2021: Brenna Bhandar, "Cultivating the Soil: Use, Improvement, and the Colonial Conditions of Our Present"
2020: Lecture cancelled due to Covid-19
2019: Harry Harootunian, '"In the zone of occult instability": Some reflections on unevenness, discordant temporalities, and the logic of history'
2018: Michael Denning, '"A Noisy Heaven and a Syncopated Earth": The Transcolonial Reverberations of Vernacular Phonograph Music'
2017: Rafeef Ziadah
2016: Karima Bennoune
2015: Ilan Pappe
2014: Joe Cleary
2013: Samir Amin
2012: Benita Parry, 'What's Left in Postcolonial Studies?'
2011: Mourid Barghouti
2009: Eyal Weizman, 'Spatial Politics in Israel and Palestine'
2008: Declan Kiberd, 'Edward Said and the Everyday'
2007: Gilbert Achcar, 'Orientalism in Reverse: Post 1979 Trends in French Orientalism'
2006: Ahdaf Soueif, 'The Heart of the Matter: Palestine in the World Today'
2005: Tariq Ali, 'Palestine & The Western Liberal Conscience'
2004: Tim Brennan, 'The Politics of Belief'