This week on The Forum

This week on The Forum

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Theodore Zeldin, presenter Tim Marlow and Fazlun Khalid

The Forum, the BBC World Service programme which boldly crosses boundaries: scientific, creative and geographic, this week presented by Tim Marlow


Historian and philosopher Theodore Zeldin tells us what needs to be done to make work less laborious and more fulfilling again.

Physicist and novelist Janna Levin shows how limits in science can be a creative and liberating force in her novel A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines.

Leading environmental activist Fazlun Khalid explores how Islamic teachings can be used to increase our awareness of the planet.

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Each week we give one of our guests the chance to change the world and present an idea they feel could make all the difference.

Historian and philosopher Theodore Zeldin presents his idea.

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