2013 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 19 October: 10.30am-12.00pm
Institutions in crisis? Cinema 2
School Fights Frobisher 1-3
Saturday 19 October: 12.15pm-1.15pm
School Fights Frobisher 1-3
Saturday 19 October: 1.30pm-3.00pm
Saturday 19 October: 3.30pm-5.00pm
School Fights Frobisher 1-3
Saturday 19 October: 5.30pm-6.45pm
Battle for technological progress Frobisher 1-3

Death in Venice: is tourism killing or saving the city?

"What I love about The Battle of Ideas is that it really is a battle. I've still got the scalps (and wounds) to prove it. The audience were battlers too. A brilliant, memorable weekend."
Andrew Keen, entrepreneur; founder, Audiocafe.com; author, Digital Vertigo

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