Includes '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.
Birkbeck University of London
'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.'
Birkbeck University of London
'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.'
BIRTHA Lecture | Blackwell-Bristol Lectures
University of Bristol
The Academy organizes over a score of Lecture Series, many referenced separately herein, plus Conferences, Panel Discussions, Workshops, etc.
'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.'
The public lecture series is made 'available as video and audio podcasts'.
John Burrow Memorial Lecture
University of Sussex
>>> Public Lectures and Events
'The College organises a wide range of public lectures, including the Gifford, Northern Scholars, Munro and Inaugural lectures.'
Gifford Lectures | Munro Lectures | Northern Scholars Lectures
University of Edinburgh
Annual Aylmer Lecture (plus occasional other lectures which might be open to the public): 'Admission is free and open to all - no ticket required'.
Annual Aylmer Lecture
University of York
>>> News & Events
Offers a wide range of lectures, talks and related events: normally best to enquire first about attendance.
King's College London
'The History Faculty administers several series of public lectures, which take place on an annual or bienniel basis.' Arrangements vary: check details.
Ellen McArthur Lecture | John Robert Seeley Lectures | George Macaulay Trevelyan Lectures
University of Cambridge
>>> News & Events
Occasional public lectures, organized by one or another of the Faculty's departments and centres. Usually annotation is something like: 'All welcome, but booking essential'.
University 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
'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.'
University of Cambridge | Institute of Historical Research | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
'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.
Video/Audio recordings of lectures are often available.
University of Cambridge | Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities | University of Oxford | Humanities Division | Institute for Strategic Dialogue
Forthcoming Events in the HRI.
University of Sheffield
Very 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.
John Coffin Memorial Lecture
University of London: School of Advanced Study
Details of 'Upcoming Events'. Enquire about attendance.
Coffin Trust Lecture | Martin Miller and Hannah Norbert-Miller Lecture
University of London: School of Advanced Study | Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies
>>> About MHRA >>> Activities >>> Conferences
Have in the past held a Presidential Address at their AGM.
>>> Search 'Raleigh Lecture on History'
'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.'
>>> Public Lectures
'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 ...'
>>> News & Events >>> Seminars & Lectures
'The Society promotes discussion of history by means of a full programme of public lectures.'
Links to a variety of lectures open to the public. Arrangements vary: check details.
Wiles Lecture Series
Queen's University Belfast
ThoughtOut '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.
University of East Anglia