Battle of Ideas 2014
Festival weekend overview

The full list of sessions over the weekend. You can also view Saturday or Sunday sessions only.

Saturday 18 October: 9.30-9.50
Festival Attractions 2014 Free Stage
Saturday 18 October: 10.00-11.30
Keynote Controversies Cinema 1
Legal Challenges Pit Theatre
Technological Innovation Frobisher Auditorium 2
Defending Everyday Liberties Frobisher 1-3
Interrogating Megatrends Conservatory
Austerity Dilemmas Garden Room
Therapy Culture Cinema 3
Contemporary Controversies Hammerson Room
Saturday 18 October: 12.00-13.15
Keynote Controversies Cinema 1
Saturday 18 October: 12.00-13.00
Technological Innovation Frobisher Auditorium 2
Defending Everyday Liberties Frobisher 1-3
Interrogating Megatrends Conservatory
Austerity Dilemmas Garden Room
Eye on the World Cinema 3
Contemporary Controversies Hammerson Room
Saturday 18 October: 13.10-13.50
Festival Attractions 2014 Free Stage
Saturday 18 October: 13.20-13.40
Special topical sessions Garden Room
Special topical sessions Conservatory
Saturday 18 October: 13.45-15.00
Keynote Controversies Cinema 1
Saturday 18 October: 14.00-15.30
Technological Innovation Frobisher Auditorium 2
Defending Everyday Liberties Frobisher 1-3
Interrogating Megatrends Conservatory
Special topical sessions Hammerson Room
Interrogating Megatrends Cinema 2
Therapy Culture Cinema 3
Creative Conundrums Library
Saturday 18 October: 16.00-17.15
Legal Challenges Pit Theatre
Defending Everyday Liberties Frobisher 1-3
Austerity Dilemmas Garden Room
Contemporary Controversies Cinema 2
Technological Innovation Frobisher Auditorium 2
Creative Conundrums Free Stage
Saturday 18 October: 17.30-18.45
Technological Innovation Frobisher Auditorium 2
Defending Everyday Liberties Frobisher 1-3
Therapy Culture Frobisher 4-6
Contemporary Controversies Hammerson Room
Saturday 18 October: 18.45-21.00
Festival Attractions 2014 Conservatory
Sunday 19 October: 10.00-11.30
Keynote Controversies Cinema 1
School Fights Frobisher Auditorium 2
Creative Conundrums Conservatory
Eye on the World Garden Room
Contemporary Controversies Cinema 3
Contemporary Controversies Hammerson Room
Sunday 19 October: 11.00-15.00
Festival Attractions 2014 Art Space C
Sunday 19 October: 12.00-13.15
Keynote Controversies Cinema 1
Sunday 19 October: 12.00-13.00
Biomedical Battles Pit Theatre
Me, Me, Me Politics Cinema 2
School Fights Frobisher Auditorium 2
Special topical sessions Hammerson Room
Sunday 19 October: 13.10-13.50
Sunday 19 October: 13.20-13.40
Special topical sessions Conservatory
Sunday 19 October: 13.10-13.40
Festival Attractions 2014 Hammerson Room
Sunday 19 October: 14.00-15.30
Keynote Controversies Cinema 1
Me, Me, Me Politics Cinema 2
School Fights Frobisher Auditorium 2
Creative Conundrums Conservatory
Eye on the World Garden Room
Contemporary Controversies Hammerson Room
Contemporary Controversies Cinema 3
Contemporary Controversies Free Stage
Sunday 19 October: 16.00-17.15
Keynote Controversies Cinema 1
Me, Me, Me Politics Cinema 2
School Fights Frobisher Auditorium 2
Creative Conundrums Conservatory
Contemporary Controversies Hammerson Room
Sunday 19 October: 17.30-18.45
Sunday 19 October: 18.45-20.30
Festival Attractions 2014 Milton Court Level -2 Bar
Saturday 18 October: 10.30-18.00
Festival Attractions 2014 Level G
Saturday 18 October: 17.30-19.00
Festival Attractions 2014 Advanced Box Office, Level G

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"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick

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