Professor Sir David Cannadine, Education

Professor Sir David Cannadine at Bute Hall, Glasgow (Education)

We were delighted to hold the second of the Wolfson Anniversary Lectures at Bute Hall, University of Glasgow, in the city where the Wolfson Foundation's Founder, Sir Isaac Wolfson, was born in 1897.

Historian Professor Sir David Cannadine's lecture on 'The Future of Higher Education' is available to watch via the media player below, with introductions by Sir Kenneth Calman (Chancellor, University of Glasgow) and Dame Janet Wolfson de Botton (Chairman, Wolfson Foundation), and closing words from Professor Anton Muscatelli (Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Glasgow) and the Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP (First Minister of Scotland). A transcript of the lecture is available here.

Media coverage highlights

    

'First minister joins celebration of philanthropy' (2 October)

'Wolfson's legacy a lesson in humanity' (5 October)

   

For media enquiries about this event, please telephone 020 7323 3124.

 

Event photographs

Sir Kenneth Calman, Chancellor, University of Glasgow 

Sir Kenneth Calman, Chancellor, University of Glasgow, opens the evening

Dame Janet Wolfson de Botton introduction

Dame Janet Wolfson de Botton, Chairman of the Wolfson Foundation, welcomes our
guest speaker

Prof Sir David Cannadine

Professor Sir David Cannadine, Dodge Professor of History, Princeton, and Trustee of
the Wolfson Foundation

Prof Sir David Cannadine

Prof Anton Muscatelli, Principal, University of Glasgow

Professor Anton Muscatelli, Vice-Principal, University of
Glasgow introduces the First Minister of Scotland

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

First Minister of Scotland, the Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP, praises Sir Isaac Wolfson’s
legacy and thanks our speakers

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Trustees of the Wolfson Foundation with First Minister

First Minister of Scotland with Wolfson Foundation Trustees the Hon Mrs Laura
Wolfson Townsley, Professor Sir David Cannadine, and Dame Janet Wolfson de Botton

Paul Ramsbottom & FIrst Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Exhibition in Bute Hall

Exhibition in Bute Hall

Guests at Reception

 Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

   High resolution images may be accessed here