College of Humanities & Social Science

Gifford Lectures

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


Gifford lectures
Find out more about the Gifford Lectures

Gifford Lectures 2015-2016

Professional development section
Details of Gifford Lectures at the University of Edinburgh in 2015-2016

Upcoming Gifford Lectures

Confirmed guest speakers and dates for future Gifford Lectures


Playfair Library
Find out more about the history of the Gifford Lectures


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


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For further information on the Gifford Lectures please contact Anna Conroy