Future Events

Brexit: What Next?

Brexit: What Next?

Monday 4 July 2016, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre

The UK has made a momentous decision to leave the EU. To discuss the ramifications, Intelligence Squared are staging an emergency event on Monday July 4th. A panel of key players and experts, chaired by the Guardian’s Jonathan Freedland.
Carlo Rovelli and Christophe Galfard on the Architecture of the Universe

The Architecture of the Universe

Monday 18 July 2016, 7pm | Royal Geographical Society

Does time exist? Was our universe born from a Big Bang, or from a Big Bounce triggered by a former universe imploding? These are some of the questions that will be tackled by world-renowned physicists Carlo Rovelli and Christophe Galfard in this event chaired by BBC science star Helen Czerski.
A Meeting of East and West

Ancient Worlds: A Meeting of East and West

Tuesday 5 July 2016, 7pm | Royal Institution of Great Britain

Star historians Michael Scott and Bettany Hughes discuss a new way of looking at the past, which crosses boundaries of time and geography to give us a better understanding of who we are today.
Richard Dawkins: The Rational Revolutionary

Richard Dawkins: The Rational Revolutionary

Thursday 14 July 2016, 7pm | Emmanuel Centre

Join us on July 14th for this unmissable gathering of some of the world’s most original and incisive minds as they celebrate the man who has probably done more than any other person alive to illuminate how we think about ourselves and the world around us.
Jeremy Paxman: The Man Who Wouldn't Take "No Comment" For an Answer

Jeremy Paxman in conversation with John Humphrys

Tuesday 4 October 2016, 7pm | Central Hall Westminster

In his first major interview on his long-awaited memoir, Jeremy Paxman comes to the Intelligence Squared stage, where he will be joined by Today programme presenter John Humphrys. Come and watch Humphrys turn the tables, and have your chance to cross-question Paxman, the great cross-questioner of the age.

The Art of Debate: Learning to Speak your Mind

Tuesday 12 July 2016, 9.15am | St Paul’s Girls’ School, London

A 2-part debating workshop for students in Year 5 to Year 13 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.