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 3NZ, London

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 Square, London

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 3NZ, London

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

Buxton Battle of Ideas festival

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

£5 – £25

Dante’s Hell: why a medieval fantasy still sizzles

Brunswick Inn 1 Railway Terrace, Derby

This special Battle of Ideas festival satellite event hosted by the East Midlands Salon explores the enduring legacy of Dante’s Inferno with writer Dolan Cummings.

£3

Teaching white privilege: making schools less racist or more divided?

Accent Study Centre 12 Bedford Square, London

How should we judge the focus on white privilege and unconscious racial bias in lessons, reading lists and school staff training? Will it make schools more anti-racist – or divided? Join the AoI Education Forum for a friendly, open and respectful panel discussion.

£3 – £5