A clean and fair Battle of Ideas!
The Battle of Ideas is a weekend of high-level, thought provoking public debate, organised annually by The Institute of Ideas. This year it takes place on 22nd and 23rd October at the Barbican in London.
This, the 12th Battle of Ideas festival, provides a forum for free thinking, debate and discussion, featuring over 80 sessions and hundreds of insightful and thought provoking speakers from across the globe, representing a wide range of disciplines and viewpoints.
Early bird tickets are still available (until 14th September) and can be purchased here. There is also a limited number of Immunocore Student Champion 2016 weekend tickets for undergraduate and postgraduate students at the early bird rate of just £25.
This year’s programme at the Barbican includes important keynote debates, such as:
- THE GREAT INEQUALITY DEBATE: ARE THE SUPER-RICH HEROES OR VILLAINS?
- WHAT IS THE TRUTH ABOUT ‘POST-FACTUAL POLITICS’?
- THE NEW POPULISM
- COSMOPOLITANISM AND SOVEREIGNTY: WHAT NEXT FOR EUROPE?
- WHAT’S GOD GOT TO DO WITH IT?
- FEMINISM: IN CONVERSATION WITH CAMILLE PAGLIA
- WHO ARE WE? IDENTITY POLITICS DISSECTED
And dozens of sessions in the following categories – Academy in one day, Arts & Culture, Economics, Education, Health & Well-being, International Relations & Development
Liberty & Law, Lifestyle & Society, Media, Politics & Ideology, Science & Environment, Technology & The City. Something for everyone, you might say!