Index on Censorship is an official partner in this year’s Battle of Ideas, the festival of high-level, thought-provoking debate organised by the Institute of Ideas and hosted by the Royal College of Art, with Index team members taking part in several fascinating debates.
On 13 October, Index news editor Padraig Reidy will be discussing “Divining art? Culture and the sacred in the 21st century” at Notre Dame University, London, as part of a panel including Ruth Gledhill of the Times and George Pitcher of the Daily Telegraph.
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Index chief executive John Kampfner will debate the art of cartoons and offence on 22 October, along with Index on Censorship magazine contributor Martin Rowson, at the event “Drawing the line: political cartooning in an inoffensive age” at the Kowalsky Gallery, London EC1. Book your place here.
Jo Glanville, editor of Index on Censorship magazine, will join Anthony Barnett of the Convention on Modern Liberty and others to debate the issue that define freedom in our time at “Rethinking Freedom in an Illiberal Age: securing rights or celebrating liberty?”, one of the Battle Of Ideas’ “Keynote Controversies” at the Battle of Ideas festival weekend at the Royal College of Art, Kensington, London, on October 31. Book your place here