On this page you can find links to talks given at Gresham College that reference the Magna Carta. Founded in 1597, Gresham College has provided free public talks within the City of London for 400 years.
The History of the Lord Mayor’s Show
Dominic Reid OBE
12th October 2011
The Challenges of the New Supreme Court
8th June 2010
The Rt Hon the Lord Phillips
Christianity and Public Life: Does God believe in Human Rights?
14th January 2010
The Rt Revd Lord Harries
The Lord Mayor of London: Reflections on the medieval role in the modern City
14th May 2009
Sir John Stuttard
This Imperious Company – The East India Company and the Modern Multinational
27th June 2008
Terrorism: Cold War or Bad Laws?
26th June 2008
Lord Carlile of Berriew QC
The Nature of the American presidency
18th September 2007
Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE
Access to Justice: Keeping the doors open
20th June 2007
Michael Napier CBE QC LLB LLD
The Challenge of Human Rights
17th May 2007
The Rev Emeritus Professor Jack Mahoney
Corporation Tax or Income Tax: Which is the Greatest Con?
22nd January 2007
Professor Michael Mainelli
Walking the line: Preserving liberty in times of insecurity
3rd June 2006
Baroness Kennedy of Shaws QC
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