PEOPLE

  • David Bowden

    Editorial, press & special projects manager

    Institute of Ideas

    David has a core organisational role in producing both the Battle of Ideas weekend and convenes the festival’s two month long series of national satellite events. Outside of the festival he produces, chairs and speaks at events for schools, universities, festivals and business on a broad range of topics. A regular columnist for the online magazine spiked, he also regularly contributes to national broadcast and print media on issues relating to politics, the regulation of lifestyle, the arts and popular culture.He has extensive experience in public affairs and communications, having worked with organisations including Libertas, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service and DACS. He has a MA in Creative Writing from the University of Exeter.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Hampshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Libraries

Qualifying Round: Hampshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Three Parent Babies

Qualifying Round: Essex 2014/15

DEBATE: Three Parent Babies

Qualifying Round: Kensington & Chelsea 2014/15

DEBATE: European Union

Qualifying Round: ARK Inner 2014/15

DEBATE: Three Parent Babies

Regional Final: London South 2013/14

DEBATE: Lads Mags

Qualifying Round: Brighton & Hove 2013/14

DEBATE: Sex Selection

Qualifying Round: Brighton & Hove 2013/14

DEBATE: Megacities

Qualifying Round: Essex 2013/14

DEBATE: Sex Selection

Qualifying Round: Essex 2013/14

DEBATE: Megacities

Qualifying Round: Essex 2013/14

DEBATE: Social media

Qualifying Round: Camden 2013/14

DEBATE: Social media

National FInal: National Final 2012/13

DEBATE: European Union

Regional Final: South 2012/13

DEBATE: European Union

Regional Final: London South 2012/13

DEBATE: Trade not Aid

Regional Final: London North 2012/13

DEBATE: Trade not Aid

Qualifying Round: Croydon 2012/13

DEBATE: Party Funding

Qualifying Round: Croydon 2012/13

DEBATE: Copyright and the Arts

Qualifying Round: Durham 2011/12

DEBATE: Public Health

Qualifying Round: Durham 2011/12

DEBATE: Nuclear Power

Qualifying Round: Newcastle 2011/12

DEBATE: GM Food

Qualifying Round: Newcastle 2011/12

DEBATE: Scottish Independence

Qualifying Round: Newcastle 2011/12

DEBATE: Supermarkets

Qualifying Round: West Kent 2010/11

DEBATE: Privacy Online

Qualifying Round: West Kent 2010/11

DEBATE: Extremism on Campus

Qualifying Round: West Kent 2010/11

DEBATE: Genetic Screening

Qualifying Round: East London 2010/11

DEBATE: Genetic Screening

Qualifying Round: East London 2010/11

DEBATE: Extremism on Campus

Qualifying Round: Surrey 2010/11

DEBATE: Monarchy

Qualifying Round: Surrey 2010/11

DEBATE: Sportspeople as Role Models

Qualifying Round: Suffolk 2009/10

DEBATE: Pop artists

Qualifying Round: Suffolk 2009/10

DEBATE: Older Mums

Qualifying Round: Hampshire 2009/10

DEBATE: BNP

Qualifying Round: Hampshire 2009/10

DEBATE: Boxing

Qualifying Round: Hampshire 2009/10

DEBATE: Assisted dying 2009/10

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