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The University attracts a wide range of distinguished speakers. Here we feature some of our lecture highlights.
Each year the University hosts a series of inaugural lectures given by newly appointed Professors or Chairs.
Distinguished international scholars contribute to the advancement of theological and philosophical thought.
Annual lecture series examining the role of academia in meeting global challenges facing society.
An annual series of public lectures showing how keen detective work is still essential for 21st century doctors.
Celebrating International Women's Day with inspiring women speakers of international reputation.
Annual lecture by the winner of the Tam Dalyell Prize for Excellence in Engaging the Public with Science.
Independently organised local events similar to the multidisciplinary TED conferences.
Global leaders examine the Enlightenment's legacy in the context of our times.
A year of events to celebrate 250 years of the study of English Literature at Edinburgh.
A series of lectures exploring Charles Darwin's relationship with Edinburgh.
A year of activities to celebrate the tercentenary of David Hume's birth.
This article was published on Jun 29, 2015