Strand: Breakfast Banter

Start the day with an intellectual pick-me-up at one of five sessions on contemporary cultural and political questions.

 Sunday

8.00am to 8.45am Lecture Theatre 1
Debating Darwin

 Sunday

10.00am to 10.45am Henry Moore Gallery
Is ballet too elitist?

 Sunday

10.00am to 10.45am Seminar Space
Are we a nation of sporting losers?

 Sunday

10.00am to 10.45am Cafe
Friendship or networking?

 Sunday

10.00am to 10.45am Lecture Theatre 2
Rebels without a cause

 Festival Buzz

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"The 2006 Battle of Ideas did what it said on the tin: prejudices were punctured, common wisdom was questioned and original thinking honoured. The saying was coined in Texas, but I suggest that the Battle of Ideas adopts it as the conference motto: ‘sacred cows make the best burgers."
George Brock, Saturday Editor, The Times