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The Battle of Ideas 2015 festival weekend was a great success, with more debates, speakers and attendees than ever before. You can keep up to date with our latest audio and video from the 2015 festival, and be the first to know the latest news about the 2016 festival, by signing up to our newsletter.
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Images from Battle of Ideas 2015.
Thanks to James Berry, Paul Brocklehurst, Lameya Chaudhury and Tom Fenn for the pictures.
Tweets by @instofideas
The Attention-Span Myth, Virginia Heffernan
On the threat to vapers and vaping in Sweden, Atakan Befrits
Living longer is a cause for celebration, Ella Whelan
Today's Media Influences on Young Children, Mary Renck Jalongo
Ukip are true libertarians, Ed Rooksby
The new feminism is just snobbery, Tim Black
Till Martyrdom Do Us Part’, Erin Marie Saltman and Melanie Smith
The Professionalism Problem, Deborah L. Rhode