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: 12.15pm-1.15pm
Lunchtime Debates Lecture Theatre 2
Saturday 30 October: 1.30pm-3.00pm
In Conversation Salons Lecture Theatre 2
Saturday 30 October: 5.15pm-6.30pm
Head to Head Debates Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Thought for the day Café
Sunday 31 October: 10.45am-12.15pm
Keynote Controversies Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
In Conversation Salons Lecture Theatre 2
Sunday 31 October: 12.30pm-1.30pm
Head to Head Debates Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Lunchtime Debates Student Union
Sunday 31 October: 3.45pm-5.15pm
Frame Debates Henry Moore Gallery
Sunday 31 October: 5.30pm-6.30pm
Thought for the day Henry Moore Gallery

Festival Buzz

The Science and Politics of Climate Change

"Only the Battle of Ideas could provide the platform for a discussion about a GCSE Science exam where the atmosphere was so electric. It felt like a battle for the soul of British education."
Philip Walters, chairman, Rising Stars educational publishers