Dr Michael Savage

Michael Savage is known as ‘The Grumpy Art Historian’ for his contrarian take on fads and fashions in the art world, from criticising museum selfies to defending old high-art traditions. He works in the financial markets and maintains a keen interest in economics, as well as having an academic background in international relations.

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Saturday 17 October 2015, 16.00 Garden Room

Big Data, big danger?

"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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