Monday 21 November 2016, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre
Join us on November 21st, as Jonathan Haidt and Nick Clegg analyse how disillusionment with Western liberal democracy is fuelling the rise of a new populist politics.
Tuesday 29 November 2016, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre
Following the wild popularity of our previous cultural combat events – Greece vs Rome, Jane Austen vs Emily Brontë, Shakespeare vs Milton, Vermeer vs Rembrandt, and Verdi vs Wagner – Intelligence Squared now turns to the two giants of spy fiction. Which of them should wear the laurels?
Thursday 16 February 2017, 11am | Royal Geographical Society
Join us for the Intelligence Squared Festival 2017, a one-day deep dive into the world’s most thrilling ideas and technologies, featuring pioneers from all over the world exploring what’s happening right now across a raft of areas.
Tuesday 6 December 2016, 7pm | Royal Geographical Society
Have the forces of tidiness marched too far? How can we foster creativity, resilience and responsiveness in an ever-more automated world? Join the FT's star economist Tim Harford on December 6th, and discover the power and the joys of a little mess.
Monday 31 October 2016, 7pm | Royal Institution of Great Britain
The ethical and environmental arguments can make it difficult to justify eating animal products. But do we want to live in a world where there is no beef Wellington or cheese soufflé? Join us on 31st October and hear the arguments from AA Gill and George Monbiot.
Wednesday 22 February 2017, 7pm | Royal Institution of Great Britain
Does publicising terrorism play into the hands of the perpetrators or does it help keep us on the alert against further attacks? Join the debate on 22nd February 2017, and hear the arguments of renowned counter-terrorism expert Shiraz Maher and one of the UK's leading commentators Simon Jenkins.
Tuesday 25 October 2016, 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.
Monday 14 November 2016, 6.45pm | Emmanuel Centre
Which Brexit is it, ‘hard’ or ‘soft’? Which should be given priority, the power to control our borders with Europe or to keep our markets open to it? That’s the big question that will be fought over on November 14th, by our illustrious panel of pundits and by you the audience.