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From the boardroom to politics we look to increase the representation of women. But if women were dominant what impact would it have? Might women be best suited to 21st century culture and create a productive economy and less conflictual politics? Or is this utopian and sexist nonsense?

Speakers: Diane Abbott, Niamh Corbett, Helena Cronin

The cry of democrats and revolutionaries, we value freedom above almost anything. But neuroscientists claim they can predict decisions seven seconds before we act. Might free will be an illusion? Do we need to reimagine what it means to be human, or ...

Speakers: George Ellis, Patrick Haggard, Jennifer Hornsby

By endorsing trickery and deceit, Machiavelli ensured his name would live on in ...

Speakers: Norman Lamont, Sam Macrory, John Mcternan

Scientists and philosophers alike argue that human nature is pre-determined. Ant...

Speakers: Daniel Everett

The Sky at Night host and physicist Maggie Aderin-Pocock takes us on a journey t...

Speakers: Maggie Aderin-Pocock

We think morality is unique to being human. Yet the animal kingdom has many exam...

Speakers: Molly Crockett, Christopher Hamilton, John Harris

Since the French Revolution, the left-right divide has defined the political map...

Speakers: Hilary Benn, Michael Howard, Pippa Malmgren, Peter Oborne

For politicians and journalists, church leaders and chief executives, errors are...

Speakers: Susan Neiman, David Owen, Don Paterson

From Father Christmas to the Tooth Fairy, we are charmed by the fantasies we tel...

Speakers: Doon Mackichan, Megg Rosoff, Mark Rowlands, Mark Salter

You’re so vain, you probably think this talk is about you. Luckily for you, it i...

Speakers: Shahidha Bari
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