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.

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Saturday 19 October: 10.30am-12.00pm
Battle for our minds Pit Theatre
Saturday 19 October: 1.30pm-3.00pm
Battle for our minds Pit Theatre
Saturday 19 October: 3.30pm-5.30pm
Battle for our minds Pit Theatre
Sunday 20 October: 9.30am-10.15am
Battle over Scientific Information Frobisher Auditorium 2
Sunday 20 October: 10.30am-12.00pm
Battle over Scientific Information Frobisher Auditorium 2
Sunday 20 October: 1.30pm-3.00pm
Battle over Scientific Information Frobisher Auditorium 2
Sunday 20 October: 3.30pm-4.45pm
Battle over Scientific Information Frobisher Auditorium 2
Sunday 20 October: 5.15pm-6.15pm
Battle over Scientific Information Frobisher Auditorium 2

The empty square: the public engaged or imagined?

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