College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Gifford Lectures

The prestigious Gifford Lectures have been delivered annually since 1888 by distinguished international scholars.

Overview

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Find out more about the Gifford Lectures

Gifford Lectures 2016-2017

Details of Gifford Lectures at the University of Edinburgh in this academic year

Upcoming Gifford Lectures

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The Gifford Lectureships Committee is pleased to give advance notice of the following lectures

History

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Find out more about the history of the Gifford Lectures

Archive

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Details of previous Gifford lectures, including lecture abstracts, speaker biographies and recordings, can be found here in our archive section.

Contact

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For further information on the Gifford Lectures please contact Anna Conroy