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The Academy of Ideas hosts a yearly two-day festival, the BATTLE OF IDEAS, runs an acclaimed Sixth Form debating competition, DEBATING MATTERS, and a weekend summer university, THE ACADEMY. Read more ABOUT THE ACADEMY

In April 2017, we launched a new project, LIVING FREEDOM, a residential school in London for 18- to 25-year-olds.

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Substance over style
University as it should be

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Thursday 21 December 2017

Do you trust the media?

Listen to the debate at the Battle of Ideas 2017.

Friday 15 December 2017

Millennials: youthquake or snowflakes?

Listen to the debate at the Battle of Ideas 2017.

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in the media Monday 21 August 2017

Why child discipline laws are hit and miss

in the media Wednesday 21 June 2017

Lessons from the ashes of Grenfell

appearance Monday 19 June 2017

Scotland’s unionist fightback

in the media Wednesday 31 May 2017

Respecting the will of the people

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