• Thursday 14 April 2016, 7pm

    Royal Geographical Society

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    A healthcare revolution is under way. There may soon be cures for cancer, Alzheimers and even ageing itself. But what will the social, political and financial impact be when people start to live to 150 and beyond?

    The Future of Health: When Death Becomes Optional
  • Thursday 11 February 2016, 6.45pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    Should Western ground troops be deployed to defeat Isis? Or would that play into the organisation’s hands by encouraging more jihadis to sign up to its violent creed?

    Defeating ISIS means Western boots on the ground
  • Monday 7 March 2016, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    Tom Bower and David Aaronovitch go head-to-head on the former prime minister who won three election victories for the Labour party, but is now one of the most controversial people in Britain today.

    Tony Blair on Trial
  • Tuesday 26 January 2016, 7pm

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    Anne-Marie Slaughter and Amanda Foreman asked what real equality might look like for both women and men. Should women ‘lean in’ harder in their careers? Or do we all need to fundamentally rethink society and the roles we assign ourselves, so that both men and women can break free from traditional gender stereotypes?

    What Next for Feminism?
  • Top 15 of 2015

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    It’s been an outstanding year at Intelligence Squared: Greece vs Rome, Burgundy vs Bordeaux, the myth of Magna Carta and the myths humans need to survive. We've curated a small collection of our favourite moments, which we hope you’ll enjoy as much as we do.

    Best-of-2015
  • The Intelligence Squared and Heywood Hill Book Box

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    We're delighted to have teamed up with Heywood Hill to bring you the Intelligence Squared Book Box. Share the literature behind some of the best Intelligence Squared debates and discussions of 2015.

    The Intelligence Squared Heywood Hill Book Box
  • Thursday 19 November 2015, 7pm

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    On November 19th we hosted the ultimate clash of civilisations: Greece vs Rome. Boris Johnson, Mayor of London and ardent classicist, made the case for Greece; while Mary Beard, Professor of Classics at Cambridge and redoubtable media star, championed Rome.

    Greece vs Rome
  • Tuesday 16 February 2016, 9.15am

    Latymer Upper School

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    A 2-part debating workshop for Year 5 to Year 13 from Intelligence Squared and Debate Mate. All Mentors are world-class experienced debaters and we will be inviting a seasoned Intelligence Squared speaker to each course to deliver a guest lecture and to pass on their top tips.

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  • The Intelligence Squared Membership

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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.

    The Intelligence Squared Membership
The Future of Health: When Death Becomes Optional

The Future of Health: When Death Becomes Optional

Thursday 14 April 2016, 7pm

Royal Geographical Society

A healthcare revolution is under way. There may soon be cures for cancer, Alzheimers and even ageing itself. But what will the social, political and financial impact be when people start to live to 150 and beyond?

More Information Buy Tickets
Defeating ISIS means Western boots on the ground

Defeating ISIS means Western boots on the ground

Thursday 11 February 2016, 6.45pm

Emmanuel Centre

Should Western ground troops be deployed to defeat Isis? Or would that play into the organisation’s hands by encouraging more jihadis to sign up to its violent creed?

More Information Sold Out
Tony Blair on Trial

Tony Blair on Trial

Monday 7 March 2016, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

Tom Bower and David Aaronovitch go head-to-head on the former prime minister who won three election victories for the Labour party, but is now one of the most controversial people in Britain today.

More Information Sold Out
What Next for Feminism?

What Next for Feminism?

Tuesday 26 January 2016, 7pm

VIDEO & PODCAST NOW ONLINE

Anne-Marie Slaughter and Amanda Foreman asked what real equality might look like for both women and men. Should women ‘lean in’ harder in their careers? Or do we all need to fundamentally rethink society and the roles we assign ourselves, so that both men and women can break free from traditional gender stereotypes?

More Information
The Intelligence Squared Heywood Hill Book Box

The Heywood Hill Intelligence Squared Book Box

The Intelligence Squared and Heywood Hill Book Box

We're delighted to have teamed up with Heywood Hill to bring you the Intelligence Squared Book Box. Share the literature behind some of the best Intelligence Squared debates and discussions of 2015.

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The Art of Debate: Learning to Speak your Mind - February

Tuesday 16 February 2016, 9.15am

Latymer Upper School

A 2-part debating workshop for Year 5 to Year 13 from Intelligence Squared and Debate Mate. All Mentors are world-class experienced debaters and we will be inviting a seasoned Intelligence Squared speaker to each course to deliver a guest lecture and to pass on their top tips.

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Tony Blair on Trial More Information Sold Out
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The Art of Debate: Learning to Speak your Mind – Easter More Information Buy Tickets
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