• Tuesday February 10 2015, 7pm

    Royal Geographical Society

    More Information Buy Tickets

    New prison models have emerged in several European countries that suggest it’s not incarceration alone that prisoners need – it’s treatment for drug, alcohol, social and mental health issues. Isn’t it time that we did the same?

    Main_Prison_black
  • Become a member of the intelligence community

    More Information

    If you’re stumped for a Christmas present for someone who loves politics and the arts, enjoys brilliant oratory and being intellectually stimulated by the world’s greatest minds, then why not consider the Intelligence Squared Giftbox?

    Main_GiftBox_Order18Dec_homepage
  • Monday May 11 2015, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

    More Information Buy Tickets

    In this rare appearance in London, Thomas Piketty will appear centre stage for Intelligence Squared, along with a panel of experts – some supporters, some critics – to debate the themes discussed in his book 'Capital in the 21st Century', the surprise publishing sensation of 2014.

    Main_Piketty_new
  • Thursday February 26 2015, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

    More Information Buy Tickets

    The Leonardo da Vinci of our times’. This is how Sir Terence Conran has described Thomas Heatherwick, who has won a global reputation for transformation, experimentation and surprise. Join us to hear one of the most experimental and creative practitioners working in Britain today.

    Thomas Heatherwick on ingenuity, transformation and surprise
  • Thursday February 5 2015, 7pm

    Royal Institution of Great Britain

    More Information Sold Out

    June 2015 will see the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, the ‘Great Charter’ which was signed by King John to resolve a political crisis he faced with his barons. Join us on 5th February 2015 as we host an evening dedicated to the history, the reinvention and the enduring significance of this historic document.

    SoldOut_MagnaCarta
  • Monday March 23 2015

    Emmanuel Centre

    More Information Buy Tickets

    Come and engage your senses as well as your mind as we bring together two giants of wine writing, Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson, to go head to head in a debate on the world’s two greatest wines. Every audience member will be given a glass of each wine to help them decide which should win.

    Main_BurgundyVSBordeaux_MichelRoux
  • Tuesday February 17 2015

    Latymer Upper School, King Street, Hammersmith, London, W6 9LR

    More Information

    Give your kids the edge with this 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.

    Debate Like a World Champion
  • Tuesday December 2 2014

    PODCAST AVAILABLE NOW

    More Information

    Who are we? Why are we here? Are we alone in the universe? How did we become the creatures that we are? How might we further evolve? These are some of the big questions that Brian Cox and Alice Roberts tackled when they come to the Intelligence Squared stage earlier in 2014.

    Brian Cox and Alice Roberts on the Incredible Unlikeliness of Existence
  • The Intelligence Squared Membership

    More Information

    Intelligence Squared has played host to luminaries such as President Jimmy Carter, Stephen Fry, Russell Brand, Desmond Tutu, Jaron Lanier, Eric Schmidt, Patti Smith, Jess 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 Intelligence Squared Podcast

    More Information

    To keep you informed, inspired and entertained throughout 2014 we will be running a new podcast every Friday. Showcasing the very best from our forthcoming debates, talks and discussions and our rich archive of past events, we guarantee you a stimulating listen.

    The Intelligence Squared Podcast
Main_Prison_black

Helping prisoners should be the main purpose of prison

Tuesday February 10 2015, 7pm

Royal Geographical Society

New prison models have emerged in several European countries that suggest it’s not incarceration alone that prisoners need – it’s treatment for drug, alcohol, social and mental health issues. Isn’t it time that we did the same?

More Information Buy Tickets
Main_GiftBox_Order18Dec_homepage

The Intelligence Squared 'Open to Debate' Gift Box

Become a member of the intelligence community

If you’re stumped for a Christmas present for someone who loves politics and the arts, enjoys brilliant oratory and being intellectually stimulated by the world’s greatest minds, then why not consider the Intelligence Squared Giftbox?

More Information
Main_Piketty_new

Spotlight on Piketty

Monday May 11 2015, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

In this rare appearance in London, Thomas Piketty will appear centre stage for Intelligence Squared, along with a panel of experts – some supporters, some critics – to debate the themes discussed in his book 'Capital in the 21st Century', the surprise publishing sensation of 2014.

More Information Buy Tickets
Thomas Heatherwick on ingenuity, transformation and surprise

Thomas Heatherwick on ingenuity, transformation and surprise

Thursday February 26 2015, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

The Leonardo da Vinci of our times’. This is how Sir Terence Conran has described Thomas Heatherwick, who has won a global reputation for transformation, experimentation and surprise. Join us to hear one of the most experimental and creative practitioners working in Britain today.

More Information Buy Tickets
SoldOut_MagnaCarta

Magna Carta: Myth and Meaning

Thursday February 5 2015, 7pm

Royal Institution of Great Britain

June 2015 will see the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, the ‘Great Charter’ which was signed by King John to resolve a political crisis he faced with his barons. Join us on 5th February 2015 as we host an evening dedicated to the history, the reinvention and the enduring significance of this historic document.

More Information Sold Out
Main_BurgundyVSBordeaux_MichelRoux

Burgundy vs Bordeaux

Monday March 23 2015

Emmanuel Centre

Come and engage your senses as well as your mind as we bring together two giants of wine writing, Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson, to go head to head in a debate on the world’s two greatest wines. Every audience member will be given a glass of each wine to help them decide which should win.

More Information Buy Tickets

Calendar


Thursday February 5 2015, 7pm
Magna Carta: Myth and Meaning More Information Sold Out
Tuesday February 10 2015, 7pm
Helping prisoners should be the main purpose of prison More Information Buy Tickets
Thursday February 26 2015, 7pm
Thomas Heatherwick on ingenuity, transformation and surprise More Information Buy Tickets
Monday March 23 2015
Burgundy vs Bordeaux More Information Buy Tickets
Monday May 11 2015, 7pm
Spotlight on Piketty More Information Buy Tickets