Battle of Ideas 2014 welcome address

Saturday 18 October, 9.30 until 9.50, Free Stage, Barbican Festival Attractions 2014

The tenth annual Battle of Ideas festival will open with a Welcome Address hosted by Claire Fox, director of the Academy of Ideas.

With a performance from Isabelle Cressy.

Amali de Alwis
thought leadership manager, PwC

Sir Nicholas Kenyon
managing director, Barbican Centre; presenter, BBC Radio 4’s Cities From The Ashes; former director BBC Proms

Munira Mirza
advisor on arts and philanthropy; former deputy mayor of London for education and culture; author, The Politics of Culture: the case for universalism

Claire Fox
director, Academy of Ideas; panellist, BBC Radio 4's Moral Maze; author, I Find That Offensive

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