About Intelligence Squared
Intelligence Squared Live
Founded in London in 2002, our events have captured the imagination of public audiences for a decade, selling out the UK capital’s most prestigious venues, hosting the biggest names in politics, journalism and the arts. Our celebrated list of speakers include: Stephen Fry, President Jimmy Carter, Patti Smith, Richard Dawkins, Chris Anderson, Sean Penn, Germaine Greer, Werner Herzog, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Salman Rushdie, Richard Branson, Professor Brian Cox, Nate Silver, Umberto Eco, Martin Amis and Grayson Perry.
Intelligence Squared Online
Online, intelligencesquared.com is a hub for all of our best online content including video, audio and our archive of punchy written debates. All new events are posted free to watch on YouTube. Soon, all our past events will also be free to watch online.
Intelligence Squared Global
Today, our world-famous live debates and discussions are held in New York, Sydney, Hong Kong, Athens and Kiev. Our status as a truly global organisation is confirmed by regular broadcasts on BBC World News to an estimated audience of 70 million for each event. The USA debates are also broadcast on radio, carried by over 200 NPR stations and televised on PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) nationally in the US and live-streamed on Fora.TV and UStream. The Australian debates are also broadcast on ABC.