2023 Sir Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture with Professor Niall Ferguson

29/11/2023 - 29/11/2023

2023 Sir Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture 

delivered by

Professor Niall Ferguson

The Centre for Policy Studies was delighted to welcome Professor Niall Ferguson for the 2023 Sir Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture. Niall is a trustee at the CPS and served for 12 years as the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University, where he is a senior fellow at the Belfer Centre for Science and International Affairs. He simultaneously serves as the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution.

This year’s lecture marked the start of the CPS’ 50th anniversary celebrations. Niall reflected on the political and economic shifts of the last five decades, the CPS’ role in bringing about change, and looking ahead to the future.

The Sir Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture is hosted by the Centre for Policy Studies to celebrate the memory of its co-founder, the Rt Hon Sir Keith Joseph. Previous Sir Keith Joseph Memorial Lectures were delivered by the Baroness Thatcher, Sir Graham Brady MP, Hon John Howard, the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Lord Ridley, among others.

The full text of the speech can be viewed here


Wednesday 29th November