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Harmsworth Lecture series

The Harmsworth Professorship was established by the 1st Viscount Rothermere in memory of his son Vyvyan, who died in the First World War.
The Professorship makes Oxford unique among British universities by every year enabling a distinguished American historian to spend a year in Oxford teaching, researching and leading seminars.
Inaugurated in 1922, the Professorship has been held by many of America's most eminent historians and is tenable on a year-long basis. Since 2001, Professors have been affiliated to both Queen's College and the RAI.
The Professor's inaugural lecture takes place each November.

# Episode Title Description People Date
5 The Origins of the American Economy Professor Peter Mancall (University of Southern California) delivered the 2019 Harmsworth Lecture in American History at 5 pm on Tuesday 19 November. Peter Mancall 12 Dec 2019
4 The 2019 Esmond Harmsworth Lecture in American Arts and Letters New Yorker fiction through the decades Deborah Treisman 27 Jun 2019
3 2018 Harmsworth Lecture - War, Race and Anti-Imperialism in Merze Tate's International Thought Professor Barbara Savage, (Pennsylvania), gives the 2018 Harmsworth lecture. Barbara Savage 03 Dec 2018
2 Creative Commons Paradoxes of State Power in America Professor Gary Gerstle in this 2012 Harmsworth lecture. Gary Gerstle 05 Dec 2012
1 Creative Commons Things Come Together: Science and the American West Elliott West gives the 2017 Harmsworth lecture on November 7th, 2017. Elliott West 10 Jan 2018