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The World After Men

Feminism has been focused on equal status for women. But does this limit the horizon? With girls outperforming boys in education and with little social requirement for physical strength, is there a case for a matriarchal culture? Or would matriarchy not bring anything better than patriarchy? Do all matriarchy examples show just how regressive such a system would be? 

Are biographies fiction?

Speakers: Hermione Lee, Ray Monk, Stephen Frears

Morality, virtues & consequences

Speakers: Joanna Kavenna, Parashkev Nachev, Hilary Lawson

The new global order

Speakers: Cory Doctorow, Michael Goldfarb, Shirley Williams

Do we still need explorers?

Speakers: Don Paterson, Pen Hadow, Belinda Kirk