• Monday 5 February 2018, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    It’s been ten years since the crash that shook the foundations of modern capitalism. Looking back at this critical moment for the global economy and examining its repercussions today, Intelligence Squared is bringing together a panel of the country’s top economic experts.

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  • Monday 5 March 2018, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    For some, being a citizen of the world is a badge of honour, not shame. But others feel the strongest sense of solidarity with those who share their history, language and common culture. Join us on March 5th to unpack these divisions at the heart of contemporary politics.

    If You Believe You Are a Citizen of the World, You Are A Citizen of Nowhere
  • Wednesday 17 January 2018, 6.45pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft have become the biggest companies on the planet, each utterly dominating the market they operate in. Is it time to break them up? Or should we protect and champion the benefits they have brought to the wider world? Join our debate and make up your own mind.

    Break Up The Tech Giants
  • Thursday 1 February 2018, 7pm

    Cadogan Hall

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    Armando Iannucci and James Rhodes come to our stage to discuss the transcendent power of music. These two exceptional minds will be using the concert grand at Cadogan Hall to show how the great composers can touch our hearts and change our lives.

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  • Wednesday 7 February 2018, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    Today's millennials complain that they are crippled by student debt, with ever diminishing prospects of buying a house. Many blame the baby boomers for being a uniquely selfish bunch who have hoarded all the goodies for themselves. But are the older generations being unfairly scapegoated by the young?

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  • Tuesday 28 November 2017, 7pm

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    Both these novels imagined dystopian futures, but which better captures our present and offers the keener warning about where we may be heading? Writers Adam Gopnik and Will Self go head to head, with a cast of top actors who will illustrate the arguments with readings from the novels.

    Brave New World vs Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Wednesday 25 October 2017, 9.15am

    Latymer Upper School

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    A three day debating workshop for students in Years 5-11 from Intelligence Squared and Debate Mate. In small groups students will craft their arguments, practise public speaking and take part in interactive lectures which expand their knowledge of topics such as human rights, criminal law, and the big political issues of the day.

    The Art of Debate
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    Intelligence Squared has played host to luminaries such as President Jimmy Carter, Stephen Fry, Russell Brand, Desmond Tutu, Jaron Lanier, Eric Schmidt, Patti Smith, Jesse Jackson, Werner Herzog, Q-Tip, Steven Pinker, Christopher Hitchens and countless others. Our events sell out, so become a member.

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The Financial Crisis and the State of Modern Capitalism

Monday 5 February 2018, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

It’s been ten years since the crash that shook the foundations of modern capitalism. Looking back at this critical moment for the global economy and examining its repercussions today, Intelligence Squared is bringing together a panel of the country’s top economic experts.

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The Intelligence Squared Gift Card and Membership

Give your friends and loved ones the gift of intelligence with the Intelligence Squared Gift Card, or Membership to Intelligence Squared.

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If You Believe You Are a Citizen of the World, You Are A Citizen of Nowhere

If You Are a Citizen of the World, You Are A Citizen of Nowhere

Monday 5 March 2018, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

For some, being a citizen of the world is a badge of honour, not shame. But others feel the strongest sense of solidarity with those who share their history, language and common culture. Join us on March 5th to unpack these divisions at the heart of contemporary politics.

More Information Buy Tickets
Break Up The Tech Giants

Break Up The Tech Giants

Wednesday 17 January 2018, 6.45pm

Emmanuel Centre

Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft have become the biggest companies on the planet, each utterly dominating the market they operate in. Is it time to break them up? Or should we protect and champion the benefits they have brought to the wider world? Join our debate and make up your own mind.

More Information Buy Tickets
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James Rhodes And Armando Iannucci

Thursday 1 February 2018, 7pm

Cadogan Hall

Armando Iannucci and James Rhodes come to our stage to discuss the transcendent power of music. These two exceptional minds will be using the concert grand at Cadogan Hall to show how the great composers can touch our hearts and change our lives.

More Information Buy Tickets
YoungOld_poster

THE YOUNG TODAY HAVE BEEN BETRAYED BY THE OLDER GENERATIONS

Wednesday 7 February 2018, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

Today's millennials complain that they are crippled by student debt, with ever diminishing prospects of buying a house. Many blame the baby boomers for being a uniquely selfish bunch who have hoarded all the goodies for themselves. But are the older generations being unfairly scapegoated by the young?

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Intelligence Squared is the world's premier forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world's sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Past speakers include: President Jimmy Carter, Richard Branson, Mary Beard, Sean Penn, Desmond Tutu, Patti Smith, Thomas Piketty, Stephen Fry, Eric Schmidt, Christopher Hitchens, Marina Abramovic, Germaine Greer and Rev. Jesse Jackson. READ MORE