6/10 Sarah Dillon explores roles for women in science fiction and asks if the genre is sexist.
5/10 Jules Evans explores rationalists' suspicions about states of high elation.
4/10 John Gallagher on how 16th and 17th-century global travellers shaped English speech.
9/10 Rebecca Steinfeld investigates the place of religious traditions involving genital cutting
3/10 New Generation Thinker Fern Riddell discusses women's rights activist Annie Besant.
1/10 Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough on the power battles between Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings.
Authors Lionel Shriver and Val Curtis ask if we are too obsessed with food and body image.
Lecture in which Professor Sugata Mitra talks about teaching ourselves using computers.
A discussion asking if maps can reveal too much and how they direct our thinking.
Professor Sally Davies, chief medical officer for England, lectures on disease.