Lectures you may be interested in...

William recounts his experiences of some of the world's driest places, from the borderlands of the USA to the sacred deserts of Egypt's Desert Fathers.

Each region of the world faces different population challenges – reducing fertility, employing a ‘bulge’ of young people or managing ageing populations. Sarah explores these and the global implications for the future.

Researcher and television presenter Nick Barratt explores the 600 square miles of London’s suburbs, throwing new light on the forces that turned a scattering of villages into a global metropolis.

Asian expert John Keay investigates 1947’s partition of British India and explores its legacy of erratic leadership and hostile relationships between the five nations of South Asia.