27th March - Panel Discussion, 'Is it Time to Repeal the Human Rights Act?'

5p.m.-7p.m., BPP University Law School, 137 Stamford Street, SE1

25th April - 9.07 a.m. 'Repliques', France Culture, discussion with Jean Pierre Le Goff and Alain Finkielkraut

You can listen again here

2nd May - BBC Radio 4's Costing the Earth - Food Connections Election Debate

Find out more here

5th May - Polish Cultural Centre, Brussels, panel discussion on the meaning of Solidarity.

The Treasure of Solidarity event programme can be seen here

22nd May - 9 a.m. Jack Miller Centre and Bradley Foundation conference at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Philadelphia, panel discussion on progressivism in culture.

3rd June - Committee for Logic debate “Should there be quotas for women in the House of Commons and on the boards of public companies?”

6pm at Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 5RL. PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. AWAITING RESCHEDULED DATE.

13th June - New Models of Religious Understanding - Conference at Heythrop College

For further details visit Heythrop College website.

19th June - Keynote address to Benedictus College Forum, London, Linnean Society, Burlington House

For more infomation about the Benedictus College click here.

20th June - The Welsh Academy of Art official launch. Prof Roger Scruton has been announced as their Patron. Gliffaes Country House Hotel, Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1RH

For further information on the WAA and to find out about its full range of courses and events go to their website.

3rd - 4th July - The Tenth Annual Vanenburg meeting. Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Discussing Civilisation and Barbarism. For further details see the website

24th - 26 July - Salzburg

Convoco conference.

1st Aug - Evangelium Conference, "Explaining the Catholic faith in the modern world" at the Oratory School, Reading

Further details can be found here.

11th-15th Aug - Liberty & Tradition - American Politics and Torah Values in the Public Square, A Tikvah Institute for Yeshiva Men, Glen Cove Mansion, Glen Cove, NY

The Tikvak Fund.

24th-27th Aug - 'Autoritratto' in association with the Fondazione Giorgio Cini

The Alpine Fellowship, Venice

13th-16th Sept - Forum 2000 Conference, 'The relationship between education and democracy', Prague

Including the launch of Notes from Underground at the Vaclav Havel Library,Ostrovní 13, 110 00 Prague 1.

24th-25th Sept - Leavis and Eliot as Literary and Cultural Critics: An International Conference

at Downing College Cambridge, The Leavis Society.

29th Sept - Illumination—How the Visual Captures the Imagination

The Autumn exhibition at the Senate House Library, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. Senate House Library is the central library of the University of London, and the home library for the School of Advanced Study. Find out more

7th Oct - "Sex and the Academy" - Princeton Anscombe Society's 10th Anniversary Celebration

14th Oct - Speaking on Environment conservatism at Columbia College for the John Jay Society

15th Oct - The Magna Carta and its importance in Common Law Jurisdiction - Skidmore, Saratoga Springs

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2017 Events

3 May - Buckingham Philosophy Group with Sebastian Gardner

17 May - 'Why Literature Matters' New College of the Humanities Debate

18 May - Buckingham Philosophy Group with Anthony O'Hear

22-28 May - Paris

1-3 June - Brain Bar Festival, Budapest

8 June - Buckingham Philosophy Group with Robert Grant

6 July - Graduation Talk, Kings School, Chester

30 July - 8 Aug - Scrutopia Summer School

26 Apr - 'The Idea of a University- The Richmond Lectures at Bristol University

14 June - The Wagner Circle, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

22 June - The Festival of Higher Education, Wellington College

29 June - 'How to be a Conservative' The Berlin Conservative Library

2 May - A literary Dinner at Franco's

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