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Magna Carta—800 Years On

Thursday, 20 November 2014

In anticipation of 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, the Legatum Institute hosted a half-day seminar on the international history and present day realities of constitutions and constitution building. Those present at the roundtable included constitutional, legal and history experts, policy-makers, business leaders and those involved with Magna Carta legacy projects.


Boris Johnson Lays Down A Challenge

Thursday, 4 September 2014

The Mayor of London drew brilliant parallels between Athens and London and laid out his manifesto as a potential Prime Minister in an authoritative and entertaining, livestreamed lecture for the Legatum Institute on Thursday, 4 September 2014.


Slavery and Abolition: Then and Now

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Two hundred years after the first British abolitionist movement, the Legatum Institute welcomed a select group of specialists in 18th and 21st century slavery, to discuss what lessons we can learn from history in tackling an industry that still deprives 29.8 million people of their liberty and generates $150 billion in illegal profits every year. 


The Nationalisation of Language

Thursday, 8 May 2014

As part of the Legatum Institute's 'Roads to Freedom' series, author and columnist Simon Heffer delivered a lecture on 'The Nationalisation of Language', arguing that the expansion of state control in the years after 1945 also witnessed an insidious subversion of English usage.