the team

David Bowden, associate fellow

David is associate fellow at the Institute of Ideas, having acted as its associate director until July 2016. In his time at the Institute he played a key role in the expansion of the Battle of Ideas at the Barbican and the development of Battle of Ideas Europe. He has written and commented for a range of media on issues around politics, lifestyle and culture including spiked, Independent, City AM, Sky News and BBC World Service. He has extensive experience of global PR and communications for organisations including DACS, Bpas and Libertas.

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Thursday 21 August 2014

Celebrate 10 years of the Battle of Ideas with new podcast archive

We're making our archive of Battle of Ideas recordings available to download. READ MORE

Thursday 26 February 2015

The ISIS recruits made in Britain

From 'Jihadi John' to the schoolgirls fleeing to Syria, the inability of Western societies to project clear values leaves young people open to nihilism. READ MORE

what's happening next

Battle of Ideas 2017

28 & 29 October 2017, The Barbican, Silk Street, London