What is Gresham College and What Makes it Important?

Gresham College is far from a typical college. We set no exams, award no qualifications and have no students. Instead we prove free lectures to anyone and everyone who's interested. Our Provost, Professor Sir Richard Evans FBA explains.

Professor Sir Richard Evans FBA has delivered several lectures at the College. You can find them here.

Professor Sir Richard Evans

Professor Sir Richard Evans

Professor of Rhetoric

Professor Sir Richard Evans FBA was Provost of Gresham College from 2014-2020. He is a world-renowned historian and academic, with many of his books now acknowledged as seminal works in the field of modern history. He was Regius Professor of History at the University of Cambridge from 2008 until his retirement in September 2014. 

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