In an annual series of four lectures in Hilary Term, the Green Templeton Lectures explore a given contemporary theme through a number of different perspectives, whether it be historical, political, educational or philosophical. Previous themes have included the pharmaceutical industry in 2009 and the sources and forms of uncertainty in modern life.
High-profile guest speakers have included Dame Helena Kennedy, leading barrister and expert in human rights law and civil liberties, and Sir Michael Rawlins, Chairman of the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
The theme of the Green Templeton Lectures 2016 series is Living by Numbers which will consider the impact of Big data amongst other issues. Dates for these lectures to be confirmed.
Past lecture series:
Green Templeton Lectures 2015: The World's Child
Green Templeton Lectures 2014: The Tyranny of the Normal
Green Templeton Lectures 2013: Feeding a Better Future
Green Templeton Lectures 2012: States in Crisis
Green Templeton Lectures 2011: Living with the Coalition
Green Templeton Lectures 2010: Uncertainties and Insecurities
Green Templeton Lectures 2009: Addicted to Big Pharma? Reconciling Business, Medical and Ethical Needs