Past lectures

  • 2016 Harriet Lamb CEO International Alert 'To Bomb or not to Bomb - that is the wrong question!'
  • 2015 Baroness Cox Founder HART 'The Pain and the Passion - the privilege of making a difference'
  • 2014 David Mepham Director Human Rights Watch Putting Development to Rights
  • 2013 Dambisa Moyo Global Economist - 'The Problem with AID'
  • 2012 Lord Boateng 'Africa – From Poverty to Prosperity - Beyond the Millennium Development Goals'
  • 2011 Andrew Mitchell Secretary of State for International Development UKAID
  • 2010 Lord Kinnock 'Global Governance in a World Turned Upside Down'
  • 2009 Kamalesh Sharma Secretary General, Commonwealth 'The Commonwealth@60 Serving a New Generation'
  • 2008 Barbara Stocking Director, OXFAM
  • 2007 Frank Gardner BBC Security Correspondent 'The Much Misunderstood Middle East'
  • 2006 Mark Malloch-Brown Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations 'Big Issues in a Small World'
  • 2005 Fergal Keane BBC
  • 2004 Clare Short UK International Development Secretary
  • 2003 Frank Judd 'North/South Divide 21 Years On : What's Changed?'
  • 2002 Dr Daleep Mukarji Director Christian Aid
  • 2001 George Alagiah BBC News 2
  • 2000 David Bryer Director Oxfam
  • 1999 Jonathan Dimbleby President VSO
  • 1998 Archbishop George Carey Archbishop of Canterbury
  • 1997 Mark Tully BBC India Correspondent 'India and the West'
  • 1996 Rabbi Julia Neuberger 'Needs, Creeds and Action'
  • 1995 Paddy Coulter OXFAM and Comic Relief Trustee Comic Relief
  • 1994 Jon Snow Channel 4 News 'Is One World - a realistic possibility?'
  • 1993 Glenys Kinnock One World Action 'The Rights of Women: North and South'
  • 1992 Chief Emeka Anyaoku Secretary-General of the Commonwealth 'The Commonwealth Idea'
  • 1991 Rajamani Rowley Director of Population Concern 'The Population Crisis'
  • 1990 David Cope Master of Marlborough College 'Toward One World'
  • 1989 Jonathon Porritt Director, Friends of the Earth 'The Environment: what has that to do with me?'
  • 1988 HRH The Princess Royal President, Save the Children Fund 'The Developing World'
  • 1987 Michael Taylor Director, Christian Aid
  • 1986 George Galloway Director 'War on Want'
  • 1985 Nicholas Hinton Director, Save the Children Fund
  • 1984 Guy Stringer Director OXFAM
  • 1982 Frank Judd Director VSO