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Distinguished Africa Lecture on AI

Vice Chancellor Professor Stuart Croft will be hosting the annual Distinguished Africa Lecture in June. The lecture title is “Higher Education in Africa in the era of Artificial Intelligence”.

Details below:

• Monday 3 June 2024, 4:15pm

• University of Warwick, The Oculus, Room OC0.03, and online

• Guest speaker: Professor Tshilidzi Marwala, United Nations University Rector & UN Under-Secretary-General

• Title: Higher Education in Africa in the era of Artificial Intelligence

For more information and to register visit the website distinguishedafricalecture2024 (

Wed 15 May 2024, 11:50 | Tags: Lecture Announcement

Roberta Bivins and Mathew Thomson to give the Ben Pimlott Memorial Lecture 2023

Professor Roberta Bivins and Professor Mathew Thomson will present this year's Ben Pimlott Memorial Lecture 2023 on an NHS theme in July.

Anniversary Fever? History and the Culture of Celebrating the Age of the NHS will take place on Thursday 6th July 2023, 6pm-8.30pm BST at Anatomy Theatre & Museum, Strand London, WC2R 2LS

For tickets and more information, please visit the event page.

About the Ben Pimlott Memorial Lecture

The Ben Pimlott Lecture is hosted by Twentieth Century British History, OUP Journals and King's Contemporary British History. This lecture series was established in 2006 in honour of the late Ben Pimlott and in association with the Institute of Contemporary British History, with which Ben had close ties. Each lecture is published in the journal and is available free online.

Tue 06 Jun 2023, 14:29 | Tags: Lecture Announcement Faculty of Arts

Fighting for Empire: From Slavery to Military Service in the West India Regiments

Professor David Lambert will be giving the keynote lecture at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine's Commonwealth Cultural Day at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham on Thursday 11th October. The title of his lecture is 'Fighting for Empire: From Slavery to Military Service in the West India Regiments'.

RCDM Birmingham 

Thu 11 Oct 2018, 11:13 | Tags: Impact and Public Engagement Lecture Announcement

Emeritus Reader Dr Humfrey Butters delivers the Warwick in Venice Public Lecture

The 2014 Warwick in Venice Public Lecture 'Why does Machiavelli Matter?' has been given by Emeritus Reader Dr Humfrey Butters FRHistS at the University of Warwick Research and Teaching Centre in Venice. Dr Butters was introduced by Mr Ken Sloan, the Registrar and Chief Operating Officer of the University of Warwick, and by Professor Peter Marshall, the Deputy Head of the History Department. The lecture was given to distinguished guests, academics, and Warwick students studying History and History of Art in Venice.

Venice Lecture 2014
Photo credit: Ivor Coward

Wed 05 Nov 2014, 13:20 | Tags: Lecture

Emeritus Professor Carolyn Steedman to Deliver Two Lectures in Chicago

Emeritus Professor Carolyn Steedman will be visiting Chicago to deliver a lecture, 'Nothing to Say But Itself. Writing at the End of the Early Modern Era in England', at the Newberry Library on the 18th October 2014 and a second lecture, 'A Lawyer's Letter. Everyday Uses of the Law in Early Nineteenth-Century England', at the Nicholson Center for British Studies, University of Chicago on the 20th October 2014.


Nicholson Centre for British Studies

Mon 13 Oct 2014, 12:19 | Tags: Lecture

Christopher Prentice, the British Ambassador to Italy, with History Students in Venice

British Ambassador

On 6th October 2014 Christopher Prentice, the British Ambassador to Italy, spoke to an audience at the University of Warwick in Venice, including the third-year single honours History students engaged in studying 'Florence and Venice in the Renaissance'. His topic was 'Better Together or Better Apart?'

Tue 07 Oct 2014, 20:45 | Tags: Lecture, Undergraduate

Professor David Anderson delivers public lecture at the UK Supreme Court

On 31 July 2014 Professor David Anderson gave a public lecture at the UK Supreme Court, in London's Parliament Square. The lecture, entitled "Empire, Lawyers, and the Rule of Law", examined the role of lawyers and legal appeals in the Mau Mau Emergency in Kenya during the 1950s, using legal records, including Privy Council appeals. The lecture was at the invitation of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, to inaugurate a summer exhibit at the Supreme Court on the history of the Privy Council. The exhibition is linked to a project that has digitised the records of the Privy Council and made them available on line.

Details of the Privy Council paper can be found at The exhibit is open to the public at the Supreme Court until 24 September 2014.

The Supreme Court Privy Council Papers Online


Mon 04 Aug 2014, 17:07 | Tags: Lecture

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