David Bowden

David is associate fellow at the Academy of Ideas, having acted as its associate director until July 2016. In his time at the Institute he played a key role in the expansion of the Battle of Ideas at the Barbican and the development of Battle of Ideas Europe.

He has written and commented for a range of media on issues around politics, lifestyle and culture including spiked, Independent, City AM, Sky News and BBC World Service. He has extensive experience of global PR and communications for organisations including DACS, Bpas and Libertas.

Related Sessions
Tuesday 14 October 2014, 19.00 Nunnery Gallery, Bow Arts Trust, 181 Bow Rd, London E3 2SJ
Thursday 25 September 2014, 18.30 Zé dos Bois Gallery, Rua da Barroca, 59 1200-047 Lisboa (Bairro Alto), Portugal
Friday 26 September 2014, 18.30 Barbican Cinema, Beech Street, London EC2Y 8AE
Tuesday 30 September 2014, 18.30 Foyles, 107 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0DT
Monday 6 October 2014, 18.30 Foyles, 107 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0DT
Saturday 18 October 2014, 14.00 Frobisher 1-3
Saturday 18 October 2014, 17.30 Frobisher Auditorium 2
Saturday 18 October 2014, 16.00 Frobisher 1-3
Saturday 18 October 2014, 17.30 Pit Theatre
Saturday 18 October 2014, 17.30 Hammerson Room
Tuesday 4 November 2014, 19.00 Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Rd, London EC1R 3GA
Thursday 13 November 2014, 19.30 Yellow Room, Volkshaus, Stauffacherstrasse 60, 8004 Zürich

Growth is good: mission or mania?

"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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