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?

Shadow Over Europe Nov. 25, 1981
Professor Laurence Martin explores the strategic nuclear balance of countries.
Plausibility and Horror Nov. 18, 1981
Professor Laurence Martin explores the strategic limitations of nuclear weapons.
Plausibility and Horror Nov. 18, 1981
Professor Laurence Martin explores the strategic limitations of nuclear weapons.
Professor Laurence Martin questions how nations protect national security.
Professor Laurence Martin questions how nations protect national security.
Sir Ian Kennedy analyses how consumerism regulates the medical profession and health care.
Sir Ian Kennedy analyses how consumerism regulates the medical profession and health care.
Sir Ian Kennedy explores the the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
Sir Ian Kennedy explores the the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
If I Were You, Mrs B Nov. 26, 1980
Sir Ian Kennedy reviews the ethical judgements used by the medical profession.
If I Were You, Mrs B Nov. 26, 1980
Sir Ian Kennedy reviews the ethical judgements used by the medical profession.
Sir Ian Kennedy reviews how he believes the National Health Service could be improved.
Sir Ian Kennedy reviews how he believes the National Health Service could be improved.
The New Magicians Nov. 12, 1980
Sir Ian Kennedy explains why he believes modern medicine has taken the wrong path.
Professor Sir Ian Kennedy analyses the role of the doctor in the modern world.
Professor Ali Mazrui explores how Africa's location holds the key to its destiny.
Patterns of Identity Dec. 5, 1979
Professor Ali Mazrui explains the significance of the size and fragmentation of Africa.
Professor Ali Mazrui examines the burden of Africa's economic underdevelopment.
A Clash of Cultures Nov. 21, 1979
Professor Ali Mazrui explores the conflicts between African and Western cultures.
The Cross of Humiliation Nov. 14, 1979
Professor Ali Mazrui examines injustices that have been inflicted on the African people.