Battle of Ideas 2014
18 & 19 October |
London

Two days of high-level, thought-provoking, public debate organised by the Institute of Ideas at the Barbican. To keep up with news about debates and tickets, join our mailing list.

Speakers include
Yaron Brook, Executive director, Ayn Rand Institute

Sarah Harper, international adviser on ageing issues; director, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing

David Lammy, Labour MP for Tottenham; author, Out of the Ashes: Britain after the riots

Lisa Harker, Director of strategy, policy and evidence, NSPCC

Clare Gerada, GP; past chair, Royal College of General Practitioners

Brendan O'Neill, editor, spiked; columnist, Big Issue; contributor, Spectator

Munira Mirza, deputy mayor, education and culture, Greater London Authority; author, The Politics of Culture: the case for universalism

Robin Aitken, co-founder, Oxford Food Bank

Sonia Livingstone, professor, Department of Media and Communications, LSE; author, Media Regulation: Governance and the interests of citizens and consumers

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“Some of the freest speech I have enjoyed in years.”
Baroness Ruth Deech QC, crossbench peer; chairman, Bar Standards Board

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