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A selection of articles and features from the Festival, including speaker spotlights.

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2017 marks the tenth year of the Festival of Ideas.

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Bookings open for 2017 Cambridge Festival of Ideas

22 September 2017

Bookings open at 11am on Monday [25th September] for the 2017 Cambridge Festival of Ideas, which features a huge range of events and discussions on subjects ranging from empire and Brexit, the future of Europe and conspiracy theories to the past, present and future of India. The Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary...

Arts explore the meaning of truth at Cambridge Festival of Ideas

20 September 2017

How is truth produced? What is art? How can art, literature and technology restore truth to the ruins of Syria? These are just some of the questions being explored in a range of innovative and thought-provoking exhibitions and performances at this year’s Cambridge Festival of Ideas. The Festival, which this year celebrates...

India uncovered

18 September 2017

India, one of the world's oldest civilisations, features strongly in many of the events at this year's Cambridge Festival of Ideas as it celebrates 70 years since independence and faces up to a host of critical issues for its future, from nationalism to development. Several high-profile talks and debates during the...

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The Cambridge Festival of Ideas will take place 16-29 October 2017

Bookings open on Monday 25 September at 11am

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