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* Backdoor Broadcasting Company
Open Lectures & Talks'The Backdoor Broadcasting Company’s Academic Service specializes in web-casting academic conferences, symposia, public lectures, workshops and seminars in order to further the dissemination of academic research ...
Online Lectures & Talks... To make this service as cheap and as efficient as possible, we broadcast audio (sound) only, and with limited interactivity. Primarily we broadcast a conference/event live, we record it and make it available for download. Every event will have its dedicated webpage with supporting information and text, as well as contacts and links to the contributors ... As a service provider, we are hired by the conference/event organisers and are free to the listener. After the live broadcast all contributions will be placed in our archive, which is accessible as a free internet resource. Our main aim is to assist with the dissemination of research.'
Type of BodyWeb Portal
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1469
Visits to Website1201

* TED - Ideas Worth Spreading
Open Lectures & Talks'On, we make the best talks and performances from TED and partners available to the world, for free. More than 900 TEDTalks are now available, with more added each week. All of the talks are subtitled in English, and many are subtitled in various languages.'
Online Lectures & Talks'This website is provided as a public service to promote the spread of good ideas. It welcomes anyone willing to join us in this pursuit. You are encouraged to view as many talks as you wish for free, and to share what you learn with others both online and offline. Anyone can join by providing basic contact information ...'
Also IndexedTEDTalks
Type of BodyWeb Portal
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1385
Visits to Website744

* University of Cambridge

The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TN
Open Lectures & Talks'What's On' - and can filter by 'Talks'.
Online Lectures & TalksFor online lectures and talks, go to the University's Home Page, then >>> Video and Audio.
Historic CountyCambridgeshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1499
Visits to Website1093

* University of London

Senate House, Malet Street, Camden, WC1E 7HU, London
Open Lectures & TalksEvents at the University of London 'The forthcoming events listed on this page are organised by the central University. For more information about events taking place at the constituent Colleges, Institutes and Activities, please refer to the "Also see events at" section further down the page ...'
Online Lectures & Talks'Recordings of School lectures, seminars and conferences, interviews and other content are available from the University of London platform on iTunes U as well as from our video and podcast pages, and YouTube and Tumblr channels.'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1038
Visits to Website1083

*iTunes U
Open Lectures & Talks'Discover iTunes U and never stop learning. Download lectures, discussions, language lessons, and more — all from top universities, schools, and other cultural institutions around the world ...
Online Lectures & Talks... With the iTunes U app, you can even take complete courses on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. So whether you’re a college student or a student of life, learn for free with iTunes U ...'
Type of BodyPublisher
Views 'Full' Record + MAP824
Visits to Website773

21st Century Challenges

1 Kensington Gore, Westminster, SW7 2AR, London
Open Lectures & Talks'The aim of the 21st Century Challenges series ... is to improve public understanding of, and engagement with, some of the key issues likely to affect our lives and society in the coming years and thereby aid people in making their own informed decisions and judgements on these issues.'
Online Lectures & TalksExtensive series of video and audio transcripts.
Also IndexedRoyal Geographical Society
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1595
Visits to Website2279

Africa College Partnership
Navigate Website>>> Knowledge Exchange >>> Online Lectures
Open Lectures & Talks'The success of Africa College will depend upon how our research and activities make a difference and an impact. To help achieve this Africa College has developed a communications strategy to enhance the exchange and use of knowledge by a wide range of stakeholders - from policy makers to farmers.'
Online Lectures & Talks'A collection of on-line lectures of scientists from Africa, Europe and the USA on Human Health & Sustainable Agriculture in Sub Saharan Africa. Many of the lectures are from the Africa College seminar series.'
Also IndexedUniversity of Leeds | International Institute of Tropical Agriculture | International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology
Historic CountyYorkshire West Riding
Views 'Full' Record + MAP847
Visits to Website788

African Studies Centre

St Anthony's College, 62 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6JF, South East
Open Lectures & Talks'The African Studies Centre organises a lively programme of seminars, workshops and international conferences.'
Also IndexedUniversity of Oxford
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1013
Visits to Website1563

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3BA, North East
Navigate Website>>> What's On >>> Artist Events
Open Lectures & Talks'These events explore BALTIC's exhibitions further through talks, tours, discussions and special events. They will often involve exhibiting artists, or experts who can offer further insight into the story behind the works on show.'
Online Lectures & TalksBALTIC produce a series of freely available, monthly audio and video podcasts designed to enhance your access to BALTIC. An ongoing series featuring artists and curators, they explore current and forthcoming exhibitions and projects at BALTIC. They provide ideal audio and visual accompaniment useful prior, during or after any visit to BALTIC, or even if you can’t visit and want to find out more about contemporary art.'
Historic CountyDurham
Type of BodyMuseum & Gallery
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1318
Visits to Website1020


64 St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3LY, South East
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional lectures. Enquire about attendance.
Online Lectures & TalksResources 'This section of our website offers you the chance to access for private use, subject to copyright, talks, papers, occasional sermons, audio files, and video clips from events at Blackfriars. The views contained in these resources are those of their respective authors.'
Named Lectures & TalksAquinas Lecture | Elizabeth Anscombe Memorial Lecture | George Pire Lecture
Also IndexedLas Casas Institute
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Type of BodyReligious Body
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1249
Visits to Website931

Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera

Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG, South East
Open Lectures & TalksRange of lectures, talks and related events, some organized by the Friends of the Bodleian Lectures: 'All our lectures are FREE unless otherwise stated'.
Online Lectures & TalksBODcast Library 'The library contains free digital recordings, or BODcasts, from special events and other highlights throughout the year.'
Named Lectures & TalksAubrey Lunchtime Lectures | Lyell Lectures
Also IndexedUniversity of Oxford
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Type of BodyLibrary & Archive
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1317
Visits to Website988

British Museum, The

Great Russell Street, Camden, WC1B 3DG, London
Open Lectures & TalksClearly-laid out Calendar covering Daytime events ('Gallery talks, lectures, films and exhibition introductions') and Evening events ('Lectures, debates, performances and films'), as well as many other events at the Museum.
Online Lectures & TalksNote the Section Recorded Events within the Events Calendar.
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyMuseum & Gallery
Views 'Full' Record + MAP944
Visits to Website907

Cambridge Festival of Ideas

University of Cambridge, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TN, Eastern
Open Lectures & Talks'The Festival of Ideas celebrates the arts, humanities and social sciences through performances, film screenings, hands on activities, talks and workshops - for free!' Latest Dates 19 October - 1 November 2015.
Online Lectures & Talks'Check out the Video and Audio page to catch up on any events you missed.'
Also IndexedUniversity of Cambridge
Historic CountyCambridgeshire
Type of BodyFestival
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1210
Visits to Website709

Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Campus, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, CT1 1QU, South East
Navigate Website>>> Lectures/Seminars >>> Public Events
Open Lectures & Talks'Each year in the spring and autumn, we invite you to hear the latest views and experiences of leading figures of international, national and local acclaim. Each series has a varied line-up of well-known speakers, all experts in their field. Their lectures will not only appeal to those with an interest in the subject, but their thoughts and insights will be informative and entertaining for everyone. Most lectures last one hour and are free of charge. Tickets or reservations may be required for some. Please see the programme for details.'
Online Lectures & TalksPublic Lecture Series podcast 'Subscribe to the podcast series to keep up to date with the latest talks from the experts. Subscribing allows you to receive the latest podcast direct to your MP3 player or computer. Or you can download the audio files ...'
Historic CountyKent
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1779
Visits to Website860

Centre for Economic Performance [LSE]

London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, Westminster, WC2A 2AE, London
Open Lectures & TalksIntensive series of specialist lectures, many accessible to non-researchers, plus occasional public lectures.
Online Lectures & TalksVideos and Podcasts provide interviews and recordings of events.
Also IndexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1022
Visits to Website1112

Centre for Intellectual History [Sussex]

University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9QN, South East
Open Lectures & Talks'Maintains a lively and varied events programme, ranging from monthly seminars to our widely popular symposia series New Work in Intellectual History. SCIH also organises and sponsors conferences (both at Sussex and elsewhere), workshops and a public lecture series entitled Sussex Lectures in Intellectual History.'
Online Lectures & TalksThe public lecture series is made 'available as video and audio podcasts'.
Named Lectures & TalksJohn Burrow Memorial Lecture
Also IndexedUniversity of Sussex
Historic CountySussex
Views 'Full' Record + MAP991
Visits to Website834

Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy [SOAS]

SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Camden, WC1H 0XG, London
Open Lectures & Talks'The Centre hosts a number of annual and guest lectures during the course of the academic year. In addition, we organise a series of lectures relating to the practice of the diplomacy and international affairs, and to International Relations (co-organised by the SOAS Politics department).' Enquire about attendance.
Online Lectures & Talks'The Centre also works with the SOAS OpenAir Radio station to provide high quality podcasts of its guest lectures and conferences.'
Also IndexedSchool of Oriental and African Studies
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1037
Visits to Website826

Centre for Policy Studies

57 Tufton Street, Westminster, SW1P 3QL, London
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & TalksOrganize a range of lectures and related events.
Online Lectures & TalksIncludes recordings of recent happenings sponsored by the Centre.
Named Lectures & TalksKeith Joseph Memorial Lecture | Margaret Thatcher Lecture | Ruttenberg Lecture
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyThink Tank
Views 'Full' Record + MAP878
Visits to Website780

Darwin College

Silver Street, Cambridge, CB3 9EU, Eastern
Open Lectures & TalksDarwin Lecture Series 'In the second term of every academic year since 1986 Darwin College has organised a series of eight public lectures. Each series has been built around a single theme, approached in a multi-disciplinary way, and with each lecture prepared for a general audience by a leading authority on his or her subject ... The Darwin College Lectures are very popular, each attended by around 600 people, so you must arrive early to ensure a place. Stewards at the door follow a strict Admissions Policy to ensure fairness. An adjacent overflow theatre (with live TV coverage) is provided for those who cannot be seated in the main hall.'
Online Lectures & Talks'Audio and selected videos of the Darwin lectures are available on: iTunes U; the Streaming Media Service. Darwin College Lectures books are available from Cambridge University Press.'
Also IndexedUniversity of Cambridge
Historic CountyCambridgeshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1265
Visits to Website905

Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & TalksLists occasional events open to the general public. Often the annotation is something like: 'The seminar is free, but seating is limited. Please reserve by emailing ...'
Online Lectures & Talks'Demos is also busy turning ideas into videos. You can browse our videos ... on our Youtube channel, or on Vimeo. You can subscribe to all new videos ... '
Type of BodyThink Tank
Views 'Full' Record + MAP895
Visits to Website630

Department of Law [LSE]

Houghton Street, Westminster, WC2A 2AE, London
Open Lectures & TalksOffer a 'Law Department Public Lecture' series plus other events which members of the public might attend.
Online Lectures & TalksVideos of some recent lectures.
Also IndexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1571
Visits to Website1547

Department of Philosophy [KCL]

King’s College London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, London
Navigate Website>>> Podcast: The History of Philosophy ...
Open Lectures & TalksOrganize various (live) lectures, talks and related events which might be open to the public: enquire about attendance.
Online Lectures & Talks'Peter Adamson, Professor of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of Western philosophy, "without any gaps". Beginning with the earliest ancient thinkers, the series will look at the ideas and lives of the major philosophers (eventually covering in detail such giants as Plato, Aristotle, Avicenna, Aquinas, Descartes, and Kant) as well as the lesser-known figures of the tradition.'
Also IndexedKing's College London | History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1668
Visits to Website983

Economic History Society
Open Lectures & TalksAnnual Tawney Lecture, usually as part of Annual Conference. Enquire about attendance.
Online Lectures & TalksOffer a range of podcasts, including of the Tawney Lectures.
Named Lectures & TalksTawney Memorial Lecture
Views 'Full' Record + MAP835
Visits to Website1075

Edinburgh International Television Festival
Open Lectures & TalksUsually held early Autumn.
Online Lectures & TalksRange of video lectures including the MacTaggart Lecture.
Named Lectures & TalksJames MacTaggart Memorial Lecture
Historic CountyMidlothian
Type of BodyFestival
Views 'Full' Record + MAP679
Visits to Website545

Faculty of Laws [UCL]

Faculty of Law, Bentham House, Endsleigh Gardens, Camden, WC1H 0EG
Navigate Website>>> Current Legal Problems Lectures
Open Lectures & TalksCurrent Legal Problems Lectures 'They are public lectures and are free of charge.'
Online Lectures & TalksSite also provides access to audio/video transcripts of some of the Faculty's previous lectures: check the Link Events Replay.
Named Lectures & TalksMishcon Lecture | Sir Hugh Laddie Annual Lecture
Also IndexedUCL
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1972
Visits to Website1196

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