American philosopher John Searle delivers the 1984 Reith Lectures.
John Searle: Minds, Brains and Science: 1984 homepage
Former Permanent Secretary to the Treasury Sir Douglas Wass gives the 1983 Reith Lectures.
Douglas Wass: Government and the Governed: 1983 homepage
The Irish literary critic Denis Donoghue delivers the 1982 Reith Lectures.
Denis Donoghue: The Arts Without Mystery: 1982 homepage
Professor Laurence Martin delivers the 1981 Reith Lectures.
Laurence Martin: The Two Edged Sword: 1981 homepage
British academic lawyer Professor Sir Ian Kennedy delivers the 1980 Reith Lectures.
Ian Kennedy: Unmasking Medicine: 1980 homepage
The academic and political writer Ali Mazrui delivers the 1979 Reith Lectures.
Ali Mazrui: The African Condition: 1979 homepage
The Rev Dr Edward Norman delivers the 1978 Reith Lectures.
Edward Norman: Christianity and the World: 1978 homepage
Sociologist Dr A H Halsey delivers the 1978 Reith Lectures.
A.H. Halsey: Change in British Society: 1978 homepage
Neurobiologist Dr Colin Blakemore delivers the 1976 Reith Lectures.
Colin Blakemore: Mechanics of the Mind: 1976 homepage
Dr Daniel J Boorstin explores how the USA developed into a superpower.
Daniel Boorstin: America and the World Experience: 1975 homepage
The German-British sociologist Ralf Dahrendorf questions the definition of freedom.
Ralf Dahrendorf: The New Liberty: 1974 homepage
Defence journalist Alastair Buchan examines international relations and global cohesion.
Alastair Buchan: Change without War: 1973 homepage
Political economist Andrew Shonfield debates British entry into the European Community.
Andrew Shonfield Europe: Journey to an Unknown Destination: 1972 homepage
Assistant Director General of UNESCO Richard Hoggart explores how we communicate
Richard Hoggart: Only Connect: 1971 homepage
The influential thinker Donald Schon examines industrial technology and social change.
Donald Schon: Change and Industrial Society: 1970 homepage
Sir Frank Fraser Darling explores the concept of our responsibility to the environment.
Frank Fraser Darling: Wilderness and Plenty: 1969 homepage
Former Canadian Prime Minister Lester Pearson examines the state of global politics.
Lester Pearson: In the Family of Man: 1968 homepage
Social anthropologist Edmond Leach explores man's relationship with his environment.
Edmund Leach: A Runaway World: 1967 homepage
J K Galbraith explores the economics of production and the effect on state development.
J K Galbraith: The New Industrial State: 1966 homepage
Robert Gardiner on how colonialism and financial inequality have affected race relations.
Robert Gardiner: World of Peoples: 1965 homepage
Industrialist Sir Leon Bagrit explores how computing has changed the world we live in.
Leon Bagrit: The Age of Automation: 1964 homepage
A series of lectures about the issues surrounding the establishment of a new university.
Albert Sloman: A University in the Making: 1963 homepage
The psychiatrist Dr George Carstairs examines social anthropology patterns.
George Carstairs: This Island Now: 1962 homepage
Margery Perham, lecturer on African affairs, considers the effects of colonialism.
Margery Perham: The Colonial Reckoning: 1961 homepage
Art historian Edgar Wind explores the effect of turmoil on creativity.
Edgar Wind: Art and Anarchy: 1960 homepage
The biologist Peter Medawar examines how humans might continue to evolve in the future.
Peter Medawar: The Future of Man: 1959 homepage
Professor Bernard Lovell examines the history of inquiry into the origins of the universe.
Bernard Lovell: The Individual and the Universe: 1958 homepage
The American diplomat George Kennan examines relations between Russia and the West.
George Kennan: Russia, the Atom and the West: 1957 homepage
Physicist and Nobel-prize winner Edward Appleton examines scientific activity in Britain.
Edward Appleton: Science and the Nation: 1956 homepage
Historian Nikolaus Pevsner considers some of the defining characteristics of English art.
Nikolaus Pevsner: The Englishness of English Art: 1955 homepage