Anwar has a BA in politics and an MA in politics and philosophy from the University of Sheffield, and worked for a time in the City as a derivatives trader before joining the Academy of Ideas. He works mainly on the programming, organisation, promotion and research for IoI’s summer school, The Academy, as well as the flagship Battle of Ideas festival. He is also the Debating Matters Topic Guide Editor.
'Cinderella Law': criminalising parental authority?
"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student