• Thursday 6 September 2018, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    The prospect of a Corbyn-led government has some jumping for joy and others quaking in their boots. Intelligence Squared is bringing together some of Britain’s top political minds to debate whether Corbyn is potentially the saviour of Britain’s downtrodden or a fringe fanatic who is morally unfit to be Prime Minister.

    Jeremy Corbyn Is Unfit To Be Prime Minister
  • Tuesday 5 June 2018, 7pm

    Central Hall Westminster

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    Intelligence Squared are bringing together some of the world’s top Russia experts, including Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the exiled dissident who was once the country’s richest man, to examine the West’s complicated relationship with Russia and what actions should be taken.

    The Threat From Russia
  • Monday 18 June 2018, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    Many of Israel's supporters, including Donald Trump, claim Jerusalem should be recognised as the country's capital city. After all, it has been the Jewish people's spiritual capital for millennia. But will recognising Jerusalem be the death blow for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process?

    The World Should Recognise Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital
  • Monday 14 May 2018, 7pm

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    Intelligence Squared are joining forces with Historic England and bringing together a stellar panel including historians David Olusoga and Peter Frankopan, journalist and author Afua Hirsch, and cultural commentator Tiffany Jenkins.

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  • Thursday 7 June 2018, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    Mary Beard is one of the country's most prominent feminist and Britain's best known classicist. In conversation with Miriam González and Laurie Penny, she will examine misogyny's deep cultural roots, and explore the ways in which women have been excluded from power for thousands of years.

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  • Wednesday 9 May 2018, 7pm

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    Is Trump dismantling the robust system that has kept America united and irreparably damaging its standing as the most powerful nation on earth? To examine the political health of the US at this critical moment, Intelligence Squared are bringing together some of the world's top experts on American politics.

    The Disunited States
  • Tuesday 29 May 2018, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    Experts and campaigners will be discussing what has gone wrong with our food industry, and asking what choices we as consumers can make to help put things right. (Clue: it needn’t break the bank!)

    Thought For Food
  • Monday 2 July 2018, 7pm

    Emmanuel Centre

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    Blockchain, the technology on which Bitcoin is based, has gone mainstream. Evangelists describe it as a thrilling and versatile foundation that will revolutionise everything from finance to governance. But is it really the radical new paradigm its adherents claim?

    Blockchain: Quantum leap forward or digital snake oil?
  • Thursday 22 March 2018, 7pm

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    Is it time the public voted again on this defining issue of our times? Or should we embrace the opportunities of leaving the EU? Join the debate on March 22nd, hear the arguments and decide for yourself.

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  • Tuesday 10 July 2018, 9.15am

    Latymer Upper School

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    A two or three day debating workshop for students in Years 5-11 from Intelligence Squared and Debate Mate. In small groups students will craft their arguments, practise public speaking and take part in interactive lectures which expand their knowledge of topics such as human rights, criminal law, and the big political issues of the day.

    Deabate Like A World Champion
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    Stuck for an idea for a present? Give your friends and loved ones the gift of intelligence with the Intelligence Squared gift card. Our gift card allows you to choose from a range of price levels, and tickets can be used in any combination for our events.

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  • The Intelligence Squared Membership

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    Intelligence Squared has played host to luminaries such as President Jimmy Carter, Stephen Fry, Russell Brand, Desmond Tutu, Jaron Lanier, Eric Schmidt, Patti Smith, Jesse Jackson, Werner Herzog, Q-Tip, Steven Pinker, Christopher Hitchens and countless others. Our events sell out, so become a member.

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Jeremy Corbyn Is Unfit To Be Prime Minister

Jeremy Corbyn Is Unfit To Be Prime Minister

Thursday 6 September 2018, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

The prospect of a Corbyn-led government has some jumping for joy and others quaking in their boots. Intelligence Squared is bringing together some of Britain’s top political minds to debate whether Corbyn is potentially the saviour of Britain’s downtrodden or a fringe fanatic who is morally unfit to be Prime Minister.

More Information Buy Tickets
The Threat From Russia

The Threat From Russia: Can Putin Be Stopped?

Tuesday 5 June 2018, 7pm

Central Hall Westminster

Intelligence Squared are bringing together some of the world’s top Russia experts, including Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the exiled dissident who was once the country’s richest man, to examine the West’s complicated relationship with Russia and what actions should be taken.

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The World Should Recognise Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

The World Should Recognise Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

Monday 18 June 2018, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

Many of Israel's supporters, including Donald Trump, claim Jerusalem should be recognised as the country's capital city. After all, it has been the Jewish people's spiritual capital for millennia. But will recognising Jerusalem be the death blow for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process?

More Information Buy Tickets
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Revere or Remove? The Battle Over Statues, Heritage and History

Monday 14 May 2018, 7pm

PODCAST NOW AVAILABLE

Intelligence Squared are joining forces with Historic England and bringing together a stellar panel including historians David Olusoga and Peter Frankopan, journalist and author Afua Hirsch, and cultural commentator Tiffany Jenkins.

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Mary Beard on Women and Power

Thursday 7 June 2018, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

Mary Beard is one of the country's most prominent feminist and Britain's best known classicist. In conversation with Miriam González and Laurie Penny, she will examine misogyny's deep cultural roots, and explore the ways in which women have been excluded from power for thousands of years.

More Information Buy Tickets
Thought For Food

Thought For Food

Tuesday 29 May 2018, 7pm

Emmanuel Centre

Experts and campaigners will be discussing what has gone wrong with our food industry, and asking what choices we as consumers can make to help put things right. (Clue: it needn’t break the bank!)

More Information Buy Tickets

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Intelligence Squared is the world's premier forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world's sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Past speakers include: President Jimmy Carter, Richard Branson, Mary Beard, Sean Penn, Desmond Tutu, Patti Smith, Thomas Piketty, Stephen Fry, Eric Schmidt, Christopher Hitchens, Marina Abramovic, Germaine Greer and Rev. Jesse Jackson. READ MORE