Geoff Kidder is Director of Membership and Events at the Academy of Ideas. He supervises the IoI’s administration and event management including the Battle of Ideas festival, runs the Academy of Ideas’ associate member scheme and convenes the IoI Book Club. Geoff is also the Academy of Ideas’ resident expert in all sporting matters.
Worth three tenors? The value of opera
"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