Future Events

The Myths we need to survive, with Yuval Noah Harari

The Myths we need to survive, with Yuval Noah Harari

Wednesday 23 September 2015, 7pm | Royal Geographical Society

Yuval Noah Harari is the Israeli 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.

Debate like a World Champion: Two-day courses

Tuesday 14 July 2015, 9.30am | Latymer Upper School

A 2-part debating programme for Year 5 and above from Intelligence Squared and Debate Mate. All teachers 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.

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.
Greece vs Rome

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.