Past lectures

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...

Wednesday 21 March 2012

Contrary to much opinion, the current scene of faith-related art is very much alive. There are new commissions for churches and...

Tuesday 20 March 2012

How do the real Crackers operate and how successful are they?  Intuitive approaches to criminal profiling capture the imagination...

Tuesday 20 March 2012

Robbert Dijkgraaf's focus is on string theory, quantum gravity, and the interface between mathematics and particle physics, bringing...

Tuesday 20 March 2012

Beethoven: String Quartet in F major, Op. 18 No.1
With the Wilhelm Quartet

How to be revolutionary without...