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Press releases
29 September 2011
Battle of Ideas festival 2011 starts tomorrow

The first Battle of Ideas event of 2011 begins tomorrow at the V&A, London. Events will be running in London, across the UK and internationally, culminating in a weekend event at the Royal College of Art on October 29-30, featuring a line-up of 350 speakers participating in 75 debates on society’s big issues and unresolved questions. Read more…

12 August 2011
7th Battle of Ideas Festival Programme Announced

The Academy of Ideas today unveils the 7th BATTLE OF IDEAS FESTIVAL programme, featuring a line-up of 350 speakers participating in 75 debates on society’s big issues and unresolved questions Read more…

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Victoria Walsh, arts curator

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