Roger Scruton Memorial Lectures 2022

The Roger Scruton Memorial Lecture series returns to the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford, UK.

Doors open at 4:30 pm, and the lectures begin at 5 pm.

Katharine Birbalsingh on Education

17 OCTOBER, 2022 

Katharine Birbalsingh CBE is the Chair of the Social Mobility Commission and Headmistress and co-founder of Michaela Community School in Wembley, London. She has a lifetime of distinguished service in the UK education system, is a celebrated author and broadcaster, and is often referred to as 'Britain's strictest headteacher'.

Andrew Roberts on History and Statesmanship

19 OCTOBER, 2022

Professor Andrew Roberts is one of Britain's most distinguished historians, journalists and broadcasters. He is the author of nineteen books, the most recent of which are his world-renowned biographies of Winston Churchill, Churchill: Walking With Destiny (Allen Lane, 2018) and King George III, George III: The Life and Reign of Britain's Most Misunderstood Monarch (Allen Lane, 2021).

Peter Hitchens on After Conservatism

24 OCTOBER, 2022

Peter Hitchens is one of Britain's most accomplished journalists, debaters and conservative thinkers. He currently writes for The Mail on Sunday, contributes regularly to most major British newspapers, is a former foreign correspondent for the Daily Express, and has won the Orwell Prize for his political journalism.

Nigel Biggar on Deconstructing Decolonisation

26 OCTOBER, 2022

Professor Nigel Biggar, CBE, is Regius Professor Emeritus of Moral Theology and Director of the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics, and Public Life at the University of Oxford. Described as “one of the leading living Western ethicists” (John Gray, New Statesman, 25 November 2020), he is the author of In Defence of War (Oxford, 2013) and What’s Wrong with Rights? (Oxford, 2020).


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