Economist Aditya Chakrabortty examines the impact of economic change on society. Read more
Economist Aditya Chakrabortty examines the impact of economic change on society.
New Generation Thinker: Lucy Powell
Lucy Powell gives a talk on the surprising history of novelty.
Rachel Hewitt on the mapping of the Scottish border, from the Free Thinking Festival.
Corin Throsby gives a talk on the fan mail Byron received.
New Generation Thinker: Laurence Scott
Laurence Scott of King's College London on the fascinating figure of the gothic heroine.
New Generation Thinker: David Petts
David Petts calls for the preservation of the industrial heritage of the North East.
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.