I regularly speak in schools and to other public audiences. Please contact me for more information.

Online lectures

Inaugural Lecture as the Edward Orsborn Professor of US Politics and Political History at Oxford, April 25, 2022.

Lecture at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, September 2017, on “Compromise and the Lost Art of American Politics.” My thanks to the University of Regina and Luther College for hosting me.

Adam IP Smith: Abraham Lincoln and the English Imagination from The Gilder Lehrman Institute on Vimeo.

Adam IP Smith: No Party Now: Politics in the Civil War North from The Gilder Lehrman Institute on Vimeo.

Podcast of my lecture on public opinion and the Civil War at the Institute of Ideas, 2015

Selected list of lectures, academic papers and talks to public audiences


23 March, BrANCH/BGEA ECR conference, Institute of Historical Research, London

4 April Chatham House, London

20 April University of Virginia


18 January Institute of Historical Research Winter Conference

14 February U3A St Albans

19 September St Mary’s School, Calne

27 September, University of Regina

29 September, University of Seskatchewan

2 October, University of Calgary

10 October Ealing Historical Association

1 December Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy, University of Missouri


20 January City and Islington Sixth Form College

9 February Rothermere Institute, Oxford University

16 March Southampton University

19 April Nau Center, University of Virginia

24 May UCL Festival of the Arts

10 Oct St George’s School, Ascott

15 November Highgate School

17 Nov UCL History Department Alumni Association

6 December City and Islington College


21 August National Portrait Gallery, London

20 July Institute of Ideas Academy

27 April London Oratory School

11 March Historical Association, Taunton

28 February WEA Study Day, Chorleywood


12 September Lives as a Lens Conference at Roehampton University

9 September Historical Association, Ealing

23 June Tower Hamlets College

12 May Darrick Wood School, Orpington

8 May Finchley Catholic School

26 April Stephen A. Douglas Conference, St Xavier University, Chicago

6 April Nineteenth-Century American History Conference, Rice University, Houston

14 March Lancaster Girls Grammar School

7 March Latin American Studies Centre, St Anthony’s College, Oxford

6 March Premier Sixth Form Conferences, Cecil Sharp House, Camden

1 March Cambridge History Forum, Selwyn College, Cambridge

1 February Historical Association, Essex Branch, Chelmsford

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s