What is Bidenomics?

online, via Zoom

James Matthews introduces a discussion on what the new administration means for the US and world economy.

Free

The Art of Drink

online, via Zoom

Dido Powell, artist, art history teacher and gallery tour guide, returns with a special Zoom tour on the subject of drink in art.

£6.00

Klara and the Sun, by Kazuo Ishiguro

online, via Zoom

Ella Whelan will introduce this discussion of a book that explores a fundamental question: what does it mean to love?

Free

Who needs human rights?

online, via Zoom

Join Luke Gittos and Academy of Ideas’ director Claire Fox to discuss whether it’s time to call time on human rights.

Free

Does classical music still matter?

online, via Zoom

Musicologist and music historian Professor Marina Frolova-Walker in conversation with Mo Lovatt.

Free

Open for Debate

Church House Deans Yard, London SW1P 3NZLondon,

To mark the reopening of society, the Academy of Ideas is hosting a special day of debate in central London.

£7.50 – £15

Should the classroom be politically neutral?

Accent Study Centre 12 Bedford SquareLondon,

This Academy of Ideas Education Forum discussion is a satellite event for the Battle of Ideas festival 2021.

£3 – £5

Battle of Ideas festival 2021

Church House Deans Yard, London SW1P 3NZLondon,

Our annual flagship festival in London, with two days of discussion and debate on politics, culture, economics, science and more.