2011 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 29 October: 5.15pm-6.30pm
Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Sunday 30 October: 1.45pm-3.15pm
Keynote Controversies Upper Gulbenkian Gallery

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