 11 April 2012

For 80 years the BBC Governors were charged with regulating the BBC and representing the interests of the licence fee payers. The...

Tuesday 3 April 2012

A look at the way the Roman Empire has sometimes been used as an historical precedent for the European Union, and specifically the way...

Friday 30 March 2012

This seminar provides an opportunity to examine in greater details some of the issues raised in Lord Harries' series of Gresham lectures...

Thursday 29 March 2012

This lecture outlines the challenges of modern-day society and how they affect a charity's ability to deliver its purpose, and...

Wednesday 28 March 2012

All universities are anxious to raise funds and some have come under criticism for accepting funds from despotic regimes which are...

Tuesday 27 March 2012

European empires, re-divided after the defeat of Germany in 1918, continued to expand after the First World War, reaching their greatest...

Tuesday 27 March 2012

What can maths tells us about the best way to rig a rowing eight? Does a cox help or hinder a racing boat? How does the speed of a kayak...

Monday 26 March 2012

This lecture is a part of the series Twenty-First Century Threats. Other lectures in this series include the following:
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Monday 26 March 2012

The extraordinary story of this neglected quarter of London that in the late 19th century boasted seven major hospitals, of which only...

Wednesday 21 March 2012

Studying the history of spectacles brings together the twin themes of technological development and mankind's increasing understanding...