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Chris Packham credit- Jo Charlesworth
Wed 04 May 2016
19:00 - 20:00
Price: £5
Chris Packham

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Julian Agyeman
Tue 10 May 2016
19:30 - 21:15
Free Admission
Julian Agyeman

Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

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The Bristol Festival of Ideas aims to stimulate people’s minds and passions with an inspiring programme of discussion and debate throughout the year.

Established in 2004, the Bristol Festival of Ideas emerged out of Bristol’s bid to be Capital of Culture in 2008.

We wanted more debate in the city. We also wanted to celebrate the work of great writers, commentators and thinkers in and outside the city.

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Benedict Anderson's memoir looks essential reading:
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Does technology mean co-operation on an unprecedented level is now possible? Paul Mason in Bristol 7 June
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'I’d love to see Europe emerge from its the moment it’s hard to see any positive signs.' #economicsfest
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Bristol University's Brad Evans interviews Zygmunt Bauman: 'The Refugee Crisis Is Humanity’s Crisis'
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Chris Packham in Bristol 4 May. Currently fully booked.
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Should we burn Ivory?New event 24 May: what's the future for animal rights:
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Society’s failure to embrace neurodiversity might be limiting human potential. Steve Silberman on NeuroTribes 27 May
16 hours ago
Detroit Resurrected 'stands as a valuable work of urban policy' #futurecity17
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Lindy West book tour hits Bristol 3 June. Don't miss:
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Prime Minister Manuel Valls: 'Our youth feel neglected by society...Nuit Debout is expressing this, in its own way'
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From Penguin. Something to discuss with Yanis Varoufakis 29 May.
18 hours ago
Just arrived: paperback of Richard Thaler's Misbehaving. Thaler in Bristol 31 May
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Why don’t people pursue their best interests? Richard Thaler on behavioural economics 31 May
1 day ago
@HenryGJeffreys @laurabrooke59 Tried to buy it today but no shops had it. Out soon I think. Agreed, it looks brilliant.
1 day ago
A great book in its original manuscript form. Wonderful. Sebald is much missed.
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