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First Tuesday current affairs discussion - Tuesday 4 July 7:00pm start

Tuesday 4th July: First Tuesday Current Affairs discussion

Discussing First topical issue (Mark Iddon) and Second topical issue (Simon Belt)

Public forum for engaging and debating ideas
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The AcademyUniversity as it should be

The Academy 2017

University as it should be: two-day summer school for anyone interested in studying ideas.

15-16 July 2017, Wyboston Lakes, Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedfordshire MK44 3AL

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Battle of Ideas 2017Battle of Ideas

Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October

The Battle of Ideas festival, currently being held at the Barbican in London, was initiated by the Institute of Ideas 12 years ago to encourage free thinking and open-ended public discussion, and is supported by a wide range of partners. The Battle of Ideas festival comprises 400 speakers at 75 debates and satellite discussions confronting society’s big issues and unresolved questions. It affords the opportunity for some clear thinking, rational debate and agenda-setting - above all, it's future-orientated, whilst retaining a healthy regard for the past achievements of humanity.

 

Inspired by the Institute of Ideas, the Manchester Salon will hopefully be organising a couple of satellite events as part of this year's Battle of Ideas.

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