As well as the debates taking place at this year's Battle of Ideas, the festival also offers other attractions to keep you stimulated intellectually throughout the day.
Unrealpolitik: a new New world order?
"I thought the Battle of Ideas was wonderful. Especially the extent and quality of audience participation. I can't imagine how I missed this exciting forum for exchange of ideas in the past. I will certainly not miss another one and look forward already to 2012 Battle of Ideas."
Professor Marilyn Monk, emeritus professor of molecular embryology, University College London