The Cadbury Lectures

The Edward Cadbury Lectures come from an endowment from the Cadbury Family to the University of Birmingham for an annual series of lectures open to the public on the history, theology and culture of Christianity.

The then Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams giving a lecture
The first Cadbury Lectures were delivered in 1948 by the historian Arnold Toynbee, followed by a succession of eminent scholars from around the world.

Cadbury Lectures 2016

Our theme for 2016 is Religion in Public Life:  Levelling the Ground, and will consist of a series of four lectures given by Professor Grace Davie (University of Exeter).

Previous Cadbury lectures (including videos of lectures)