2011 Programme: Festival Strands

Seven strands run through the format of the festival weekend, allowing in depth examination of a subject. Select a strand below to find out more.

Stealing Picasso? Copyright and art

"In few places does the free exchange of views take place on so wide a range of issues as at the Battle of Ideas. Whatever the headlines of 2011 prove to be, the Battle of Ideas is where they will be most robustly debated."
Andrew Copson, chief executive, British Humanist Association

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