Sarah Boyes

Sarah Boyes is a freelance writer and editor. She writes regularly on the relationship between politics and the arts, and has questioned previously New Labour arts policy’s exhaustive focus on diversity and participation. She has previously spoken at debates on world music and the meaning of music, and was involved with the Manifesto Club’s campaign challenging new bureacratic measures from the Home Office which impede the free movement of artists and academics.

Sarah is also Assistant Editor of Culture Wars, where she has developed themes on Radicalism and the Arts, alongside being responsible for the site’s contemporary fiction pages.

 Related Sessions

Saturday 1 November 2008, 10.30am Student Union
Caught in the Web


Sunday 2 November 2008, 4.00pm Student Union
We are the world: what is world music?



 Festival Buzz

"I was amazed by the high quality of the Battle of Ideas 2007 and the intellectual excitement that it provoked."
Prof Malcolm Grant CBE, president and provost, University College London