Battle of Ideas — 28 & 29 October 2017

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In a rapidly changing world, debating ideas matters more than ever. The Battle of Ideas festival, at The Barbican in London, provides a unique forum to discuss the big issues of our time. Find out more about this year’s festival here.

Those who enjoy the comfort of conventional wisdom will find the Battle of Ideas a very unsafe space.
Nick Cater, executive director, Menzies Research Centre, Australia; columnist, The Australian