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Names Not Numbers is an immersive "experiential residential" three day ideas summit produced by Editorial Intelligence. Modelled in part on the World Economic Forum, Davos and TED conferences, Names Not Numbers brings together 200 hand-picked individuals from across Business, Non-Profit, Media, Culture, Technology and Academic for 100 hours of curated connections and discussion. For more free content from Editorial Intelligence connect to our network http://editorialintelligence.com/connect-to-our-network.php.

Names Not Numbers is an immersive "experiential residential" three day ideas summit produced by Editorial Intelligence. Modelled in part on the World Economic Forum, Davos and TED conferences, Names Not Numbers brings together 200 hand-picked individuals from across Business, Non-Profit, Media, Culture, Technology and Academic for 100 hours of curated connections and discussion. For more free content from Editorial Intelligence connect to our network http://editorialintelligence.com/connect-to-our-network.php.
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Names Not Numbers is an immersive "experiential residential" three day ideas summit produced by Editorial Intelligence. Modelled in part on the World Economic Forum, Davos and TED conferences, Names Not Numbers brings together 200 hand-picked individuals from across Business, Non-Profit, Media, Culture, Technology and Academic for 100 hours of curated connections and discussion. For more free content from Editorial Intelligence connect to our network http://editorialintelligence.com/connect-to-our-network.php.

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PHILANTHROPY

6/2/2014
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As Christine Lagarde pointed out, one of the greatest threats to global stability is the ever widening income gap between rich and poor. Oxfam highlighted the issue in dramatic terms at Davos with the bus load of billionaires having the same wealth as 50% of the world's population. Is voluntary philanthropy the silver bullet to the growing income inequality crisis or is philanthropy letting the state off the hook? Hear from a panel who each, in their way, are on the frontline of...

Duration: 00:46:46


DIPLOMACY AND ITS DISCONTENTS II: SOFT POWER

6/2/2014
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Chair:Dr Anthony Seldon,Master, Wellington Collage Panel:Sir Martin Davidson KCMG, Chief Executive, British Council London Harvey Goldsmith, Managing Director, Artist Promotion Management Isabel Hilton,Editor, China Dialogue Matthew Kirk, Group External Affairs Director, Vodafone

Duration: 00:45:41


DIPLOMACY AND ITS DISCONTENTS I: HARD POWER

6/2/2014
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Military adventurism has given way to a more cautious approach to international relations, with a much greater reliance on diplomacy and politics. In the era of retrenchment, has diplomacy become a mere charade? And how has the digital 24 hour news age and rise of social media affected the practice of diplomacy? Recorded live at Editorial Intelligence’s annual ideas festival Names Not Numbers. Chair:Toby Mundy, Chief Executive and Publisher, Atlantic Books Panel:Christiane Amanpour,Chief...

Duration: 00:49:57


WHAT MATTERS MOST: FAITH, BELIEF, OR MIND?

6/2/2014
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Is there a difference between faith and belief? And where does‘mind’ come into it? Do we need faith in order to compose a moral code or do religions simply codify the“do-as-you-would-be-done-by” rule which underpins human and social relationships. Does organised religion do more good than harm and should it stay out of politics? Recorded live at Editorial Intelligence’s annual ideas festival Names Not Numbers. Chair:Mary Ann Sieghart, Writer and Broadcaster Panel:Yasmin Alibhai-Brown,...

NAMES NOT NUMBERS 2014: WHAT MATTERS - THE HIGHLIGHTS

5/9/2014
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Highlights from the 2014 Names Not Numbers; this year examining 'What Matters most to Individuals in a Mass Age'. Hear from one of the world's greatest writers Margaret Atwood, CNN's Chief Anchor Christiane Amanpour, Celebrity Journalists Paul Mason, AA Gill & Rachel Johnson. Listen to eclectic sessions and diverse subject matters, from capitalism, genomics and front line reporting, to food, boyfriends and why rock music is the ultimate Soft Power weapon.

Duration: 00:40:55


DAMIAN BARR’S SALON DOES THE ‘80’s

5/8/2014
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Damien Barr, salonnière and author of ‘Maggie and Me’ hosts a retrospective look at the 80s. Hear personal confessions, memories and insights from Dylan Jones on the significance of Live Aid from his book, ‘The Eighties: One Day, One Decade’, Rachel Johnson on boyfriends and editing the infamous ‘The Oxford Myth’; and hear from Peter York – the social and cultural commentator of the 80s. Recorded live at Editorial Intelligence’s annual ideas festival Names Not Numbers. Chair:Damian Barr,...

Duration: 00:56:08


FRONT LINE REPORTING

5/8/2014
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To mark the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the start of the "Great War" we look at how reportage of war has changed, how it is impacted by the images of war, both moving and still, and the politics of war. Is the role of the journalist and photographer always simply to record events without judging or intervening? Did the death of the late Marie Colvin of The Sunday Times mark a tipping point in the journalist-as-campaigner, and did her impassioned reports about Homs in Syria...

Duration: 01:11:32


EVERYONE TOGETHER, THE DIGITAL CONVERSATION THAT MATTERS

5/8/2014
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The golden age of advertising is over: no longer is the message transmitted one-to-many, with large captive audiences sitting in front of scheduled TV, but many-to-many and one-to-one, in a fully immersive, mobile, multi-platform world. How do messages get crafted and communicated in these circumstances, and where does creativity happen as a result? And is there a new dark side to this new age of communications? Recorded live at Editorial Intelligence’s annual ideas festival Names Not...

WHAT MATTERS IN NATURE

5/8/2014
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Founder of Pestival, an eclectic mobile arts festival examining insect-human interactivity, Bridget Nicholls champions the cause of the insects of the world,challenging our preconceptions and prejudices against this diverse, astonishing and misunderstood species. Recorded live at Editorial Intelligence’s annual ideas festival Names Not Numbers.

Duration: 00:06:11


WHAT MATTERS TO MARGARET ATWOOD

5/8/2014
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Hear prolific author and poet Margaret Atwood discuss her work withBaronessHelena Kennedy QC, Barrister and Broadcaster. From science fiction to speculative fiction, Margaret Atwood maps out the history of the utopian / dystopian genres, the inspiration for her work and gives some sober warnings on where the current world is headed. Recorded live at Editorial Intelligence’s annual ideas festival Names Not Numbers.

Duration: 00:44:46


MEDICAL GENETICS: THE PROMISE AND THE LIMITS

5/8/2014
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Recent years have seen huge developments in the field of medical genomics and indeed their adoption into mainstream healthcare. How has our understanding of the topic evolved and what further progress is envisioned? What are the ethical, social and legal implications that such developments entail? For patients, policy makers, law enforcement, the insurance industry and society as a whole. Recorded live at Editorial Intelligence’s annual ideas festival Names Not Numbers. Co-curated and held...

THE BRITISH PARAORCHESTRA

5/8/2014
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Hear the British Paraorchestraperform their inaugural single, ‘True Colors’ with singer Annie Cowan. Introduced by Charles Hazlewood, Conductor and Founder of The British Paraorchestra. Recorded live at the closing session of Editorial Intelligence’s annual ideas festival Names Not Numbers.

Duration: 00:13:46


WHAT MATTERS IN FOOD WITH AA GILL AND JONATHAN MEADES

5/7/2014
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Listen to two of the great contemporary cultural voices of the day discuss: "Le noyau de toute culture est constitué par sa gastronomie." ("The kernel of every culture is based on its gastronomy") A.A. Gill, Writer and Critic in conversation with Jonathan Meades, Journalist and film-maker. Recorded live at editorial intelligence’s annual ideas festival Names Not Numbers, in association with the Groucho Club.

Duration: 00:34:33


CAPITALISM

5/7/2014
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Duration: 00:54:08


MEDIA MATTERS WITH MICHAEL WOLFF AND PETER BALE

5/7/2014
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Hear Michael Wolff,Contributing Editor,Vanity Fair and Columnist, GQ, discuss Murdoch, Milly Dowler, press ethics and media matters withPeter Bale, Vice President and General Manager, Digital, CNN International.

Duration: 00:26:37


WHAT MATTERS TO… MAGGI HAMBLING

5/7/2014
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Listen to Maggi Hambling,Artist in conversation withKirsty Lang, Presenter Front Row Radio 4, BBC.

Duration: 00:16:56


CULTURE IN HISTORY – CAN THE PAST PREDICT THE FUTURE?

5/7/2014
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You could be forgiven for thinking that culture only looks forward not back - certainly pop culture and fashion are all reaching far ahead into the 21st century in terms of pushing boundaries and using new techniques and technologies. But what does history tell us about today's culture - and indeed tomorrow's? Recorded live at editorial intelligence’s annual ideas festival Names Not Numbers. Chair:Kirsty Lang, Presenter Front Row Radio 4, BBC Panel:Stephen Barber, Group Managing Director...

Duration: 01:07:29


LITTLE ENGLANDERS OR WORLD CITIZENS?

5/7/2014
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Britain is a country permanently debating and discussing its identity and that of its inhabitants, with Immigration a major political issue as the General Election of 2015 looms. But does where you or your family originally come from matter as much as integration and contribution you make once here? And is a "Little Britain" attitude what we want anyway in a global economy with global problems? Recorded live at editorial intelligence’s annual ideas festival Names Not Numbers....

Duration: 01:10:20


WHAT MATTERS TO: RUBY WAX

5/7/2014
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Hear Ruby Wax Comedienne, Writer and Mental Health Campaigner discuss her new book ‘Sane New World: Taming the Mind’ with Jemima Khan, film producer, editor and activist. Among one of the 1 in 4 who has ‘mentally unravelled’, Ruby shares how her personal experiences with depression led her to pursue a masters in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy at Oxford University and to publish ‘a manual for 21st living’. In the age of overload, she explains why we sabotage our sanity and how...

CITIES AND TOMORROW’S SOCIETY

5/7/2014
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From the overcrowded slums of Dhaka to the post-industrial wastelands of Detroit, many of the world's cities are under great strain. City life encapsulates many of the defining issues that matter to us all. In this session our panellists will examine how communities can - and must - adapt how they live, work and build to avoid the city of the future becoming a socially polarised dystopia. Recorded live at editorial intelligence’s ‘experiential residential’ Names Not Numbers. Chaired...

Duration: 00:33:51

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