Wellcome Trust

We support the Battle of Ideas because they share our aim to encourage people to consider and question the key issues raised by research into health and the human condition. We look forward to another spirited weekend of thought-provoking discussion and debate!

Dr Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust


China: Elizabeth Economy - Urbanising 400 million people

"Anyone interested in taking the pulse of informed public debate wouldn't want to miss the Battle of Ideas. It's one of the most enjoyable forums to hear balanced but passionate arguments presented by some of the most articulate, knowledgeable and charismatic speakers in public life. A hard core workout if you're interested in society."
Victoria Walsh, arts curator

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