The Tanner Lectures on Human Values

Volume 38

The Tanner Lectures on Human Values, founded July 1, 1978, at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, were established by the American scholar, industrialist, and philanthropist Obert Clark Tanner. Lectureships are awarded to outstanding scholars or leaders in broadly defined fields of human values and transcend ethnic, national, religious, or ideological distinctions. Volume 38 features lectures given during the academic year 2018–2019 at the University of Oxford, Stanford University, the University of Michigan, the University of Utah, and Harvard University. 

Anita Hill, Professor of Social Policy, Law, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Brandeis University
“From Social Movement to Social Impact: Ending Sexual Harassment”

Masha Gessen, Journalist, The New Yorker
Lecture One: “How We Think about Migration”
Lecture Two: “Some Ideas for Talking about Migration”

Allan Gibbard, Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
“The Intrinsic Reward of a Life”

Samantha Power, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, 2013–2017
Lecture One: “Lessons for Dark Times”
Lecture Two: “Diplomacy after Darkness”

Arthur Ripstein, Professor of Law and Philosophy, University of Toronto
Lecture One: “Rules For Wrongdoers”
Lecture Two: “Combatants And Civilians”

Strobe Talbott, Foreign Policy Analyst, Brookings Institution
“A President for Dark Times: The Age of Reason Meets the Age of Trump”