Future Events

The West should get out of bed with the House of Saud

The West should get out of bed with the House of Saud

Thursday May 28 2015, 6.45pm | Cadogan Hall

Western governments have persisted for decades in courting the Saudi royal family, making an ally of one of the most reactionary regimes in the world. Should we desist now, or it is of vital political and economic interest to stay in bed with the Saudi kingdom. Make up your own mind at our debate on 28th May.

Spotlight on Piketty

Monday May 11 2015, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre

In this rare visit to London, Thomas Piketty will appear centre stage for Intelligence Squared, along with a panel of experts to debate the themes discussed in his book 'Capital in the 21st Century', the surprise publishing sensation of 2014.

The Extreme Present: An Evening of Self-Help for Planet Earth

Thursday March 5 2015, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre

Come and hear renowned curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, Generation X author Douglas Coupland, and critic Shumon Basar conduct a unique, rapid-fire event, as they examine the neurological, social and geological effects that the internet is having on our brains, our lives and our planet.

Burgundy vs Bordeaux

Monday March 23 2015, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre

Come and engage your senses as well as your mind as we bring together two giants of wine writing, Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson, to go head to head in a debate on the world’s two greatest wines. Every audience member will be given a glass of each wine to help them decide which should win.