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Faith v Non Faith Schools – Which is best for our children?

School Fights Battle of Ideas 2014 Sunday 19th October 2014 Frobisher Auditorium 2 Barbican Centre London Many critics charge state faith schools with allowing social segregation through the back door. They argue it is wrong for a secular state to … Continue reading

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DRIP by drip: have we given up on privacy?

Saturday 18 October, Battle of Ideas 2014 Frobisher Auditorium 2, Barbican Technological Innovation The revelations made last year by Edward Snowden, a former contractor at the US National Security Agency (NSA), were a sharp reminder of just how much the … Continue reading

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Votes for Prisoners: Yes or No?

Votes for prisoners: essential for democracy or human rights gone mad? Free Stage, Barbican London Sunday 19 October 2014 This Battle Bite session is part of a special series of informal conversations between Battle of Ideas speakers on topics in … Continue reading

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Do they mean us? International views on Britain

Do they mean us? International views on Britain Battle of Ideas 2014 – Eye on the World Garden Room, Barbican Centre London Sunday 19th October 2014 There was a time when Britannia ruled the waves and the sun never set … Continue reading

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Trust me, I’m a (Music) Critic

Trust me, I’m a Music Critic Battle of Ideas Barbican Centre – Free stage London Saturday 18 October Creative Conundrums The writer Brendan Behan infamously described critics as ‘like eunuchs at a harem: they know how it’s done, they’ve seen … Continue reading

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Debating Matters International Final 2014

Debating Matters Competition International Final 2014 Frobisher Auditorium 1, Barbican, London Saturday 18 October 2014 Battle of Ideas 2014 The Battle of Ideas hosted the sixth UK versus India Debating Matters International Final, a showdown between the winners of the Debating … Continue reading

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