Past lectures

One People Oration 2019

Faith at the Heart of Nations? Reflections on the future of church and state

Speaker: The Very Reverend Dr John Hall, Dean of Westminster; Chair: Paul Baumann, Receiver General, Westminster Abbey

Monday, 21st October 2019

One People Oration 2018

Embracing Global Challenges

Speaker: The Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth; Chair: The Very Reverend Dr John Hall, Dean of Westminster

Tuesday, 16th October 2018

One People Oration 2017

The Responsibilities of Democracy

Speaker: Sir John Major; Chair: The Very Reverend Dr John Hall, Dean of Westminster

Monday, 6th November 2017

One People Oration 2016

Secret Service? National Security in an Age of Open Information

Speaker: Lord Evans of Weardale, former Head of MI5; Chair: The Very Reverend Dr John Hall

Monday, 14th November 2016

One People Oration 2014

Humanising hell - diplomacy and the search for peace

Speaker: The Rt Hon William Hague MP, First Secretary of State and Leader of the House of Commons

Thursday, 23rd October 2014

One People Oration 2011

The original worldwide web

Speaker: His Excellency Kamalesh Sharma, Commonwealth Secretary-General

Thursday, 10th March 2011

One People Oration 2006

UN at 60+ - Will it ever Make Poverty History for the One People of the World

Speaker: Mr Tony Colman (former Chair, UK Parliament UN Group)

Wednesday, 22nd February 2006

One People Oration 2002

A City set on a Hill: The Mission of the Church in changed times

Speaker: Lord Carey of Clifton (then Archbishop of Canterbury)

Monday, 17th June 2002

One People Oration 2001

Not Saving but Drowning - Humanitarian Intervention that fails

Speaker: Mr Richard Dowden

Monday, 2nd July 2001

One People Oration 2000

Peacekeeping and modern warfare

Speaker: General Sir Michael Rose

Monday, 10th July 2000