Strand: Keynote Controversies

Big sessions discussing big ideas

 Saturday

10.30am to 12.00pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
What is education for?

 Saturday

1.30pm to 3.00pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Age of the metropolis

 Saturday

3.30pm to 5.00pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
The resurrection of religion

 Sunday

11.00am to 12.30pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Democracy and its discontents

 Sunday

2.00pm to 3.30pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Post Ideology

 Sunday

4.00pm to 5.30pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
The new heresies

 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