The annual Underhill Lecture at UC Berkeley features a leading figure from political or scholarly circles in the United Kingdom. The Underhill Lecture is sponsored by the Anglo-American Studies Program at IGS. 

Past Events

Theresa May & Donald Trump montage
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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Join us as Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator of the Financial Times, London, gives his talk, "From Brexit to Donald Trump: How Far Does the Economy Explain the Rise of Populism and Nationalism?" This year's Underhill Lecture is co-sponsored by the Center for British Studies, the Institute of...
person waving British flag at London Bridge
Thursday, October 13, 2016
4:00pm to 5:30pm
The special relationship between the UK and the US has been underscored by the passage of Brexit and the victory of Donald Trump as the Republican Party’s presidential nominee this summer. Join author, historian and political commentator Niall Ferguson to discuss the parallels in these recent events and lessons to be...
Lord Patten of Barnes
Thursday, May 7, 2015 4:00pm
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On the day of one of the UK's most highly anticipated elections, Lord Patten of Barnes will address the state of the US-UK relationship and what this relationship means for the world. Spanning his career as a leader of the Conservative Party, the Governor of Hong Kong, and now as Chancellor of Oxford University, Lord...