Richard Swan

Richard Swan is an ex-secondary school teacher, now operating as a freelance writer, lecturer and academic. By training and inclination a medievalist, he has organised and participated in a wide range of talks and debates including extra-terrestrial intelligence, animal cognition, Mervyn Peake, T.S.Eliot and Lana Del Rey. He is also partial to Classed Growth claret, if anyone’s offering.

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Sunday 19 October 2014, 12.00 Pit Theatre

Energy futures: how can we keep the lights on?

"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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