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

Urban hubris and the great inequality debate

"Who would choose to go to a session on free will at 10:30 on a Sunday morning? A few hundred of the most engaged, passionate and discursive participants I have encountered. As a neuroscientist on the panel I felt my science was aired and challenged in exemplary fashion. As a passionate believer in engagement I couldn’t have been more delighted."
Daniel Glaser, head, special projects, public engagement, Wellcome Trust

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