Battle of Ideas — 28 & 29 October 2017

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Our 2016 festival was a huge success, with hundreds of speakers challenged by thousands of attendees. Tickets for Battle of Ideas 2017 are now on sale at Early Bird prices. If you would like to get involved, find out about volunteering at the 2017 festival.

The Battle of Ideas is a fantastic meeting place for public debate, intelligent interaction, and powerful ideas. It brought a real buzz to the Barbican in 2016, and at a time of profound national debate we greatly look forward to working together on the next event in 2017.
Sir Nicholas Kenyon, managing director, Barbican Centre; presenter, BBC Radio 4’s Cities From The Ashes; former director, BBC Proms

2016 speakers Included

Eoin O’Malley

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Munira Mirza

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Hannah Dawson

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Yaron Brook

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Frank Furedi

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Carey Oppenheim

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