Some of the world's greatest academics and most brilliant minds help us deliver over 130 free, public lectures every academic year.

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Visiting Professors

Our Visiting Professors typically serve for one year and help us deliver lectures on subjects beyond our historic remit, including on cutting-edge science, current legal, political and artistic thought. 

Other Speakers

We invite many other leading thinkers, including Gresham's Emeritus Professors, to deliver lectures each year on under-represented, topical or ground-breaking subjects. We also accept submissions for lectures - read more