Battles on Video

Battles on Video presents videos from previous Battle of Ideas festivals, interviews and opinion pieces by speakers and participants, as well as specially produced in-depth discussions.

Latest Videos

2014: Energy futures: how can we keep the lights on?

2014: From betting to minimum pricing: saving the poor from themselves?

2014: From bullet trains to driverless cars: where is transport going?

2014: Debating Matters Competition International Final 2014

2014: Cotton-wool campus?

2013: Is cheating ruining sport?

2013: Pathologising Israel

2013: First World War: the hundred years view

2013: What is the secret of Scandinavian success?


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Daniel Glaser, head, special projects, public engagement, Wellcome Trust

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