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Gresham Lectures

We have lectures across the spectrum of arts and sciences, with especially strong work in:

Business/Economics<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=650&F=H>
Professor Alex Edman's lecture on Choosing a Career<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=669&F=H> is particularly strong.

English<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=651&F=H>
We recommend Sir Jonathan Bate's lectures on Shakespeare<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=666&F=H> and the Romantic Poets<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=665&F=H>.

Geography (Environment)<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=652&F=H>
Especially strong on environmental challenges, Climate Change, and Water.

History<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=653&F=H>
A very wide range, including a recent series on WWI<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=664&F=H> which includes a lecture from our Provost, Professor Sir Richard Evans.

IT<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=654&F=H>
Emerging Issues in IT and a lot of lectures on AI, for example discussing 'superintelligence'.

Law<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=655&F=H>
We recommend lectures on becoming a Barrister<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=670&F=H> and diversity in the legal profession by Professor Jo Delahunty QC.

Medicine<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=656&F=H>
A very strong area for Gresham lectures, with lectures from Chris Whitty and a popular recent series on medical education by Professor Roger Kneebone.

Maths<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=657&F=H>
Excellent series on the applications of Mathematics by Professor Chris Budd.

Physics (Astronomy)<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=658&F=H>
An inspiring and popular series asking some of the biggest questions in the Universe.

Religion<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=659&F=H>
Strong series by Professor Alec Ryrie on Extreme Christianity, Atheism and on the history of Religious Atrocities.

We also have some interesting work in

Art<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=660&F=H>
For example, 20th century Chinese Art<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=667&F=H> by Professor Craig Clunas.

Classics<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=661&F=H>
Professor Edith Hall - 3 short series; she's one of our best lecturers.

Music<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=662&F=H>
Guitar Music, Christian Music and Russian Music feature strongly.

Film and Media History<https://edu9.sprintsend.co.uk/b1/link.php?M=2968554&N=387&L=663&F=H>
from Professor Ian Christie

More about Gresham College
Gresham College is a charity and historic institute of higher learning set up in 1597 to bring the 'new learning' to Londoners; we have been live-streaming our free lectures for the past 10 years and have an archive of 2,500 lectures (video and audio) + written transcripts online. Early Professors include Sir Christopher Wren and Robert Hooke.

 

 

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