Check out videos of many of the debates from Battle of Ideas 2017. If you would prefer audio, you can listen to many of the sessions via our Soundcloud playlist.
Censorship and identity: free speech for me but not for you?
Good populism, bad populism?
What is… identity?
Brexit – where are we at?
Islamist terror: the new normal?
Party politics: realignment or disintegration?
What is… liberalism?
The nation state in the modern world
What is… Democracy?
Safety first: do we live in a ‘cotton-wool society’?
Is there a culture war against populism?
Truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth
Diversity: does it matter?
Macron’s France: ‘En Marche!’ to business as usual?
Banter and besties: is friendship in peril?
Why Luther still matters: religious conscience and individual liberty
The corruption of political language
Fay Weldon: in conversation with Brendan O’Neill
Bookshop Barnie: Douglas Carswell on Rebel: How to Overthrow the Emerging Oligarchy
Bed blockers and bigots: have wrinklies cheated millennials?
Xi’s China: new global power?
What is… fascism?
Putin’s Russia: a new Cold War?
Footloose cosmopolitans or citizens of nowhere?
All by myself: is loneliness a social problem?
Women versus feminism: do we all need liberating from the gender wars?
Trudeau’s Canada: a liberal nirvana?
Battle 2017 Lecture: how do we create an economic renaissance?
Cultural appropriation: compliment or theft?