In May and June 2016, Festival of Ideas takes a look at health; wildlife; the Holocaust; social mobility; the future of newspapers; feminism; science and philosophy of the seventeenth centuries and what they offer now; the legacy of Tony Blair and the future of the Left; autism; freedom of expression; economics; and economic behaviour and austerity in Europe, among other topics. Also launched is the first annual lecture celebrating the life and work of critic Philip French.
As ever, it's a packed programme of stimulating events - see you there!
Visit ideasfestival.co.uk for details of all the talks happening in Bristol at Watershed and beyond.
Ticket prices: £4.50 - £7.00.