We organise intelligent public debates with the aim of creating an atmosphere of intellectual freedom and open-ended exploration of new ideas, research and trends.
Nancy McDermott discusses the themes from her new book in conversation with Dr Jan Macvarish – Thursday 22 October, 7pm
The first of two virtual tours presented by artist and art historian Dido Powell. Wednesday 28 October, 7pm, via Zoom.
We have over 20 years of experience in creating a space for no-holds-barred public debate.
Our flagship project, an annual season of events taking place across the UK and Europe.
Discussions hosted by the AoI and our network of forums and salons.
Catch up on our recent events or browse the Academy of Ideas archive.
Browse our archive of discussion recordings, on everything from international politics to sport.
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