Future Events

Feminism Is For Everyone

Feminism Is For Everyone

Wednesday 8 March 2017, 7.30pm | Emmanuel Centre

Has feminism become trapped in its own elitist ‘lean-in’ bubble? How can we bring men into the conversation, and involve them in a project that stands to benefit everyone? Intelligence Squared is bringing together a brilliant panel, including Jess Phillips, Catherine Mayer and David Baddiel, to put forward their practical solutions.
Trump is making America great again

Trump is making America great again

Monday 24 April 2017, 6.45pm | Emmanuel Centre

Is Trump the disrupter that America needs to restore it to greatness, or will he send the country to the dogs? Join us at this major debate on April 24th to mark Trump’s first 100 days in office and decide for yourself.
Anne-Marie Slaughter on How Networks Can Change the World

Anne-Marie Slaughter on How Networks Can Change the World

Monday 3 April 2017, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre

International cooperation appears in decline as nations turn in on themselves and prioritise their own interests. What is the concerned citizen to do? Enter Anne-Marie Slaughter, one of America’s leading foreign-policy experts, who will put across an empowering vision of her own.

The Art of Debate: Learning to Speak your Mind

Wednesday 15 February 2017, 9.15am |

A 2-day debating workshop for students in Year 5 to Year 11 from Intelligence Squared and Debate Mate. All Mentors 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.

Public-speaking training For Adults

Thursday 9 March 2017, 4pm | The Royal Institution

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.