2010 Programme: Festival weekend overview

The Festival weekend includes more than 70 debates which are listed below ordered by time slot and room. To see Saturday or Sunday sessions only, select the day you want from the menu on the left or select sessions by Theme.

Or view and print out the Timetable as a two-page PDF.

Saturday 30 October: 3.30pm-5.00pm
Provocation Zone Student Union
Sunday 31 October: 9.45am-10.30am
Sunday 31 October: 10.45am-12.15pm
Café Controversies Café
Sunday 31 October: 1.45pm-3.15pm
Café Controversies Café
Sunday 31 October: 3.45pm-5.15pm
Battle for the Past Courtyard Gallery

Festival Buzz

'Recycling is a Waste of Time'

"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