Battle of Ideas — 22 & 23 October 2016
Join us on an intellectual journey at Europe's premier ideas festival. Two days of high-level, thought-provoking public debate: 100 sessions, 400+ speakers, thousands of attendees.
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The Battle of Ideas is one of the most vigorous stages we have for cultural and political debate. It is much needed.
Dr Paul Lay, editor, History Today
Feminism: in conversation with Camille Paglia
Trump: the rise of The Donald
From Bowie to Bieber: what makes a music icon?
Who owns jazz?
Immigration: what is the future of free movement?
Comedy and censorship: are you kidding me?
What is the truth about ‘post-factual politics’?
What’s wrong with men’s rights?
Driverless cars: who’s in control?
Are schools producing Generation Snowflake?
The UK economy after Brexit: sink or swim?
Dating apps: the end of romance?
Is utopian thinking dead? Attitudes to the future
Women’s trouble? The pay gap debate
Nihilism and terror: how political is political violence?
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