Bicentenary Series of Gifford Lectures
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The 2022 Gifford Lectures celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Lord Gifford, and take the form of a series of guest lectures by esteemed speakers drawing religion into conversation with topics from law through cognitive science, the environment, and the ancient Mediterranean world, to science.

 

THE BICENTENARY OF THE BIRTH OF ADAM LORD GIFFORD

NumberDateThemeSpeaker
1 Tuesday 4th October 2022 Law, Religion, and Human Rights

John Witte, Jr.

Robert W. Woodruff University Professor

Emory University
2 Tuesday 18th October 2022 Cognitive Science and Religion

Robert McCauley

William Rand Kenan Jr. University Professor

Emory University
3 Tuesday 8th November 2022 Religion, Science, and the Environment

Lisa Sideris

Professor of Environmental Studies

University of California, Santa Barbara
4 Tuesday 15th November 2022 Religion and Ancient Mediterranean Thought

Tim Whitmarsh

A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture

University of Cambridge
5 Tuesday 29th November 2022 Religion and Science

John Dupré

Professor of Philosophy of Science

University of Exeter

Each lecture will take place at 6.00pm, and will be followed by a drinks reception. The first lecture will take place in Room KCF7, King’s College; subsequent lectures will take place in the King’s College Conference Centre (both venues: AB24 3DS).

Registration for the Lectures is not necessary, but do let us know if you have any accessibility requirements. Please contact Paula Duncan (paula.duncan@abdn.ac.uk) and we will try our best to meet your specific needs. You can also find detailed information regarding accessibility at the venue using AccessAble: King's College Conference Centre.