• Monday 23 October 2017, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    GCHQ's former chief Robert Hannigan and Head of the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre at the Oxford Martin School Sadie Creese come to the Intelligence Squared stage to discuss the new rules of cyber war, where terror, crime and state hostility all intermingle on the same battlefield.

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  • Monday 2 October 2017, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    On 2nd October, Intelligence Squared are bringing together two of the world’s best-loved masters of explaining and popularising science, Randall Munroe and Marcus du Sautoy, who will lift the lid on the technology we love and on the cutting edge of current scientific research.

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  • Wednesday 13 September 2017, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    The traditional dividing lines of left and right are dissolving into new tribes. How will these alignments play out as we face the challenge of leaving the EU? To explore these questions, Intelligence Squared are bringing together the most experienced politicians with some of Britain's most outspoken political analysts.

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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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  • Wednesday 4 October 2017, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    Niall Ferguson is the preeminent historian of the ideas that define our time. He has challenged how we think about money, power, civilisation and empires. Now he wants to reimagine history itself.

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  • Tuesday 14 November 2017, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    Michael Lewis is one of the most successful non-fiction authors alive. 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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  • 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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    A two or three 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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  • Thursday 21 September 2017, 4pm

    The Dorchester

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    Our team of experts at Debate Mate will help you to develop your speaking skills and craft a cogent argument. In small interactive group sessions, you’ll improve your powers to think quickly under pressure, and respond to challenges with resilience and poise.

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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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  • 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.

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Warfare 2.0: The Cyber Threat to States, Businesses and All of Us

Warfare 2.0: The Cyber Threat to States, Businesses and All of Us

Monday 23 October 2017, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

GCHQ's former chief Robert Hannigan and Head of the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre at the Oxford Martin School Sadie Creese come to the Intelligence Squared stage to discuss the new rules of cyber war, where terror, crime and state hostility all intermingle on the same battlefield.

More Information Buy Tickets
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Randall Munroe with Marcus du Sautoy

Monday 2 October 2017, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

On 2nd October, Intelligence Squared are bringing together two of the world’s best-loved masters of explaining and popularising science, Randall Munroe and Marcus du Sautoy, who will lift the lid on the technology we love and on the cutting edge of current scientific research.

More Information Buy Tickets
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The Great Realignment: Britain's Political Identity Crisis

Wednesday 13 September 2017, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

The traditional dividing lines of left and right are dissolving into new tribes. How will these alignments play out as we face the challenge of leaving the EU? To explore these questions, Intelligence Squared are bringing together the most experienced politicians with some of Britain's most outspoken political analysts.

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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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Niall Ferguson on History's Hidden Networks

Wednesday 4 October 2017, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

Niall Ferguson is the preeminent historian of the ideas that define our time. He has challenged how we think about money, power, civilisation and empires. Now he wants to reimagine history itself.

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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. 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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Wednesday 13 September 2017, 7pm
The Great Realignment More Information Buy Tickets
Thursday 21 September 2017, 4pm
The Art of Speaking in Public More Information Buy Tickets
Thursday 28 September 2017, 7pm
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella More Information Buy Tickets
Monday 2 October 2017, 7pm
Randall Munroe with Marcus du Sautoy on Making the Complicated Simple More Information Buy Tickets
Wednesday 4 October 2017, 7pm
Niall Ferguson on History’s Hidden Networks More Information Buy Tickets
Monday 23 October 2017, 7pm
Warfare 2.0: The Cyber Threat to States, Businesses and All of Us More Information Buy Tickets
Tuesday 14 November 2017, 7pm
Michael Lewis On How Behavioural Economics Changed The World More Information Sold Out
Thursday 25 January 2018, 7pm
James Rhodes And Armando Iannucci on the Transformative Power of Music More Information Buy Tickets