Scholarship and research is the work of many minds across many generations. What we know is rooted in the past. What we value touches the present and suggests ideas and directions for the future.

Anniversaries is a lecture series, each associated with an anniversary, in which distinguished academics are invited to reflect on discoveries, or to celebrate a person or event.

An Anniversaries Lecture will often mark people and achievements that have connections to Wales. One aim of the series is to reveal and rescue neglected history, celebrate riches of heritage, and to educate a wide audience. Thus, normally, the lectures are expected to be accessible, widely publicised, open and free.

The Society welcomes enquiries from individuals and organisations about proposing and hosting an Anniversaries Lecture.

The previous Anniversaries lectures organised by the Learned Society of Wales include :