Established in 2002, the Kelly Lecture series honors the vision of the late Frank K. Kelly, who was a founder and senior vice president of the Foundation. Each year, a lecture is presented by a distinguished individual to explore humanity’s present circumstances and ways by which we can shape a more promising future for our planet and its inhabitants.

2017 Lecture

Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick

February 23, 2017

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Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick will deliver the 16th Annual Frank K. Kelly Lecture on Humanity’s Future on February 23, 2017 at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, California. The lecture is entitled “Untold History, Uncertain Future.” Tickets are available at the Lobero Theatre Box Office or online.

 

2016 Lecture

Robert Scheer

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2015 Lecture

Dr. Helen Caldicott

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2014 Lecture

Noam Chomsky

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Professor Noam Chomsky delivered the 13th Annual Frank K. Kelly Lecture on Humanity’s Future on February 28 in Santa Barbara, California. Video of this lecture is not available.

 

2013 Lecture

Dennis Kucinich

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2012 Lecture

Daniel Ellsberg

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2011 Lecture

Commander Robert Green (Royal Navy, Ret.)

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2010 Lecture

Ambassador Max Kampelman

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2009 Lecture

Frances Moore Lappé

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2008 Lecture

Colman McCarthy

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2007 Lecture

Jakob von Uexkill

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2006 Lecture

Mairead Corrigan Maguire

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2005 Lecture

Robert Jay Lifton

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2004 Lecture

Dame Anita Roddick

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2003 Lecture

Richard Falk

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2002 Lecture

Frank K. Kelly

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