Battle Of Ideas Festival

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Battle Of Ideas Festival

There will be a battle of ideas at the Barbican this weekend as the festival of the same name takes over the venue.

The two day series of talks aims to understand the turbulent world we currently live in touching on everything from the Gender Pay Gap, to a crisis of diplomancy in the Trump era.

The philosopher Piers Benn is one of the 400 speakers, came into the studio ahead of his talk. 

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