BATTLE OF IDEAS 2012 OCTOBER 20TH & 21ST AT LONDON BARBICAN

27/09/2012 16:52:50

Two days of high-level, thought-provoking, public debate organised by the Institute of Ideas at the Barbican.

At the Barbican, London

20th -21st October 2012

Full Time Table
http://www.battleofideas.org.uk/documents/2012/Timetable2012.pdf

 

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Don't miss these key debates:

Gas galore? Fracking and the future of energy
Saturday 20 October, 12.15pm until 1.15pm, Garden Room Making it in the 21st-century
 
Water, water, everywhere: not allowed to use it

Saturday 20 October, 3.30pm until 5.00pm,Garden Room Making it in the 21st-century
 
Trust me: I'm a scientist
Sunday 21 October, 5.00pm until 6.15pm, Frobisher Auditorium 2 Ethical Battles in Science and Medicine
 
Euro and the economy: the final countdown?
Saturday 20 October, 1.30pm until 3.00pm, Pit Theatre Battle for Europe

Manufacturing: the great comeback?
Saturday 20 October, 10.30am until 12.00pm, Garden Room Making it in the 21st-century

Banning the Brave New World? The ethics of science

Sunday 21 October, 6.30pm until7.30pm, Frobisher Auditorium 2 Ethical Battles in Science and Medicine.

Key debates on
The 21st-century case for freedom
Sunday 21 October, 1.30pm until 2.45pm, Barbican Theatre Keynote Controversies


SPEAKERS

Natalie Bennett

newly elected leader, Green Party of England and Wales; London Assembly candidate; chair, Green Party Women; former editor, Guardian Weekly

 

Frank Furedi

emeritus professor of sociology, University of Kent, Canterbury; author, Wasted, Politics of Fear and On Tolerance: in defence of moral independence

 

Rob Riemen

writer and cultural philosopher; founder & president, Netherlands-based Nexus Institute; author, Nobility of Sprit: a forgotten ideal and The Eternal Return of Fascism

Chair:

Claire Fox 

director, Institute of Ideas; panellist, BBC Radio 4's Moral Maze



MANY OTHER KEY DEBATES

FULL TIME TABLE 
http://www.battleofideas.org.uk/documents/2012/Timetable2012.pdf

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Battle Of Ideas Festival Tickets


Tickets are available from the Barbican Box Office. Ticket prices are listed below.

Weekend rate

Standard ticket - £100

Standard concession ticket - £55

Standard IoI associate ticket - £55

IoI associate concession ticket - £45

Institutional rate - £175

School Students - £20

Lloyds Scholars Programme: Student Champion 2012 £27.50

Day rates (Saturday or Sunday full day)

Standard ticket - £60

Standard concession ticket - £35

Standard IoI associate ticket - £35

IoI associate concession ticket - £30

Institutional rate - £130

School Students- £10

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