The Battle of Ideas 2010 generated extensive press coverage which is compiled in this report. Read more…
We are offering current undergraduate and postgraduate students a limited number of Student Champion weekend tickets for just £25 - half the normal concession rates.
Tickets can be bought from the IoI website, here.
Five new Battles in Print 2010 are now available to read on the website, looking at archaeology, architecture, liberalism, happiness, and co-operatives.
The first two Battles in Print 2010 - specially commissioned for this year - are now available to read on the website. Check back through next week and in the run up to the Battle of Ideas as we will be regularly publishing more Battles in Print relating to sessions at the Battle, helping to whet your appetite for the weekend.
The essays set out the context of the respective debates, but also advance arguments that will stimulate further discussion ahead of the festival itself and beyond.
The Battle of Ideas “is a public square within which we can explore the crisis of values, and start to give human meaning to trends too often presented fatalistically and technically.” Read the full introductory essay now online.
The Battle Satellites 2010 lineup has now been announced. This year Battle Satellites are expanding into Europe with events from Berlin to Belfast, New York to Mumbai. View full details of each event. Tickets are available from the IoI website.
We are pleased to announce that the programme for the Battle of Ideas 2010 festival has been launched today and is now up on the website. Click on a session title to view the details and speakers confirmed to date.
Early Bird tickets are still available for the festival, which takes place on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 October. Save money by buying your ticket now.
Advanced ‘early bird’ tickets are now on sale for the Battle of Ideas 2010.
With over 70 separate sessions over two days of political debate, the Battle of Ideas is an essential fixture in your calendar. Early-bird tickets are now available so book your place now.
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"Of all the political and cultural festivals, none beats the Battle of Ideas for its eclecticism and willingness to invite controversial and absorbing debate."
John Kampfner, Chief executive, Index on Censorship; former editor, New Statesman