Geoff Kidder
director, membership and events, Academy of Ideas; convenor, AoI Book Club

Geoff Kidder is director of membership and events at the Academy of Ideas. He supervises the Academy’s administration and event management including the Battle of Ideas festival, runs the Academy’s associate member scheme and convenes the Academy’s Book Club. Geoff is also the Academy’s resident expert in all sporting matters.


Saturday 13 October, 17:30 Frobisher 4-6
Debating Matters 2018: Artificial Intelligence

Sunday 14 October, 12:00 Exhibition Hall 2
From the ‘Cricket Test’ to Three Lions: sport and identity

Monday 5 November, 19:30 Hellenic American Union, Massalias 22, 10680, Athens
Silencing hate speech: censorship or civility?

Tuesday 6 November, 19:00 Free Thinking Zone, Skoufa 64 Str & Grivaion, 10680 Athens
Ten years after the crisis: what have we learnt?

Wednesday 14 November, 17:30 Investment Corps Lecture Room, St Anthony's College, Oxford, OX2 6JF
Democracy under siege: renewed liberalism or a different path for the Global South?