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

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

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

Munira Mirza, advisor on arts and philanthropy; former deputy mayor of London for education and culture; author, The Politics of Culture: the case for universalism

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

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

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

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

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

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Baroness Ruth Deech QC, crossbench peer; chairman, Bar Standards Board

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