25 posts about Lecture on this blog
Wednesday 19 May 2010, 17:35
We have just finished recording this year's Reith lectures - given by Lord Rees - or Martin Rees as he prefers to be called. There are four of them - broadly based...
Sunday 21 June 2009, 22:54
As I've explained in my previous blog posts, the 2009 Reith Lectures team was keen to extend the reach of the programmes beyond the traditional Radio 4 and World Service listeners.
A key part of our strategy was social networking site Twitter. We wanted to find people already talking about Professor...
Wednesday 10 June 2009, 10:10
We have played with the format just a bit - by beginning each lecture with a quick chat between Sue Lawley (presenter) and lecturer (Professor Michael Sandel). We also had more members of the public and students than in previous years (where the audience has been largely invited). And in recent years...
Tuesday 9 June 2009, 10:04
Like so many of his predecessors, the 2009 Reith Lecturer Michael Sandel says he was "honoured and excited" when he was first asked to accept this year's Reith wreath.
Professor Sandel spent four years at Balliol College, Oxford, as a graduate student, and says he was therefore aware of what he calls...
Tuesday 19 June 2012, 10:00
"Society is a contract… the state is a partnership not only between those who are living, but between those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are yet to be born."
This quote from the 18th Century political theorist and philosopher Edmund Burke summarises much of the argument put...
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