• Thursday 11 June 2015, 2pm

    Shoreditch Town Hall

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    Join us on June 11th for an afternoon of challenging enquiry and take the opportunity to network with leaders in the tech sector and connect with the digital world’s brightest minds, including Alan Rusbridger, Jeremy Paxman and Martha Lane Fox.

    The Intelligence Squared and Vanity Fair Digital Summit
  • Wednesday 1 July 2015, 7pm

    Royal Geographical Society

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    Italian journalist Roberto Saviano earned international acclaim when he exposed the workings of the Neapolitan crime syndicate the Camorra in his bestseller 'Gomorrah'. Come and hear him on July 1, when he will talk about the mafia price put on his head, and his campaign against the world of organised crime.

    Roberto Saviano on the War Against Organised Crime
  • Tuesday 14 July 2015, 9.30am

    Latymer Upper School

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    A 2-part debating programme for Year 5 and above from Intelligence Squared and Debate Mate. All teachers 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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  • Thursday 28 May 2015, 6.45pm

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    Western governments have persisted for decades in courting the Saudi royal family, making an ally of one of the most reactionary regimes in the world. Should we desist now, or it is of vital political and economic interest to stay in bed with the Saudi kingdom?

    The West should get out of bed with the House of Saud
  • Wednesday 30 September 2015, 7pm

    Royal Geographical Society

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    Jonathan Franzen, the most celebrated novelist of his generation and author of the bestselling 'The Corrections', makes a rare London appearance when he comes to the Intelligence Squared stage to talk about his life and career.

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  • Tuesday 26 May 2015, 7pm

    VIDEO COMING SOON

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    David Brooks, New York Times columnist and author of 'The Social Animal', is one of the leading public intellectuals of our times. On May 26th he comes to the Intelligence Squared stage to share the insights of his latest book, 'The Road to Character'.

    David Brooks on the Road to Character
  • Wednesday 20 May 2015, 7pm

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    While many believe we are faced with a choice between growth and fairness, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz believes that with the right policies, we can have both. Join us on 20th May and hear one of the most hotly contested and influential economists of our times.

    Joseph Stiglitz on the Great Divide
  • 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
  • Thursday 19 November 2015, 7pm

    Central Hall Westminster

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

    Greece vs Rome
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    Artificial intelligence. Inequality. Crime and punishment. These are just some of the hot-button topics that Intelligence Squared will be tackling this spring, following our sell-out autumn 2014 season.

    Our Spring 2015 Season
The Intelligence Squared and Vanity Fair Digital Summit

The Intelligence Squared and Vanity Fair Digital Summit 2015

Thursday 11 June 2015, 2pm

Shoreditch Town Hall

Join us on June 11th for an afternoon of challenging enquiry and take the opportunity to network with leaders in the tech sector and connect with the digital world’s brightest minds, including Alan Rusbridger, Jeremy Paxman and Martha Lane Fox.

More Information Sold Out
Roberto Saviano on the War Against Organised Crime

Roberto Saviano on the War Against Organised Crime

Wednesday 1 July 2015, 7pm

Royal Geographical Society

Italian journalist Roberto Saviano earned international acclaim when he exposed the workings of the Neapolitan crime syndicate the Camorra in his bestseller 'Gomorrah'. Come and hear him on July 1, when he will talk about the mafia price put on his head, and his campaign against the world of organised crime.

More Information Buy Tickets
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Debate like a World Champion: Two-day courses

Tuesday 14 July 2015, 9.30am

Latymer Upper School

A 2-part debating programme for Year 5 and above from Intelligence Squared and Debate Mate. All teachers 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.

More Information Buy Tickets
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An Evening with Jonathan Franzen

Wednesday 30 September 2015, 7pm

Royal Geographical Society

Jonathan Franzen, the most celebrated novelist of his generation and author of the bestselling 'The Corrections', makes a rare London appearance when he comes to the Intelligence Squared stage to talk about his life and career.

More Information Buy Tickets
David Brooks on the Road to Character

David Brooks on the Road to Character

Tuesday 26 May 2015, 7pm

VIDEO COMING SOON

David Brooks, New York Times columnist and author of 'The Social Animal', is one of the leading public intellectuals of our times. On May 26th he comes to the Intelligence Squared stage to share the insights of his latest book, 'The Road to Character'.

More Information Sold Out
Joseph Stiglitz on the Great Divide

Joseph Stiglitz on The Great Divide

Wednesday 20 May 2015, 7pm

VIDEO COMING SOON

While many believe we are faced with a choice between growth and fairness, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz believes that with the right policies, we can have both. Join us on 20th May and hear one of the most hotly contested and influential economists of our times.

More Information

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Wednesday 1 July 2015, 7pm
Roberto Saviano on the War Against Organised Crime More Information Buy Tickets
Tuesday 14 July 2015, 9.30am
The Art of Debate: Learning to Speak your Mind More Information Buy Tickets
Wednesday 30 September 2015, 7pm
An Evening with Jonathan Franzen More Information Buy Tickets
Thursday 19 November 2015, 7pm
Greece vs Rome, with Boris Johnson and Mary Beard More Information Sold Out