The University of Oxford holds a number of prestigious annual lectures and events that bring some of the world's leading scholars to Oxford. Some of these lectures are dedicated to intellectual history whilst others are often of great interest to the community of intellectual historians at Oxford. On this page you can explore the links to find out more information. We also include details for upcoming lectures on our Events page.
Dedicated to the History of Political Thought, these annual lectures cover a range of periods and geographical locations. Past lecturers include Quentin Skinner, Melissa Lane, Annabel Brett and Mark Goldie.
The Ford Lectures in British History were founded by a bequest from James Ford, and inaugurated by S.R.Gardiner in 1896-7. Since then, an annual series has been delivered over six weeks in Hilary term.