The Battle of Ideas 2015 is a weekend of high-level, thought-provoking public debate taking place on 17 & 18 October at the Barbican. You can keep up to date with our latest events and news about the 2015 festival by signing up to our newsletter. We also have satellite events in the UK and across Europe before and after the main festival.
Thursday 17 September 2015
Images from Battle of Ideas 2014.
Thanks to Tom Fenn, Tamara Hussain and Chris Sharp for the pictures.
The Battle of Ideas 2014 has been widely covered in the press, and speakers and organisers have featured on TV and radio. Read the media coverage of the festival.
Syrian refugees near four million amid intense fighting, Diana Al Rifai
Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie Hebdo, Michael Brenner
Iran Matters Most, Roger Cohen
Elon Musk Describes the Future of Self-Driving Cars, Sean Hollister
Which Party Deserves the Libertarian Vote?, Nicholas Rogers
The East Asian Miracle: Where did Adam Smith go wrong?, Masoud Movahed
How the Philippines is emerging as a key Asian economy, Ravender Sembhy
Ukip are true libertarians, Ed Rooksby
The Secret to Happiness Is 10 Specific Behaviors, Benjamin Hardy
The disruption of driverless cars, Insurance Business
750 avoidable deaths a month in NHS hospitals, study finds, Randeep Ramesh