To mark Raymond Williams’s centenary ran a series of online events throughout the autumn of 2021. On Williams’s birthday (Tuesday 31st August), there was a rare screening of his 1970 film Border Country, directed by Nicholas Garnham for the BBC series One Pair of Eyes. This was followed by a lecture series featuring Lynsey Hanley (6th October), Daniel Hartley (13th October), and Anna Kornbluh, Madhu Krishnan, and Paul Stasi (17th November). Recordings below.



Wednesday 17th November, 6pm (GMT):

Raymond Williams at 100

With Anna Kornbluh, Madhu Krishnan, and Paul Stasi.


Wednesday 13th October, 6pm (BST):

Daniel Hartley on Raymond Williams.

Title: ‘Crisis, Method, and Culture’.


Wednesday 6th October, 6pm (BST):

The Centenary Lecture by Lynsey Hanley.

In Memory of Dawn Foster.


Tuesday 31st August, 9pm (BST):

Border Country screening.

The film was shown at Birkbeck, London as part of the ‘Radical Broadcasts: Theory on TV’ series in 2018, curated by Colm McAuliffe and Matthew Harle. Many thanks to Colm and Matthew for their support in making our centenary screening possible.