Harry Ranken Memorial Lecture
Harry Ranken was a graduate of the University of Glasgow and a captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps. Before the Great War he was a distinguished expert in tropical diseases. He was awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously for ‘gallantry in the face of the enemy’ during the First Battle of the Aisne in September 1914.
Harry Ranken Memorial Lecture 2020-21
The 2020 Harry Rankin Memorial Lecture was held virtually, and in two parts. Our speaker, Professor Joanna Bourke, offered a pre-recorded a lecture (available below), which was followed by a live Q&A session.
Harry Ranken Memorial Lecture 2018-19
The Peacemakers and the Challenge of International Order in 1919
Professor Georges-Henri Soutou - Institut de France
17 January 2019
Harry Ranken Memorial Lecture 2017-18
The inaugural 2017 Harry Ranken Memorial Lecture was delivered by Professor Sir Hew Strachan on "The US entry to the First World War: Centennial reflections'.