Battle of Ideas Zurich 2018

Battle of Ideas is at the University of Zürich for a full day of debates covering politics, the arts, religion and society. 

Date
Saturday 20 October, 09:00-17:30

Venue
University of Zurich, 71 Rämistrasse, 8006 Zürich

Tickets
CHF 50 and CHF 25 (concessions), available via Eventbrite. For further information see www.zurichsalon.org

This event is produced by Academy of Ideas and Zurich Salon in association with Volkshochschule Zurich, Freethinkers Association of Switzerland, and venue partner University of Zurich supported by the City of Zurich, Zurich Canton and 25hours Hotel Zurich Langstrasse.


FULL PROGRAMME

09:00 – 10:00
Registration and coffee

10:00-10:30
Welcomes, including musical performance

10:30-12:00
PLENARY DEBATE: THE FUTURE OF EUROPE IN AN AGE OF POPULISM

12:00-13:30
Lunch

13:30-14:45
ART, MUSIC, PROTEST: THE CULTURAL LEGACY OF 1968
or
IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP: IS THERE A FUTURE FOR FREE MOVEMENT?
or
#METOO, ONE YEAR ON: WHERE NEXT FOR FEMINISM?

14:45-15:30
Coffee

15:30-16:45
DO WE NEED AN ‘URBAN REVOLUTION’?
or
SHOULD WE KEEP RELIGION AND THE STATE SEPARATE? (this session will be in German)

16:45-17:30
Drinks reception