Past lectures

Tuesday 30 October 2012

The sexually transmitted disease syphilis is generally thought to have been imported into Europe from the Americas in the late...

Monday 29 October 2012

This symposium explores leadership from a number of angles, focusing on recent contributions to aspects of leadership at the most senior...

Wednesday 24 October 2012

As the eye ages, profound structural changes occur, leading to visual impairment and even blindness.  Exciting discoveries in...

Wednesday 24 October 2012

Originally founded in the 1420s under the terms of the will of Richard Whittington, Guildhall Library now specialises in the history of...

Monday 22 October 2012

John Maynard Keynes was asked how he saw the future and replied “The future is not seen, it is made”. However, you cannot...

Thursday 18 October 2012

John Powell is an experienced medical advisor on a range of television dramas including Casualty 1909 and Downton Abbey...

Wednesday 17 October 2012

Professor Kealey argues the case for world-class universities being established in the UK as charitable bodies independent of the state...

Tuesday 16 October 2012

Aneurin Bevan was the leading postwar representative in Britain of the socialist ideal. He is best remembered for the creation of the...

Monday 15 October 2012

In June 2011 the first ever Mandarin language production of a first class musical opened in Shanghai to an ecstatic reaction from...

Thursday 11 October 2012

Speakers look at the limits to world economic growth from an environmental and economic perspective.  Will inflation caused by...

Wednesday 10 October 2012

By 1900 Britain had produced the world’s largest cities and the first industrial cities. These phenomena led to vast technical,...

Wednesday 10 October 2012

Our only natural satellite has been an object of fascination for humankind since prehistory. Despite being the only other place in the...