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The 19th Century saw the development of a mathematics profession with people earning their living from teaching, examining and researching and with the mathematical centre of gravity moving from France to Germany.

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This is a series of free public lectures investigating the portrayal of Christian themes in art from the first Christians through to the modern day.

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In his first series of Gresham lectures, Sir Jonathan Bate explores the many ways in which Shakespeare's imagination was shaped by the stories, ideas, and figures of ancient Greece and Rome.

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A series of lectures to look at the personality and some of the work of a number of famous mathematicians and then discuss more recent developments and applications.

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Belinda Jack is Fellow and Tutor in French at Christ Church, University of Oxford. She features regularly in the press and media thanks to the popularity and insight of her published work.

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Epidemic diseases have been as important as war in their devastating effects on human society through the ages. This series of lectures looks at them in their relation to society, the economy, culture and ideas, and the state.

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The series looks at the Victorians not just in Britain but in Europe and the wider world.

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Professor Raymond Flood is Gresham's Geometry Professor and a Maths Professor at Kellogg College, Oxford. In his series of lectures, Professor Flood describes and explains fundamental elements of mathematics.

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Professor Marina Frolova-Walker explores the relationship between Russian opera and the state in this lecture series.

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In four lectures, Professor Simon Thurley considers the interaction of art, architecture and power in sixteenth and seventeenth-century Britain. He asks why monarchs and aristocrats collected what we now call art and how it fitted into their world picture.

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