• Tuesday 14 November 2017, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    Michael Lewis is one of the most successful non-fiction authors alive, whose books include Moneyball and The Big Short. On November 14th, he will explore the extraordinary story of behavioural economics - the theory which has revolutionised everything from big data to medicine, from how we are governed to how we spend, from high finance to football.

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  • Saturday 24 June 2017, 6.30pm

    Central Hall Westminster

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    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai and award-winning psychologist Adam Grant join us to explore how even after the most devastating events, we can learn to find deeper meaning and appreciation in our lives.

    Sheryl Sandberg, Malala Yousafzai and Adam Grant on Facing Adversity, Building Resilience And Finding Joy
  • Monday 2 October 2017, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    On 2nd October, Randall Munroe, the former NASA roboticist and creator of webcomic xkcd, is coming to the Intelligence Squared stage to talk about his project, Thing Explainer. It extends xkcd’s principles of wit and ultra-simplicity to expose the workings of the world around us and the tech we love.

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  • Thursday 25 January 2018, 7pm

    Cadogan Hall

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    Intelligence Squared is bringing Armando Iannucci and James Rhodes 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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  • Thursday 28 September 2017, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    Satya Nadella is one of the world’s most inspirational business leaders, as much a humanist as a technologist and executive. On September 28th, he comes to the Intelligence Squared stage to discuss his personal journey from a childhood in India to becoming CEO of Microsoft.

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  • Tuesday 18 July 2017, 9.15am

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    A 3-day debating workshop for students in Year 5 to Year 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.

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  • Tuesday 6 June 2017, 7pm

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    Europe stands at a precarious moment. Anti-establishment political parties are on the rise, while Brexit and Trump add to the uncertainty. What explains the populist surge? And how will Europe deal with continuing large-scale immigration and its economic woes?

    Europe on the Edge
  • Thursday 8 June 2017, 6.45pm

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    Is it in the West’s interests to bring Russia in from the cold? Or should we be on our guard against an ascendant, belligerent country on Europe’s borders? Join us on 8th June, hear the arguments and make up your mind.

    It's time to bring Russia in from the cold
  • Thursday 25 May 2017, 7pm

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    Intelligence Squared is bringing together a star panel, including Armando Iannucci, star CNN reporter Clarissa Ward, Breitbart News London executive editor James Delingpole, former White House adviser Tim Wu and BuzzFeed's fake news expert Craig Silverman to debate the implications of the post-truth world.

    Fake News: The Facts
  • Monday 24 April 2017, 6.45pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    Is Trump the disrupter that America needs to restore it to greatness, or will he send the country to the dogs? Join us at this major debate on April 24th to mark Trump’s first 100 days in office and decide for yourself.

    Trump is making America great again
  • Monday 3 April 2017, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    Anne-Marie Slaughter, one of America’s top foreign-policy experts, will argue for a more open, participatory world where governments and citizens come together to forge a new social contract. She will be joined by former foreign minister Jack Straw and Geoff Mulgan, chief executive of Nesta.

    Anne-Marie Slaughter on Our Hyper-Networked World
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    Stuck for an idea for a present? Give your friends and loved ones the gift of intelligence with the Intelligence Squared gift card. Our gift card allows you to choose from a range of price levels, and tickets can be used in any combination for our events.

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Michael Lewis On How Behavioural Economics Changed The World

Tuesday 14 November 2017, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

Michael Lewis is one of the most successful non-fiction authors alive, whose books include Moneyball and The Big Short. On November 14th, he will explore the extraordinary story of behavioural economics - the theory which has revolutionised everything from big data to medicine, from how we are governed to how we spend, from high finance to football.

More Information Buy Tickets
Sheryl Sandberg, Malala Yousafzai and Adam Grant on Facing Adversity, Building Resilience And Finding Joy

Sheryl Sandberg, Malala Yousafzai and Adam Grant

Saturday 24 June 2017, 6.30pm

Central Hall Westminster

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai and award-winning psychologist Adam Grant join us to explore how even after the most devastating events, we can learn to find deeper meaning and appreciation in our lives.

More Information Sold Out
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Randall Munroe on Making Complicated Stuff Simple

Monday 2 October 2017, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

On 2nd October, Randall Munroe, the former NASA roboticist and creator of webcomic xkcd, is coming to the Intelligence Squared stage to talk about his project, Thing Explainer. It extends xkcd’s principles of wit and ultra-simplicity to expose the workings of the world around us and the tech we love.

More Information Buy Tickets
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James Rhodes And Armando Iannucci

Thursday 25 January 2018, 7pm

Cadogan Hall

Intelligence Squared is bringing Armando Iannucci and James Rhodes 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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Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

Thursday 28 September 2017, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

Satya Nadella is one of the world’s most inspirational business leaders, as much a humanist as a technologist and executive. On September 28th, he comes to the Intelligence Squared stage to discuss his personal journey from a childhood in India to becoming CEO of Microsoft.

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#Me My_Selfie and I: Huawei + Saatchi Gallery

Wednesday 5 July 2017, 6.30pm

Saatchi Gallery

We are living in the age of selfie mania. But what effect is this cultural addiction having on us? Intelligence Squared, Huawei and the Saatchi Gallery are bringing together a panel from the worlds of cultural criticism, social media and neuroscience to discuss the impact of selfie culture from a multitude of perspectives.

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