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Question Time on Ideologies and Beliefs

How should society respond to extremist ideas and beliefs? Is there a balance to be struck between freedom and security? Is the world more insecure and unstable that it has been in the past?


The Institute of Ideas Debating Matters Competition and Research Councils UK Global Uncertainties Programme present:

Question Time on Ideologies and Beliefs
Wednesday 3 March, 7.00pm for 7.30pm start
Graveney School, Welham Road, London, SW17 9BU

How should society respond to extremist ideas and beliefs? Is there a balance to be struck between freedom and security? Is the world more insecure and unstable that it has been in the past?

In the style of the BBC’s Question Time programme, leading media commentators, politicians and academics will address a range of questions related to issues such as youth radicalisation, belief and politics, terrorism and civil liberties, surveillance and privacy, as well as broader issues relating to the state of politics in the UK. The audience will have the opportunity to ask questions and enter the debate from the floor.

Speakers include:

Sadiq Khan, Labour MP for Tooting and Minister for Transport
Sir Lawrence Freedman, Professor of War Studies and Vice-Principal, Kings College and Global Uncertainties Fellow
Brendan O’Neill, journalist and editor, Spiked Online
Zoe Williams, Columnist, The Guardian
More to be confirmed.

This event is free to attend however, to secure your place, please RSVP to Helen Birtwistle: helenbirtwistle@instituteofideas.com or telephone 020 7 269 9232


Speaker(s):

Sadiq Khan | talks
Brendan O'Neill | talks | www
Sir Lawrence Freedman | talks | www
Zoe Williams | talks

 

Date and Time:

3 March 2010 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

2 hours

 

Venue:

Graveney School
Welham Road
London
SW17 9BU


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Organised by:

Institute of Ideas
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Tickets:

FREE

Available from:

RSVP to helenbirtwistle@instituteofideas.com or call 020 7269 9220

Additional Information:

www.debatingmatters.com

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