The Reith Lectures

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Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series. This year, Stuart Russell explores the future of AI and asks: how can we get it right?

Margaret MacMillan explores our complex relationship with the people who go to war.
War and Humanity June 26, 2018
Margaret MacMillan asks if war is an essential part of being human.
War and Humanity June 26, 2018
Margaret MacMillan asks if war is an essential part of being human.
Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series
A re-examination of George Kennan's 1957 Reith Lectures, 'Russia, the Atom and the West'.
Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series
Sarah Montague and Grayson Perry discuss Nikolaus Pevsner's lectures on 'English Art'.
Sarah Montague and Brian Cox reconsider Robert Oppenheimer's 1953 Reith lectures.
Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series
Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series
Sarah Montague and Anand Menon revisit Robert Birley's Reith Lectures, Britain in Europe.
Significant international thinkers deliver the BBC's flagship annual lecture series
Michael Sandel revisits the inaugural Reith Lectures given by Bertrand Russell.
Adaptation July 11, 2017
Hilary Mantel on how fiction changes when adapted for stage or screen.
Adaptation July 11, 2017
Hilary Mantel on how fiction changes when adapted for stage or screen.
Can These Bones Live? July 4, 2017
Hilary Mantel on how historical fiction can make the past come to life.
Can These Bones Live? July 4, 2017
Hilary Mantel on how historical fiction can make the past come to life.
Silence Grips the Town June 27, 2017
The story of how historical obsession killed a Polish writer, told by Hilary Mantel.
Silence Grips the Town June 27, 2017
The story of how historical obsession killed a Polish writer, told by Hilary Mantel.
The Iron Maiden June 20, 2017
How do we construct our pictures of the past asks Hilary Mantel.