5 speakers 15 minutes each

Michael Pollan

A materialist, a sceptic, a storyteller, Michael Pollan is the bestselling author of some of our greatest thinking on human nature and nutrition. In mid-life, he here turns his attention to one of the most intriguing stories of the 20th century; the scientific promise and cultural burial of psychedelic research and its renaissance today in […]

Michael Pollan

How to Change Your Mind

"How could I resist an event named after an equation?"

Marcus du Sautoy

David Baddiel

Humour and Despair

Elif Shafak

Humour and despair

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The Telegraph