Gresham Lectures: November lectures: AI and War, Maths and Voting, Keyhole surgery pioneers, George Eliot, Taming the Trolls of Social Media


Monday, 4 November 2019 - Thursday, 28 November 2019

Lectures are free and for most lectures seats are allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis. Doors open 30 minutes before the advertised start time. All lectures are live streamed on YouTube.

Click the link for each lecture for more details, time and venue


Weighing the Universe

Roberto Trotta

1pm, Mon 4 November, Museum of London 


AI, Weapons, War and Ethics

Yorick Wilks

1pm, Tues 5 Nov, Barnard's Inn Hall

Dams, Radiators and the Shard: The Legacy of English Gardening

Roderick Floud

6pm, Tues 5 Nov, Barnard's Inn Hall

Waiting list online or returns on the door

Charles I: The Court At War 

Simon Thurley

6pm, Weds 6 Nov, Museum of London

150 Years of the Periodic Table

Stephen Wilkins

6pm, Thurs 7 Nov, Museum of London

Powell and Pressburger: The Matter of Britain

Ian Christie

6pm, Mon 11 Nov, Cine Lumiere, Institut Francais

Tickets for lecture (free) and film (£) available

Maths and Voting

Chris Budd

1pm, Tues 12 Nov, Museum of London

Unlocking the Health Benefits of Nature

Jacqueline McGlade

6pm, Thurs 12 Nov Museum of London

Keyhole Surgery Pioneers

Roger Kneebone

6pm, Weds 13 Nov, Museum of London

Sir Thomas Gresham and the Tudor Court

Alexandra Gajda

6pm, Thurs 14 Nov, Barnard's Inn Hall

The End of Matter?

Katherine Blundell

1pm, Weds 20 Nov, Museum of London 

How the English Learned to Hate Catholics

Alec Ryrie

6pm, Weds 20 Nov, Museum of London

A History of the Eye

Joanna Bourke

6pm, Thurs 21 Nov, Barnard's Inn Hall

George Eliot and Relationships

Rosemary Ashton

6pm, Mon 25 Nov, Museum of London

Taming the Trolls of Social Media

Richard Harvey

6pm, Tues 26 Nov, Museum of London

Breast, Uterine and Ovarian Cancers

Christopher Whitty

6pm, Weds 27 Nov, Museum of London

Physics: Its Birth in Greek Ionia

Edith Hall

1pm, Thurs 28 Nov, Barnard's Inn Hall

100 Years of Women In Law

Jo Delahunty QC

6pm, Thurs 28 Nov, Barnard's Inn Hall

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