Gresham College free public lectures and events for April 2013

Events at Gresham College

We are pleased to invite you to the following Gresham events.

The Boyle Lectures: Science and Religion in Dialogue
The Revd Dr John Polkinghorn
Monday 8 April 2013, 6pm
St. Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside

What's it Worth? Values, Choice and Commodication
Professor the Lord Plant
Tuesday 9 April 2013, 1pm
Museum of London

The Great Plagues: Lessons from the Past, Warnings for the Future
Professor Sir Richard J. Evans
Tuesday 9 April 2013, 6pm
Museum of London

State Involvement in War Crimes Trials
Professor Sir Geoffrey Nice QC
Wednesday 10 April 2013, 6pm
Barnard's Inn Hall

Proof by Computer and Proof by Human
Professor Tony Mann
Monday 15 April 2013, 6pm
Barnard's Inn Hall

Tony Benn and the Idea of Participation
Professor Vernon Bogdanor
Tuesday 16 April 2013, 6pm
Museum of London

When Galaxies Collide...
Professor Carolin Crawford
Wednesday 17 April 2013, 1pm
Museum of London

Technology and Vision
Professors William Ayliffe, John Marshall and Daniel Reinstein
Wednesday 17 April 2013, 6pm
Museum of London

Conflict Resolution
Ian Ritchie, Simon Keyes and Sir Geoffrey Nice QC
Thursday 18 April 2013, 2pm
Barnard's Inn Hall
Reservations Required

What Makes a Good Professional?
Professor Michael Mainelli and other distinguished speakers
Tuesday 23 April 2013, 1.45pm
Barnard's Inn Hall
Reservations Required

Faces in Court, 1893-1918:
Drawings of William Hartley from New Scotland Yard's Crime Museum

Keith Skinner and Alan Moss
Wednesday 24 April 2013, 1pm
Museum of London

Britten and the Strong Quartet: A Classical Impulse - String Quartet No. 1
Professor Roger Parker and the Badke Quartet
Thursday 25 April 2013, 1pm
Christ Church Spitalfields


We also have an online archive of nearly 1,500 lectures, many of which are available to read, watch or download.
Lectures that have recently been added to the archive include the following:
    'The Great Unwashed' by Professor Sir Richard Evans
    Benjamin Britten: The Late Period, 1971-76 by Dr Paul Kildea
    Animal Eyes by Professor William Ayliffe

New forthcoming events have also been announced, including a number of City of London Festival lectures in June and July:
    The Plane Tree: Does London have the right trees?
    Poetry of War
    London-Derry Connections in the 17th Century
    The Tree of Life
    Stravinsky, Britten and the Lure of the Classical Past
    Treaty Making and International Relations


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