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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
Can technology fill the elderly care gap?, Andrew Griffiths
What's left of Syria?, Diana Al Rifai & Mohammed Haddad
The psychology of video game addiction, Jack Flanagan
Farms shouldn’t be sacred cows, Jason Smith
Fast Food: A Love Story, WORLDbytes
Hong Kong’s economy: A motherland’s embrace, Economist
Book Discussion on How to Read and Why, Brain Lamb (Host)
What makes a city resilient?, Bruce Watson
The history wars in Ireland still rage on, David Reynolds