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

2013: In conversation: Russia

2013: The new sex education: colonising our children's emotions?

2013: State vs. market: is there a way forward?

2013: Authority in crisis

2013: Is nothing private anymore?

2013: Soul on the slab: is there no limit to what neuroscience can do?

2013: Putting the past on trial: burning dead witches?

2013: 3D printing: a new industrial revolution?

2013: Technology and sustainability: kill or cure?


"The 2012 Battle of Ideas at the Barbican was the best ever. It was bustling with interesting people, punchy debates and new ideas. I can't wait for 2013's."
Philippe Legrain, adviser to José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission

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