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Bishop's Stortford College Ferguson Lecture Series

The Ferguson Lecture series, held at Bishop's Stortford College Ferguson Lecture Theatre, is a well-established community programme of events featuring guest speakers and lecturers. The Series was launched in 2007 to encourage healthy debate and discussion on topical issues of the day, is open to the public and is free of charge.

Lectures have been given by many distinguished speakers such as Dr Rowan Williams, Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge and Editor of the News Statesman, Jason Cowley.

Aims

The aim of the Ferguson Lecture Series is to encourage healthy debate and discussion on topics of relevance, as well as giving pupils and the Bishop's Stortford community an opportunity to further their learning for free.

 

Background

The Ferguson Lecture Series was launched in 2007 and has grown and developed over the last 11 years.

 

Resources

The Ferguson Lecture Series takes place in the Ferguson Lecture Theatre at Bishop's Stortford College and can seat 190 people. The speakers are recruited and introduced on the night by members of staff.

Pupil Involvement

The Lecture Series is open to all members of the College community including staff, pupils and parents and also extends to the wider community in Bishop's Stortford.

Frequency

The Ferguson Lecture Series is an on-going project with at least 3 lectures per academic year.