Theme: Liberty & Law


12.15pm to 1.15pm Student Union Bar-room Rants
Why do people hate America?

1.30pm to 3.00pm Student Union Bar-room Rants
Eat, drink and be merry - banned

1.30pm to 3.00pm Cafe Café Conversations
Academic freedom under threat

3.30pm to 5.00pm Cafe Café Conversations
Child protection

3.30pm to 5.00pm Lecture Theatre 1 Battle for New Technologies
Privacy is dead. Long live privacy?

3.30pm to 5.00pm Student Union Bar-room Rants
Revolting students

5.15pm to 6.00pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery Rethinking...


2.00pm to 3.30pm Lecture Theatre 1 Battle for Science
My brain made me do it

4.00pm to 5.30pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery Keynote Controversies
The new heresies

5.45pm to 6.30pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery Rethinking...

 Festival Buzz

Fora TV logo Particle Physics is Sexy

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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