Battle news
10 October 2013
Battle of Ideas at Foyles Charing Cross

The annual Battle of Ideas display in the window of Foyles Charing Cross is now up, following two successful satellite events at the book shop, on science and society and the right to protest.

Buy your tickets for the Battle of Ideas weekend here.

Occupy: illusory radicalism?

"The rules of the game at The Battle of Ideas makes beating about the bush impossible. When you are given 5 minutes to make your point, you either say something essential, or you reveal that you have nothing really to say. This eliminates 'the unbearable lightness' of speculation that haunts public debate."
Albena Azmanova, social philosopher, political commentator and activist

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