Upcoming lectures in this series will be announced on the first page.
A selection of past Lectures
Negotiating a Violent Terrain: Political Engagement in Sahel and Somalia
Dr Comfort Ero (International Crisis Group)
Dr. Comfort Ero is the President & CEO of International Crisis Group, the world’s leading conflict resolution organisation. Dr Ero has spent her entire career working in conflict-affected countries and her expertise include research, mediation, peacekeeping, transitional justice, politics and…
Crafting Medieval Spain: the Torrijos ceiling in the Victoria and Albert Museum
Dr Mariam Rosser-Owen (Victoria & Albert Museum)
Dr Mariam Rosser-Owen is Curator responsible for the Arab World collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. She is a specialist in the Islamic Mediterranean, especially al-Andalus and the Maghrib, during the medieval period. The lecture will take place at 5.30 p.m. on 5 June 2023 at…
Islamic finance in English law: a level playing field?
Lord Briggs of Westbourne
On 24 April 2023, Lord Briggs of Westbourne, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, gave a lecture on the subject of ‘Islamic finance in English law: a level playing field?' at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies.
Commerce and the Law
The Rt Hon Lord Reed of Allermuir
On 21 January the Rt Hon Lord Reed of Allermuir, President of the UK Supreme Court, gave a lecture on the subject of ‘Commerce and the Law’. Having served as a justice in courts in the UK and abroad, Lord Reed gave a survey of the significance of the law to international commercial life. He noted…