Festival strand
War and peace

War is evolving, in part because of new technology and in part because of new players on the world scene, from drones and cyberattacks to ISIS and Boko Haram. But it is also instructive to take a historical view. What lessons should we draw from the battles of the past for today?

Sunday 18 October 2015
10.00 to 11.30 Conservatory
16.00 to 17.15 Conservatory

Produced by
Academy of Ideas

Judgement by our peers: is the jury out?

"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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