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Celebrate thought at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas

A true intellectual feast, it includes over 250 events for all ages and interests, ranging from evening talks and panel discussions to exhibitions, music, theatre, film screenings and participatory workshops. Featured speakers include heterodox economist Ha-Joon Chang, historians Sir Richard Evans and David Cesarani...

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Programmes available

This year's Festival of Ideas programme is available now. Please email us at if you would like a programme sent to you in the mail. Alternatively you can download the programme here .

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Thought-provoking debates on contested identities lead Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2014

The Festival - which runs from 20 October to 2 November - will focus on ‘Identities’, and features leading thinkers, academics, writers and performers including Ha-Joon Chang, Professor Sir Richard Evans, Ben Okri, Carol Ann Duffy, Caroline Criado-Perez, Alexander McCall Smith and Bridget Christie. Now in its seventh year...

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