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Dame Helena Morrissey DBE will discuss how men and women can work together more effectively, at our next Road to Character lecture

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

The Legatum Institute is delighted to welcome Dame Helena Morrissey DBE to deliver the latest instalment in our Road to Character series, entitled Collaboration: how men and women can work together to create a more prosperous and equal world.

Join us on Tuesday 27 February for the latest event in our landmark Road to Character series.

This event is now fully booked. You can join our waiting list here


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Sir Peter Bazalgette tells us why empathy is such an underrated feature of flourishing societies

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Sir Peter Bazalgette delivered a lecture for our Road to Character series. He put forward the case that empathy is crucial for the wellbeing of society.

Sir Peter's thought-provoking lecture examined the barriers to our ability to empathise with others, and the resulting impact on everything from the delivery of education and healthcare to creating an effective criminal justice system. 

Listen to the lecture here.

View photos from the event here.

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Wisdom in Leadership: A lecture by Sir Anthony Seldon

Monday, 13 November 2017

Against the backdrop of the current scandals blighting politics, Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice Chancellor of Buckingham University, delivered a lecture on wisdom in leadership. 

As part of our Road to Character lecture series, Sir Anthony explored the qualities our leaders need a time of moral crisis.  

Sir Anthony suggested that there are three elements needed to successfully enact wisdom—underlying wisdom, the desire to embody that wisdom and the skills and opportunities to implement it.


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David Brooks launches Legatum Institute's Road to Character lecture series

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

David Brooks, the best-selling author and New York Times columnist, launched the Legatum Institute's new Road to Character lecture series.

Courage, honesty, and charity are among the qualities that inspired our civilisation and shaped our world today. Yet these, and other crucial values, are too often missing from today's public life. In the Road to Character lecture series, inspired by David Brooks’s book of the same name, the Institute is inviting high profile speakers to examine the character trait they most cherish, and its role in their own, and in the nation's, life.

Listen to the lecture here.

Road to Character lecture series

The Legatum Institute's Road to Character series is part of our Cultural Transformation programme and was launched by David Brooks, the best-selling author and New York Times columnist. We invite high-profile speakers to discuss the character trait they most value, and its role in their own, and in the nation's, life.