The Charlemagne Lecture was first given in 1992, under the auspices of the Charlemagne Institute, and tackles current ethical and political issues, with a particular focus on Europe. Previous lecturers include HRH Prince Hassan of Jordan, Sir Stephen Wall GCMG, LVO, HE Georg Boomgaarden (German Ambassador in London) and Daniel Mulhall (Ambassador of Ireland to Greast Britain).
The Corbishley Lecture (more properly the Thomas Corbishley Memorial Lecture) is given annually in memory of Father Thomas Corbishley SJ. Fr. Corbishley was Master of Campion Hall, Oxford and later Superior at Farm Street, London. He was the first Chairman of Christians in Europe, an ecumenical group dedicated to educating church people about the European Community. He was a tireless supporter of the work of the International Ecumenical Fellowship and of the Wyndham Place Trust. This annual lecture series was inaugurated after his death in 1976 and focuses on a wide range of international concerns . Previous lecturers include Lord Jakobovits, Lord Ramsey of Canterbury, Lord (John) Alderdice, Sir Ivor Roberts and the Rt. Hon. Frank Field MP.