The Woolf Institute Lecture series

The Woolf Institute Lectures, our premier lecture series, are given every term by a distinguished academic, politician, or activist with outstanding achievements in their field.

2019/20 lectures

6 November 2019, 17:30
Professor Joel Robbins: On the Possibility of Dialogue Between Anthropology and Theology

13 February 2020, 17:00
Anthony Julius: On Censorship

Previous speakers:


Professor Anna Sapir Abulafia (University of Oxford)

The Right Hon Baroness Hale of Richmond DBE, PC (President of the Supreme Court)

Professor Qudsia Mirza (Birkbeck, University of London)


The Right Hon Lord Williams of Oystermoth (Master of Magdalene College, former Archbishop of Canterbury)

Professor Jane Heal FBA (University of Cambridge)

Professor Robert Tombs (University of Cambridge)