Battle of Ideas 2015
17 & 18 October |
London

Images from Battle of Ideas 2015.
Thanks to James Berry, Paul Brocklehurst, Lameya Chaudhury and Tom Fenn for the pictures.

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2015 speakers include
Christopher Coker , professor of international relations, LSE; books include Future War and Can War Be Eliminated?

Frank Furedi, sociologist and social commentator; author, What's Happened to the University?, Power of Reading: from Socrates to Twitter, On Tolerance and Authority: a sociological history

Clare Gerada, GP; past chair, Royal College of General Practitioners

Jan Zalasiewicz, professor of paleobiology, University of Leicester; chair, Anthropocene Working Group of the International Commission on Stratigraphy

Philippe Legrain, visiting senior fellow, LSE’s European Institute; author, Immigrants: your country needs them and European Spring: Why Our Economies and Politics are in a Mess – and How to Put Them Right

Linda Blum , associate professor of sociology, Northeastern University, Boston

David Chandler, professor of international relations, University of Westminster; author, Resilience: the Governance of Complexity

Christina Hoff Sommers, writer and resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute; host, weekly video series, The Factual Feminist

Julie Bindel, journalist, author, broadcaster and feminist activist; research fellow, Lincoln University

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“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

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