College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences


Details of the 2012-2013 series of Gifford Lectures.

You can read the speakers' biographies, abstracts of their lectures, and watch the video recording of the lectures.

Professor Bruno Latour

Information on Professor Bruno Latour's Gifford Lecture Series, 'Facing Gaia: A new enquiry into Natural Religion'

Professor Steven Pinker

Professor Steven Pinker to give a Gifford lecture on declining rates of violence over the course of history entitled 'The Better Angels of Our Nature: A History of Violence and Humanity'