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The Tanner Lectures are a collection of educational and scientific discussions relating to human values. Conducted by leaders in their fields, the lectures are presented at:

  • Linacre College, Oxford University
  • Clare Hall, Cambridge University
  • Harvard University
  • Princeton University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Utah
  • Yale University
  • and other educational facilities around the world

2017-2018 Lectures

University of California, Berkeley
Michael Warner, Yale University
March 20-22, 2018

Clare Hall, Cambridge

Harvard University
Bryan Stevenson
Founder of the Equal Justice Initiative
December 6, 2017

Linacre College, Oxford
Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo
"Economics for the human race"
May 24, 2018

University of Michigan
Allan Gibbard
September 27, 2017

Princeton University
Ray Chetty, Stanford University
March 27-28, 2018

Stanford University
Samantha Power
Former U.N. Ambassador
February 28-March 1, 2018

University of Utah
Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith
Award-winning authors 
October 19, 2017

Yale University
Achille Mbembe
University of Witwatersrand

March 27-29, 2018



This site lists all lectures with their lecture titles and offers easy access to all the lectures published in annual volumes. Unpublished lectures are not available.

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Last Updated: 5/4/18