Edinburgh Annual Lecture

Melissa Lane

Melissa Lane gave the 2018 Royal Institute of Philosophy / Royal Society of Edinburgh Lecture on


"The Idea of Accountable Office in Ancient Greece and Beyond".


Details of the 2019 Lecture will appear here soon.


Melissa Lane is the Class of 1943 Professor of Politics at Princeton University, and director of the University Center for Human Values.  She is also an associated faculty member in the Department of Classics and the Department of Philosophy.  She is co-convenor of the Climate Futures Initiative, supported by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, the Princeton Environmental Institute, and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, and is a member of the Climate Change Working Group of the Social Sciences Research Council, as well as a member of the executive committee of Princeton's Program in Classical Philosophy, and a trustee of Princeton University Press, the editorial board of which she is chairing in 2018-19.