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Birkbeck Arts Week

Malet Street, Camden, WC1E 7HX, London
Open Lectures & TalksIncludes 'lectures, readings, taster courses and panel discussions and is Birkbeck’s annual showcase of the varied enterprises of Birkbeck academics, on topics both public and scholarly'. Usually held mid-May.
Also IndexedBirkbeck University of London
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyFestival
Views 'Full' Record + MAP719
Visits to Website650

Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, The

Birkbeck University of London, Malet Street, Camden, WC1E 7HX, London
Open Lectures & Talks'The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities aims, through its events and activities, to engage with important public issues of our time as well as fostering and promoting a climate of interdisciplinary research and collaboration among academics and researchers.'
Also IndexedBirkbeck University of London
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP865
Visits to Website775

Bristol Institute for Research in the Humanities and Arts

Graduate Centre, 7 Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1TB, South West
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & Talks'The Bristol Institute for Research in the Humanities and Arts has been established to support, promote and disseminate the research in the Faculty of Arts.'
Named Lectures & TalksBIRTHA Lecture | Blackwell-Bristol Lectures
Also IndexedUniversity of Bristol
Historic CountyGloucestershire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP753
Visits to Website470

British Academy

10 Carlton House Terrace, Westminster, SW1Y 5AH, London
Open Lectures & TalksThe Academy organizes over a score of Lecture Series, many referenced separately herein, plus Conferences, Panel Discussions, Workshops, etc.
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyAcademy
Views 'Full' Record + MAP735
Visits to Website607

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 + MAP996
Visits to Website838

Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts and Languages [Manchester]

The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, North West
Open Lectures & TalksDetails of public lectures.
Also IndexedUniversity of Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1029
Visits to Website508

College of Humanities and Social Science [Edinburgh]

The University of Edinburgh, 57 George Square, City of Edinburgh, EH8 9JU, Scotland
Navigate Website>>> Public Lectures and Events
Open Lectures & Talks'The College organises a wide range of public lectures, including the Gifford, Northern Scholars, Munro and Inaugural lectures.'
Named Lectures & TalksGifford Lectures | Munro Lectures | Northern Scholars Lectures
Also IndexedUniversity of Edinburgh
Historic CountyMidlothian
Views 'Full' Record + MAP733
Visits to Website577

Department of History [York]

University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, Yorkshire and the Humber
Open Lectures & TalksAnnual Aylmer Lecture (plus occasional other lectures which might be open to the public): 'Admission is free and open to all - no ticket required'.
Named Lectures & TalksAnnual Aylmer Lecture
Also IndexedUniversity of York
Historic CountyYorkshire North Riding
Views 'Full' Record + MAP746
Visits to Website670

Faculty of Arts & Humanities [KCL]

King's College London, Strand, Westminster,, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, London
Navigate Website>>> News & Events
Open Lectures & TalksOffers a wide range of lectures, talks and related events: normally best to enquire first about attendance.
Also IndexedKing's College London
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP730
Visits to Website486

Faculty of History [Cambridge]

West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9EF, Eastern
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & Talks'The History Faculty administers several series of public lectures, which take place on an annual or bienniel basis.' Arrangements vary: check details.
Named Lectures & TalksEllen McArthur Lecture | John Robert Seeley Lectures | George Macaulay Trevelyan Lectures
Also IndexedUniversity of Cambridge
Historic CountyCambridgeshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1693
Visits to Website1516

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences [Strathclyde]

McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, G1 1XQ, Scotland
Navigate Website>>> News & Events
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional public lectures, organized by one or another of the Faculty's departments and centres. Usually annotation is something like: 'All welcome, but booking essential'.
Also IndexedUniversity of Strathcylde | School of Applied Social Sciences | School of Education | School of Government and Public Policy | School of Humanities | School of Law | School of Psychological Sciences and Health
Historic CountyLanarkshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1042
Visits to Website824

History & Policy
Open Lectures & Talks'History & Policy works for better public policy through an understanding of history by connecting historians, policy makers and the media. We believe study of the past can offer important lessons for the 21st century. We are the only project in the UK providing access to an international network of almost 400 historians with a broad range of expertise. H&P offers a range of resources for historians, policy makers and journalists. These include policy papers and opinion pieces.'
Also IndexedUniversity of Cambridge | Institute of Historical Research | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Type of BodyWeb Portal
Views 'Full' Record + MAP656
Visits to Website650


University of Oxford, Oxford, South East
Navigate Website>>> Humanitas
Open Lectures & Talks'Humanitas will welcome some twenty Visiting Professors, who will be appointed for a given academic year and invited to deliver a series of lectures ... Humanitas Visiting Professors will present their pioneering work through a series of lectures or performances open to University audiences and the wider public.' Arrangements for attendance vary: check.
Online Lectures & TalksVideo/Audio recordings of lectures are often available.
Also IndexedUniversity of Cambridge | Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities | University of Oxford | Humanities Division | Institute for Strategic Dialogue
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Views 'Full' Record + MAP899
Visits to Website744

Humanities Research Institute [Sheffield]

The University of Sheffield, 34 Gell Street, Sheffield, S3 7QY, Yorkshire and the Humber
Open Lectures & TalksForthcoming Events in the HRI.
Also IndexedUniversity of Sheffield
Historic CountyYorkshire West Riding
Views 'Full' Record + MAP528
Visits to Website435

Institute of Historical Research [London]

Senate House, Malet Street, Camden, WC1E 7HU, London
Open Lectures & TalksVery wide range of lectures, workshops, etc. listed. Arrangements vary, but frequently one reads such as: 'Attendance is free, but places are limited and offered on a first come basis'; 'IHR Seminars are free and open to all - advance booking is not required'; and so on. However, always prudent if you are able to register your interest in attending, rather than just turning up.
Named Lectures & TalksJohn Coffin Memorial Lecture
Also IndexedUniversity of London: School of Advanced Study
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP762
Visits to Website760

Institute of Modern Languages Research [London]

Senate House, Malet Street, Camden, WC1E 7HU, London
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & TalksDetails of 'Upcoming Events'. Enquire about attendance.
Named Lectures & TalksCoffin Trust Lecture | Martin Miller and Hannah Norbert-Miller Lecture
Also IndexedUniversity of London: School of Advanced Study | Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP710
Visits to Website715

Modern Humanities Research Association

1 Carlton House Terrace, Westminster, SW1Y 5AH, London
Navigate Website>>> About MHRA >>> Activities >>> Conferences
Open Lectures & TalksHave in the past held a Presidential Address at their AGM.
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP610
Visits to Website606

Raleigh Lecture on History

British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, Westminster, SW1Y 5AH, London
Navigate Website>>> Search 'Raleigh Lecture on History'
Open Lectures & Talks'In 1918 (the tercentenary of Sir Walter Raleigh's death), Sir Charles Wakefield, formerly Lord Mayor of London, offered the Academy a sum to form the nucleus of a "Raleigh Fund for History". One fruit of the endowment was the foundation of the Raleigh Lecture on History. The lecture was first delivered in 1919.'
Also IndexedBritish Academy
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1345
Visits to Website395

Research Institute for Arts and Humanities [Swansea]

College of Arts and Humanities, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales
Navigate Website>>> Public Lectures
Open Lectures & Talks'Supporting areas of research strength across the College, the Institute provides an interface between high-quality researchers, external partners and user groups. Key activities include our annual Public Lecture series ...'
Also IndexedSwansea University
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Views 'Full' Record + MAP603
Visits to Website834

Royal Historical Society

UCL, Gower Street, Camden, WC1E 6BT, London
Navigate Website>>> News & Events >>> Seminars & Lectures
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society promotes discussion of history by means of a full programme of public lectures.'
Named Lectures & TalksProthero Lecture
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP647
Visits to Website963

School of History and Anthropology [QUB]

Queen's University Belfast, 15 University Square, City of Belfast, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland
Open Lectures & TalksLinks to a variety of lectures open to the public. Arrangements vary: check details.
Named Lectures & TalksWiles Lecture Series
Also IndexedQueen's University Belfast
Historic CountyCounty Antrim
Views 'Full' Record + MAP643
Visits to Website504

ThoughtOut: How Ideas Work

UEA London, 102 Middlesex Street, London,, The City, E1 7EZ, London
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & TalksThoughtOut 'hopes to help bridge the perceived gap between two imaginary places called “the ivory tower” and “the real world,” to bring them together through ideas that we believe should be at the center of cultural debate today'. Holding early evening events once or twice a month.
Also IndexedUniversity of East Anglia
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP982
Visits to Website561

UEA Café Conversations - Humanities

White Lion Cafe, 19-21 White Lion Street, Norwich, NR2 1PX, Eastern
Open Lectures & TalksHave held 'Humanities' conversations in this Series.
Also IndexedUniversity of East Anglia
Historic CountyNorfolk
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1080
Visits to Website487

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