If you haven’t yet discovered, the 2008 Reith Lectures are currently under way over at BBC Radio 4. This year they are being held by Jonathan Spence – a specialist in Chinese history – and the first two lectures have been on the topics of Confucius and UK-China relations.
I’m a huge fan of the MIT Open Courseware site. Full of great material and insightful lectures, it helped me immeasurably when I decided to brush up on my Spanish.
Thanks to the hive mind over at MetaFilter, a great list has now been produced linking to similar collections around the world. Check out the YouTube College Lectures discussion for all the suggestions.