Annual Lecture Podcasts
Annual Lecture 2018, given on 17 November by Professor Hector MacQueen on 'Professor of Private Law at the University of Edinburgh spoke on 'The Kings of Scots v The Earls of Douglas 1406-1455: a Game of Thrones?. Introduced by the Stair Society's President, Lord Stewart.
Annual Lecture 2017, given on 18 November by Prof dr CH (Remco) van Rhee on 'Who is in control? Historical perspectives on the role of the judge and the parties in civil litigation'. Prof van Rhee is introduced by the Society's President, Lord Stewart and the vote of thanks is given by the Vice-Chair of Council, Professor John Ford.
Annual Lecture 2015, given on 14 November by Lord Sumption on 'Anglo-Scottish Relations, 1290 - 1513, and the Beginnings of International Law'. Lord Sumption is introduced by the Society's President, Lord Stewart and the vote of thanks is made by Chairman of Council, Professor John W. Cairns.
Annual Lecture 2014, given on 15 November by Professor Alain Wijffels on 'England and the German Hanse: The Long Endgame (1474-1604)'. Professor Wijffels is introduced by the Society's President, Lord Stewart and the vote of thanks is made by Chairman of Council, Professor John Cairns.
Annual Lecture 2013, given on 16 November by Lord Hope of Craighead on 'Life on the Law Lords’ Corridor: The Last 40 Years'. Lord Hope is introduced by his newly elected successor as the Society's President, Lord Stewart, while the vote of thanks is made by Chairman of Council, Professor John W. Cairns, who also makes a presentation as a token of the Society's gratitude to Lord Hope.
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