York Festival of Ideas

York Festival of Ideas 2021 took place from 8-20 June under the theme of 'Infinite Horizons'

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You can now re-watch talks from this year's @YorkFestofIdeas in case you missed them the first time - or just want to watch them again!

Check out @jzarate33's talk on his book WARS OF THE INTERIOR here: https://t.co/GOWhUHjzNl https://t.co/oPIyw2abRW

You can now re-watch talks from this year's @YorkFestofIdeas in case you missed them the first time - or just want to watch them again! Check out @jzarate33's talk on his book WARS OF THE INTERIOR here: https://t.co/GOWhUHjzNl https://t.co/oPIyw2abRW

For more information about Mission Economy, @ProfKEPickett interviewed this author for @YorkFestofIdeas Definitely watch this video to learn more about how we can improve the quality of people’s lives and tackle the great global challenges of our times https://t.co/YMHetJieJG

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Just a reminder that the @YorkFestofIdeas #fusionenergy event recording is available to watch on Youtube #YorkIdeas https://t.co/wcf4mrUu1D

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Looking through anonymised data about where our lovely audiences come from today and one person has decided that they had come from the town of 'Spiderman' in the country '2019'. 🤣

🕷️ #SpiderMan https://t.co/OAZprZEOix

Looking through anonymised data about where our lovely audiences come from today and one person has decided that they had come from the town of 'Spiderman' in the country '2019'. 🤣 🕷️ #SpiderMan https://t.co/OAZprZEOix

You can now watch @DrEOChapman's virtual @YorkFestofIdeas event online! #FirstLight #YorkIdeas 

Join Emma for a fascinating exploration of the time in our Universe's history when the first stars were born:
https://t.co/19wCUdaP7K https://t.co/aUQ2jUWwxx

You can now watch @DrEOChapman's virtual @YorkFestofIdeas event online! #FirstLight #YorkIdeas Join Emma for a fascinating exploration of the time in our Universe's history when the first stars were born: https://t.co/19wCUdaP7K https://t.co/aUQ2jUWwxx

Miss any events at York Festival of Ideas last month? 

DID YOU KNOW - you can watch most of our events on our YouTube channel, and it's totally free? 

Join us - and don't forget to subscribe to our channel for new content! 

▶️ https://t.co/8ShRP5P3rx

#YorkIdeas https://t.co/HnaLRDZ2sf

Miss any events at York Festival of Ideas last month? DID YOU KNOW - you can watch most of our events on our YouTube channel, and it's totally free? Join us - and don't forget to subscribe to our channel for new content! ▶️ https://t.co/8ShRP5P3rx #YorkIdeas https://t.co/HnaLRDZ2sf

WATCH AGAIN!

Jung Chang, the best-selling author of Wild Swans, reveals the lives of three extraordinary women who helped shape 20th-century China.

Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister - watch now on YouTube! 

▶️ https://t.co/G8z54igyrO

#YorkIdeas #JungChang #WildSwans https://t.co/HZAZ9TLA0B

WATCH AGAIN! Jung Chang, the best-selling author of Wild Swans, reveals the lives of three extraordinary women who helped shape 20th-century China. Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister - watch now on YouTube! ▶️ https://t.co/G8z54igyrO #YorkIdeas #JungChang #WildSwans https://t.co/HZAZ9TLA0B

The first award winner is Antonio from @NestleUKI for his involvement in @YorkFestofIdeas through the Inspiring Minds programme #GoldenMoments21 https://t.co/tsRA6xRuU3

The first award winner is Antonio from @NestleUKI for his involvement in @YorkFestofIdeas through the Inspiring Minds programme #GoldenMoments21 https://t.co/tsRA6xRuU3

If you missed the @YorkFestofIdeas event where I joined others to talk about #fusionenergy, you can watch the recording on Youtube #YorkIdeas https://t.co/wcf4mrUu1D

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Hard to break. Conversation with @russpoldrack for @YorkFestofIdeas. On how the brain makes and breaks habits. https://t.co/muUdNRc2MO

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Why is ‘popular’ fiction often viewed as a form of guilty pleasure? Lydia Zeldenrust of the University of York explores medieval romances, revealing why literary snobbery is timeless. Medieval Romances, Trash Fiction and Rebel Women - 18 Jun https://t.co/mMJ5eRoRIJ #YorkIdeas https://t.co/zFeXkV5NN3

Why is ‘popular’ fiction often viewed as a form of guilty pleasure? Lydia Zeldenrust of the University of York explores medieval romances, revealing why literary snobbery is timeless.

Medieval Romances, Trash Fiction and Rebel Women - 18 Jun

https://t.co/mMJ5eRoRIJ

#YorkIdeas https://t.co/zFeXkV5NN3

If you missed this, watch Leverhulme Early Career Fellow Lydia Zeldenrust's recent talk on medieval romances, trash fiction and rebel women: https://t.co/HS2ZqhU7ad https://t.co/xI7Ffik5J1

Featuring contributions of stunning and powerful poetry from South Asian and British writers, including @nayassem @SadafSaaz @jusmunkaur @melizarani and @salenagodden

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Online now - Responsibility, Representation and Restrictions with @sandeepbak (Sandeep Bakshi, LARCA), Diana Greenwald, Dan Hicks, Beth Hughes, Terri Ochiagha, and Seph Rodney (Chair) – York Festival of Ideas (@YorkFestofIdeas). Watch the video, https://t.co/FbSgdOE8Y9

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RT @anamacintosh In other news, I chaired a fascinating talk, followed by Q&A on Sunday: “Artificial You: #AI and the future of your mind” with the excellent Susan Schneider @DrSueSchneider as part of the final day of @YorkFestofIdeas Available online: https://t.co/MVyCx5kFH4

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NOW AVAILABLE: Discover how archaeologist Rebecca Wragg Sykes uses her experience at the cutting-edge of Palaeolithic research to share new understanding of Neanderthals. You can watch 'Kindred: Neanderthal life, love, death and art' on: ▶️ ​​https://t.co/vweHmaF83f #YorkIdeas

Here's the video of my & Penny Spikins event for #yorkideas the other week ! (edited so the 10 mins of PowerPoint crashing are thankfully gone!) https://t.co/opKJe6yjvS

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Quoted @AmbascienceUK

🗣️The replay of "Women's bodies: Gaining Control" co-organised by @AmbascienceUK and @YorkFestofIdeas is now available on our website: https://t.co/Ixy4nBiC04 🎙️Guest speakers included @MHLahaye @MartinWinckler @EllenAnnandale @lregan7 and @DrPragyaAgarwal 🎙️ #WomensRights https://t.co/mO7XZsmiwk

🗣️The replay of "Women's bodies: Gaining Control" co-organised by @AmbascienceUK and @YorkFestofIdeas is now available on our website: https://t.co/Ixy4nBiC04 
🎙️Guest speakers included @MHLahaye @MartinWinckler @EllenAnnandale @lregan7 and @DrPragyaAgarwal 🎙️
#WomensRights https://t.co/mO7XZsmiwk

This was such an inspiring and enlightening event - thank you to our amazing speakers and our amazing partners @AmbascienceUK @YorkFestofIdeas https://t.co/L0Bmpeh2TF

Thanks @elinorcleghorn Re abuse of women and girls I really hope my MP @kevinhollinrake will read your book as he certainly doesn’t seem to think women deserve to be trusted with our own bodies! And it’s so important for this abuse to stop! Thanks @YorkFestofIdeas

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NOW AVAILABLE!

Science communicator James Lees explores just how little we all can (and do) know about science, and why we should and shouldn't trust experts. 

You're Stupid and So Am I: Experts and conspiracy - watch now!
▶️ https://t.co/BPHJ2UCGIW

#YorkIdeas https://t.co/1dPnffWKl5

NOW AVAILABLE! Science communicator James Lees explores just how little we all can (and do) know about science, and why we should and shouldn't trust experts. You're Stupid and So Am I: Experts and conspiracy - watch now! ▶️ https://t.co/BPHJ2UCGIW #YorkIdeas https://t.co/1dPnffWKl5

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