Monday 29 June 2015, Justine Brian

Beckfoot School crowned Debating Matters champions

Bradfood sixth-formers victorious at the National Final.

Friday 26 June 2015, Rob Lyons

The First World War: a quest for meaning?

Podcast: Frank Furedi examines the ramifications of a key moment in twentieth-century history.

Friday 26 June 2015, Rob Lyons

UK population still rising? Good.

Neo-Malthusians who claim more people means more misery are just plain wrong.

Friday 19 June 2015, Rob Lyons

Podcast of Ideas, Episode 11

The idea of progress from Renaissance to Enlightenment, the politics of gender and race, and a look forward to the Debating Matters National Final.

Monday 15 June 2015, Rob Lyons

The Euro: a failure of solidarity

The inability to resolve the crisis in Greece reveals the principal failure of the single currency.

Friday 12 June 2015, Rob Lyons

Existentialism to neuroscience: are we condemned to be free?

Podcast: Listen to Professor Frank Furedi's lecture on the legacy of Jean-Paul Sartre at the Academy 2012

Friday 12 June 2015, Maja Schwoerer

The dangers of ‘resilience’

Maja Schwoerer reports on the Future Cities Salon debate at the Building Centre in London.

Friday 5 June 2015, Rob Lyons

Podcast of Ideas 10

FIFA Scandal, professionalism in crisis and a new approach to primary-school teaching.

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Battle of Ideas Festival 2019

Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 November 2019, Barbican, Silk Street, London