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Ancient Worlds: A Meeting of East and West

Speakers: Bettany Hughes, Michael Scott

The Benefits System Perpetuates Misery

Speakers for the motion: James Bartholomew, Adam Perkins
Speakers against the motion: Jess Phillips MP, Matthew Taylor
Chair: Daniel Glaser

The Return of History and the Death of Democracy

Speakers: Peter Frankopan, Kwasi Kwarteng

Richard Dawkins: The Rational Revolutionary

Speakers: Richard Dawkins, Susan Blackmore, Derren Brown, Michael Frayn
Via video-link: Daniel Dennett, Stephen Pinker
Chair: Jonathan Freedland

Tony Blair on Trial

Speakers: David Aaronovitch, Tom Bower
Expert witnesses: Professor Margaret Brown, Michael Clarke, John McTernan, Matthew Taylor
Chair: Nick Robinson

The Future of Health: When Death Becomes Optional

Speakers: Dr Daniel Kraft, João Pedro de Magalhães, Professor Tony Young, Dr Michael Mosley

The trouble with this country is the Daily Mail

For the motion: Rev Richard Coles, Zoe Williams
Against the motion: Roger Alton, Peter Oborne
Chair: Kamal Ahmed

Defeating Isis means Western boots on the ground

For the motion: General John Allen, Douglas Murray
Against the motion: Rula Jebreal, Ken Livingstone
Chair: NIk Gowing

What Next for Feminism?

Speakers: Anne-Marie Slaughter, Helena Cronin, Amanda Foreman, Daniel Glaser, Afua Hirsch
Chair: Jenni Russell

Greece vs Rome, with Boris Johnson and Mary Beard

Championing Greece: Boris Johnson
Championing Rome: Mary Beard
Chair: Andrew Marr
Actors: Max Bennett, Niamh Cusack

Niall Ferguson: Henry Kissinger Reappraised

Speakers: Niall Ferguson, Andrew Roberts

Effective Altruism: A better way to lead an ethical life

Speakers: William MacAskill, Giles Fraser
Chair: Kamal Ahmed

Let’s end the tyranny of the test. Relentless school testing demeans education

For the motion: Tristram Hunt, Tony Little
Against the motion: Daisy Christodoulou, Toby Young
Chair: Sir Anthony Seldon

Yuval Noah Harari on the myths we need to survive

Speaker: Yuval Noah Harari
Chair: Michael Scott