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
Roxana Silbert, artistic director, Birmingham REP Theatre

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

David Aaronovitch, columnist, The Times; author, Voodoo Histories; chair, Index on Censorship

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

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

Lesley Curwen, business, economics and personal finance journalist, BBC; writer and speaker

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

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

Trisha Greenhalgh, professor of primary care health sciences, University of Oxford

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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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