David Petts calls for the preservation of the industrial heritage of the North East. Read more
New Generation Thinker: David Petts
David Petts calls for the preservation of the industrial heritage of the North East.
Historian Linda Colley delivers a lecture entitled The Present and the Past of Change.
Julian Savulescu - The Moral Obligation to Improve
Julian Savulescu makes the case for human enhancement at the 2011 Free Thinking festival.
Can We Stop the Mania for Change?
Philip Dodd chairs a debate on obsession with change, with Molly Dineen and Giles Fraser.
What is the Future of Civilisation as the Oil Runs Out?
Anne McElvoy chairs a talk about the impact of a future energy crisis on our way of life.
Economist Aditya Chakrabortty examines the impact of economic change on society.
Susie Orbach challenges the obsession with personal change at Free Thinking 2011.
Were the Luddites Right?
Rana Mitter chairs a debate about the Luddite movement, to mark its 200th anniversary.
Neuro-scientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore discusses dramatic changes in the teenage brain.
A talk in which landscape architect Charles Jencks calls for a new cosmic art.