Debating Matters Topic Guide Editor
Academy of Ideas
Anwar has a BA in politics and an MA in politics and philosophy from the University of Sheffield, and worked for a time as a derivatives trader before joining the Academy of Ideas. He works mainly on the programming, organisation, promotion and research for Academy of Ideas’s summer school, The Academy, as well as the flagship Battle of Ideas festival. He is also the Debating Matters Topic Guide Editor. His interests include continental philosophy, the arts and 19th century literature. He has written for the Independent and Culture Wars.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.