Isaiah Berlin Lectures
This lecture series was endowed through a bequest from Sir Isaiah Berlin FBA. Each lecture was intended to appraise the contemporary condition of any one of the fields of learning with which the Academy is concerned. The first lecture was delivered in 2001, the last in 2015.
2015 Classics? by Mary Beard (video)
2010 Working With the Media: A View from the Frontline, by Ian Kennedy (event information)
2007 Palace or Powerstation? Museums Today, by Duncan Robinson (text)
2005 Useful Knowledge, by Marilyn Strathern (text)
2002 Overestimating Culture: A German Problem, by Wolf Lepenies (text)
2001 A Third Concept of Liberty, by Quentin Skinner (text)