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Niall Ferguson: Henry Kissinger Reappraised

Monday 12 October 2015, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre


Henry Kissinger: to the late Christopher Hitchens a war criminal who should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity; to his admirers the greatest strategic thinker America has ever produced. Join us on 12th October as renowned historians Niall Ferguson and Andrew Roberts discuss Kissinger's legacy.
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Greece vs Rome, with Boris Johnson and Mary Beard

Thursday 19 November 2015, 7pm | Central Hall Westminster


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.
Yuval Noah Harari on the myths we need to survive

Yuval Noah Harari on the myths we need to survive

Wednesday 23 September 2015, 7pm | Royal Geographical Society


Yuval Noah Harari is the historian who achieved the staggering feat of compressing 70,000 years of human history into a single, bestselling book, 'Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind'. Join us to hear Professor Harari examine how our capacity for myth has shaped the foundations of our civilisation.
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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.