Faith in Politics
14 December 2010
Zygmunt Bauman (Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Leeds) and Richard Harries (former Bishop of Oxford)
Dangers arise from an erosion of the separation of church and state, but is there something missing from our politics?
Privacy and Free Speech
Max Mosley (former president of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile and Alan Rusbridger (Editor of The Guardian)
27 October 2010
Who should decide what is private, and what is in the public interest to make public? An editor or a judge?
24 June 2010
Stephen Green (Group Chairman of HSBC) and Jeff Raikes (Chief Executive of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
What can modern philanthropy and business learn from each other to make them each more effective?
Politics and Religion
25 May 2010
Ian Buruma (Henry R Luce Professor of Democracy, Human Rights and Journalism, Bard College) and Gilles Kepel (Philippe Roman Chair in History and International Affairs, LSE)
How should politics approach religious values that are at odds with the mainstream of society, and can intolerance be tolerated?
The Politics and Realities of Banking Regulation
19 May 2010
John Plender (senior Financial Times writer) and Avinash Persaud (Chairman of Intelligence Capital Ltd)
11 May 2010
Clara Furse (former CEO of the London Stock Exchange) and John Redwood (MP for Wokingham)
How has the financial crisis changed the political landscape for regulating the financial sector, and how long will the window of opportunity for reform stay open?
3 February 2010
Vincent Cable (Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor) and Adair Turner (Chairman of the FSA)
How much has the science of economics been damaged by the financial crisis? How can it be redeemed?