Inflation: short-term blip or long-term worry?

online, via Zoom

Jacob Reynolds introduces this AoI Economy Forum discussion on why prices are rising so fast and what it tells us about the wider economy.

Free

Boiling point? Russia and the West

online, via Zoom

Join the AoI International Salon to discuss what events in Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan reveal about Russia and the West.

Free

Has Ofsted become too political?

online, via Zoom

Join us for this Academy of Ideas Education Forum event as a panel of educationalists examine the successes and failures of Ofsted.

Free

Ukraine in the crosshairs of history

Royal National Hotel (Galleon Suite A) 38-51 Bedford Way, London

Join this special Academy of Ideas public event to discuss the war in Ukraine.

£5 – £8

Free Speech: A Global History from Socrates to Social Media

Keynote Lecture Theatre, David Game College 31 Jewry Street, London

Academy of Ideas, Free Speech Union and Basic Books are hosting the official UK launch for Jacob Mchangama’s important new book Free Speech: A Global History from Socrates to Social Media. Please join us for a public lecture and panel discussion followed by a wine reception.

£5.00 – £10.00

Belfast Battle of Ideas

Cube Theatre Crescent Arts Centre, University Road, Belfast

The Academy of Ideas is producing an afternoon of three debates at Belfast Imagine Festival on Saturday 26 March.

£7.00 – £10.00

Globalisation in retreat?

online, via Zoom

Phil Mullan introduces a discussion on the rise of regionalisation and how the war in Ukraine has accelerated economic trends.

Free

The Moral Case For Abortion – live with Ann Furedi

online, via Zoom

Despite almost every politician being willing to wave flags and post hashtags in support for women’s rights on International Women’s Day, access to abortion services remain a thorny issue. In the last few years, attacks on abortion rights in the US have escalated. Heartbeat bills and punitive restrictions on abortion clinics have been emboldened by […]

Free

United we stand? Ukraine and the future of the West

Royal National Hotel (Meeting Room 1, South Wing) 38-51 Bedford Way, London

Join us for this Academy of Ideas panel discussion on what the war in Ukraine reveals about the state of the West.

£5 – £8