• Gordon Brown delivers Isaiah Berlin Lecture

    Addressing an audience of over 500 people on the evening of Sunday 7th July, Gordon Brown delivered the 17th Annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture. Brown, who was Prime Minister from 2007 to 2010 and the longest-serving Chancellor in modern history, delivered… read more

  • Security and Justice

    Sir Brian Leveson, President of the Queen’s Bench Division gave the 13th Annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture in London on 12 November 2015. The text of the lecture can be found here.… read more

  • Remembrance in the 21st Century: How will we remember when everyone who has something to remember is gone?

    The Twelfth Annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture was presented by Professor Deborah E Lipstadt. For the first time, the lecture moved to the synagogue building because the event was oversubscribed. Here is your chance to watch the lecture.  We hope you… read more

  • Faith and Enlightenment: Friends or Foes?

    by Dr. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury The Eighth Annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture Tuesday 16 November 2010 Sir Isaiah Berlin was for me, as for most academics of my generation, something of an iconic figure, and his are works I… read more

  • Diplomacy and Intelligence in the Middle East

    How and why are the two inexorably intertwined? The Seventh Annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture – Sunday 8 November 2009 Delivered by Efraim Halevy, former Head of the Mossad The Seventh Isaiah Berlin Annual Lecture Diplomacy and Intelligence in the Middle… read more