Photos and Video
Photos from past Festival of Ideas events are posted on the Festival of Ideas photostream on Flickr. A selection of short video interviews can be found on this page, recorded at various events during 2009 and 2010. Click on the video clips below to watch. You can see more recent videos on the Festival of Ideas blog.
On 12th May 2010, Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University, came to Bristol to deliver his lecture : ‘Peace and the Plundered Planet’. The following interview was recorded just before his event.
The following video interview with Chris Anderson was recorded on 1st July 2009, during his visit to the UK to promote his new book Free. The recording took place just before Chris’ event: ‘A Radical Vision of the New Economy‘ at the Bristol Festival of Ideas.
Book Prize 2009
On 5th May 2009, we awarded the first annual Bristol Festival of Ideas Book Prize (2009) to Nick Davies for his book Flat Earth News. Before the announcement of the winner, we recorded video interviews with five of the shortlisted authors (below), asking them about their books and how they felt to be nominated.