David Willetts MP and Roger Scruton discuss how much specialist knowledge politicians need
2/10 Tom Charlton on what 17th-century ideas about censorship share with the Leveson report.
Matthew Sweet chairs a debate exploring technology's impact on cultural taste.
1/10 Tiffany Watt-Smith explores the interest of Victorian scientists in our urge to imitate.
A discussion exploring protest, foreign policy, intervention and peace-making.
Karen Armstrong argues that a recognition of how little we know is the only way to peace.
WIth conversation from choreographer Akram Khan, plus witchcraft on stage and in prints.
Orhan Pamuk talks to Philip Dodd about his writing career and his views of modern Turkey.
With Matthew Sweet. Mike Leigh on his new film, plus an exhibition of artists' mannequins.
Anne McElvoy is joined by celebrated Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood.