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: 10.30am-12.00pm
Battle for Social Policy Courtyard Gallery
Frame Debates Henry Moore Gallery
Saturday 30 October: 12.15pm-1.15pm
Lunchtime Debates Student Union
Saturday 30 October: 5.15pm-6.30pm
Head to Head Debates Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Sunday 31 October: 9.45am-10.30am
Sunday 31 October: 10.45am-12.15pm
Battle over Scientific Evidence Lecture Theatre 1
Sunday 31 October: 12.30pm-1.30pm
Battle over Scientific Evidence Lecture Theatre 1
Sunday 31 October: 1.45pm-3.15pm
Keynote Controversies Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Battle over Scientific Evidence Lecture Theatre 1
Sunday 31 October: 3.45pm-5.15pm
Battle over Scientific Evidence Lecture Theatre 1
Sunday 31 October: 5.30pm-6.30pm
Thought for the day Lecture Theatre 1

Festival Buzz

Learning Jargonese - Steven Poole - 'Intelligent Design' is dishonest jargon

"The arts and humanities need to be defended and we must fight for the freedom to extend barriers, not merely to work within them. What better arena than The Battle of Ideas?"
Professor Colin Lawson, Director, Royal College of Music