The Ronnie Woods Memorial Lectures - 20 June 2019 £5

The Ronnie Woods Memorial Lectures

14 March 2019 | 18 April 2019 | 20 June 2019

Niall Ferguson, Professor of History at Harvard University, described the late Ronnie Woods as ''the best of many great teachers I had at Glasgow Academy.  He changed my life.''

To mark Ronnie’s contribution to education, The Academy is hosting The Ronnie Woods Memorial Lectures, a short series of public lectures with the aim of tying together history and the story of The Academy.

Guest lecturers:

  • Dr Stephen Mullen, University of Glasgow - 14 March 2019
  • Professor Gerard Carruthers, University of Glasgow - 18 April 2019
  • Professor Niall Ferguson (1981), Harvard University - 20 June 2019  

Topics include the story of Glasgow’s connections with the slave trade and the critical contribution of one of The Academy’s former pupils, James Bridie to some of Scotland’s most important cultural institutions. 

Booking is now open for the final lecture in the series on 20 June 2019

Guest lecturer: Professor Niall Ferguson
Topic: The Teaching of History
Tea & coffee served from 6:00pm | 6:30pm start | 7:30pm close

Please note: no tickets will be issued. Please retain your confirmation email and present on the evening of the lecture. 

All proceeds from event sales will go to The Glasgow Academy Archive Project.


The Ronnie Woods Memorial Lectures - 20 June 2019