2015 Stone Lecture

Published: 4 September 2015

Professor David Purdie will be delivering the 2015 Stone Lecture.

Speaker: Professor David Purdie, Hon Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh
Title: Three Lamps of Enlightenment - David Hume Adam Smith and Walter Scott: Lives, Works & Legacy
Date: Thursday, 08 October 2015
Venue: Kelvin Gallery, Main Building, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ
Time: 6.30pm (door open 6.00pm) Tea/Coffee will be served.  Ends 7.35pm

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Parking on campus is free after 5.30pm.


David Purdie is one of the country’s most celebrated public speakers.

His seriously amusing after-dinner speeches are in demand for Corporate, Charity and Private functions and Dinners - while his more serious Lectures cover the fields of English and Scottish literature, medicine and philosophy.

He is highly experienced in the art & craft of public speaking, advising several Members of the House of Commons and also leading figures in the Sports and Showbusiness fields.

The author of the humorous column in Golf International he was speechwriter for Sam Torrance, when Captain of the European Ryder Cup team.

He also freelances on Medicine and Literature for the broadsheet press and the BBC.

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 More details:

The Kelvin Gallery is located in the Main Building of the University of Glasgow. Please enter via the Security Gate at the Main Building. 

For more information please contact the Events Team by telephone: 0141 330 3593 or email: daoevents@glasgow.ac.uk

First published: 4 September 2015