Future Events

Anne-Marie Slaughter on Our Hyper-Networked World

Anne-Marie Slaughter on Our Hyper-Networked World

Monday 3 April 2017, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre


Anne-Marie Slaughter, one of America’s top foreign-policy experts, will argue for a more open, participatory world where governments and citizens come together to forge a new social contract. She will be joined by former foreign minister Jack Straw and Geoff Mulgan, chief executive of Nesta.
Fake News: The Facts

Fake News: The Facts

Thursday 25 May 2017, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre


Intelligence Squared is bringing together a star panel, including Armando Iannucci, the celebrated Oscar-nominated creator of satirical political comedies Veep and The Thick of It, former White House adviser Tim Wu and BuzzFeed's fake news expert Craig Silverman, to debate the implications of the post-truth world.
Whose Prosperity?

Whose Prosperity?

Sunday 26 March 2017, 6.30pm | BMUB, Berlin


Globalisation has created wealth across the world, lifting hundreds of millions out of extreme poverty. But has too much of the wealth ended up in the hands of too few? How can globalisation be reconfigured to promote more equal, stable economies which do not overstretch environmental resources?
It's time to bring Russia in from the cold: Rapprochement is in the West's best interests

It's time to bring Russia in from the cold

Thursday 8 June 2017, 6.45pm | Emmanuel Centre


President Trump has ripped up the foreign policy playbook, promised a more constructive policy towards Russia and praised Putin as a ‘strong leader’ that he can cut a deal with. But is it in the West’s interests to bring Putin in from the cold? Or should we be on our guard against an ascendant, belligerent Russia?
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.
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The Art of Debate: Learning to Speak your Mind

Wednesday 5 April 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.
The Art of Speaking in Public

The Art of Speaking in Public

Thursday 18 May 2017, 4pm | The Dorchester


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.