Battle of Ideas 2015
Festival overview: Saturday
Saturday sessions are listed below ordered by time slot and room. See Sunday sessions or see the whole Festival weekend of more than 90 debates.

Saturday 17 October: 9.30-9.50
Saturday 17 October: 10.00-11.30
Keynote Controversies Cinema 1
Eye on the World Pit Theatre
Battle over Life and Death Frobisher Auditorium 1
The New Industrial Revolution? Frobisher 4-6
Everyday Liberties Frobisher Auditorium 2
Arts & Society Garden Room
Contemporary Controversies Conservatory
Saturday 17 October: 12.00-13.15
Keynote Controversies Cinema 1
Saturday 17 October: 12.00-13.00
Battle over Life and Death Frobisher Auditorium 1
Everyday Liberties Frobisher Auditorium 2
The New Industrial Revolution? Frobisher 4-6
Growing Pains Frobisher 1-3
Arts & Society Garden Room
Contemporary Controversies Conservatory
Therapeutic Times Cinema 3
Contemporary Controversies Free Stage
Saturday 17 October: 13.10-13.50
Festival Attractions Garden Room
Artistic Freedom Cinema 2
Hot Off the Press Free Stage
Saturday 17 October: 13.45-15.00
Keynote Controversies Cinema 1
Saturday 17 October: 14.00-15.30
Battle over Life and Death Frobisher Auditorium 1
Everyday Liberties Frobisher Auditorium 2
The New Industrial Revolution? Frobisher 4-6
Arts & Society Garden Room
Contemporary Controversies Barbican Library
Saturday 17 October: 16.00-17.15
Eye on the World Pit Theatre
Battle over Life and Death Frobisher Auditorium 1
Therapeutic Times Cinema 3
The New Industrial Revolution? Frobisher 4-6
Contemporary Controversies Conservatory
Everyday Liberties Frobisher Auditorium 2
Saturday 17 October: 16.00-17.00
Hot Off the Press Free Stage
Saturday 17 October: 17.30-18.45
Eye on the World Pit Theatre
Battle over Life and Death Frobisher Auditorium 1
Growing Pains Frobisher 1-3
Everyday Liberties Frobisher Auditorium 2
Contemporary Controversies Conservatory
The New Industrial Revolution? Frobisher 4-6
Contemporary Controversies Free Stage
Festival Attractions Tour departs from Level G, Advanced Box Office
Saturday 17 October: 18.45-21.00
Festival Attractions Milton Court

Growth is good: mission or mania?

"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick

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