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
Café Controversies Café
Provocation Zone Student Union
Saturday 30 October: 1.30pm-3.00pm
Café Controversies Café
Saturday 30 October: 3.30pm-5.00pm
Keynote Controversies Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Saturday 30 October: 5.15pm-6.30pm
Thought for the day Café
Sunday 31 October: 10.45am-12.15pm
Keynote Controversies Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Sunday 31 October: 12.30pm-1.30pm
Head to Head Debates Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Battle for the Past Courtyard Gallery

Festival Buzz

A Brave New World

"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