Battle of Ideas festival 2023

Church House Deans Yard, London SW1P 3NZ, London, United Kingdom

Our flagship event, which has been running since 2005, returns with two days of thought-provoking public debate, where the motto is FREE SPEECH ALLOWED.

Buxton Battle of Ideas festival 2023

Devonshire Dome 1 Devonshire Road, Buxton, United Kingdom

A day of debate on politics, economics, philosophy and more at The Devonshire Dome as the Battle of Ideas festival returns to Buxton!

Religion in schools: protecting or neglecting the faithful?

Accent Study Centre 12 Bedford Square, London

Faith schools, pupil prayer rooms and holy books in the classroom have all been the cause of recent controversy. What constitutes tolerance and intolerance when it comes to religion in schools? Join the AoI Education Forum for this in-person debate in central London.

£5 – £7

Can the UK afford Net Zero?

online, via Zoom

Academy of Ideas Economy Forum discussion, introduced by Professor Gordon Hughes.