David Bowden

David is associate fellow at the Academy of Ideas, having acted as its associate director until July 2016. In his time at the Institute he played a key role in the expansion of the Battle of Ideas at the Barbican and the development of Battle of Ideas Europe.

He has written and commented for a range of media on issues around politics, lifestyle and culture including spiked, Independent, City AM, Sky News and BBC World Service. He has extensive experience of global PR and communications for organisations including DACS, Bpas and Libertas.

Related Sessions
Thursday 17 September 2015, 19.00 The Barbican, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS
Wednesday 23 September 2015, 19.00 Free Thinking Zone, Skoufa 64 str & Grivaion, 10680 Athens
Wednesday 30 September 2015, 19.00 The House of St Barnabas, 1 Greek St, London W1D 4NQ
Tuesday 6 October 2015, 19.30 Flemish-Dutch House deBuren, Leopoldstraat 6, 1000 Brussels
Saturday 17 October 2015, 12.00 Frobisher 1-3
Saturday 17 October 2015, 12.00 Free Stage
Saturday 17 October 2015, 13.10 Cinema 2
Saturday 17 October 2015, 16.00 Frobisher Auditorium 2
Saturday 17 October 2015, 17.30 Frobisher 4-6
Saturday 17 October 2015, 17.30 Frobisher 1-3
Sunday 18 October 2015, 10.00 Cinema 2
Sunday 18 October 2015, 12.00 Cinema 1
Sunday 18 October 2015, 14.00 Frobisher Auditorium 2
Sunday 18 October 2015, 17.30 Free Stage
Saturday 24 October 2015, 14.00 MediaCityUK, Salford, M50 2EQ
Sunday 1 November 2015, 15.00 The Barbican, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS
Thursday 5 November 2015, 21.30 Maus Hábitos, Rua Passos Manuel 178, 4º Piso, 4000-382 Porto

From betting to minimum pricing: saving the poor from themselves?

"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick

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