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At HowTheLightGetsIn we bring you the planet's greatest minds.

HowTheLightGetsIn gathers them together in an annually unrivalled line-up of debates and talks - and HowTheLightGetsIn Global 2020 is set to top them all.

Check out our latest additions - from nobel prize winners, to renowned environmental campaigners, and the most famous global politicians.

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joseph stiglitz

Joseph Stiglitz

Nancy Fraser

Nancy Fraser

dennett

Daniel Dennett

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Peter Singer

david miliband

David Miliband

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Bianca Jagger

Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva

claudia

Claudia de Rham

sandel

Michael Sandel

Anna Khachiyan

Anna Khachiyan

abhijit banerjee

Abhijit Banerjee

George the Poet

George The Poet

Simon Blackburn

Simon Blackburn

polly

Polly Toynbee

shashi

Shashi Tharoor

sabine

Sabine Hossenfelder

john ioannidis

John Ioannidis

Colm Toibin

Colm Tóibín

PJ ORourke

P.J. O’Rourke

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Grace Blakeley

Jon Snow

Jon Snow

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Kwame Appiah

20.08.12.Robert Plomin speaker.hwa

Robert Plomin

20.08.12. Shazia Mirza Speaker.hwa

Shazia Mirza

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Eileen Myles

20.08.12. Kwasi Kwarteng speaker

Kwasi Kwarteng

timothy williamson

Timothy Williamson

Toby Young

Toby Young

20.08.12. Yasmin AB speaker

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Frances Morris

Frances Morris

glenn loury2

Glenn Loury

20 01 21. Myriam Francois

Myriam François

Rupert Sheldrake 1 c

Rupert Sheldrake

sunita narain

Sunita Narain

christ impey 2

Chris Impey

20.08.12.Matt Ridley speaker.hwa

Matt Ridley

20.08.12. Graham Harman speaker

Graham Harman

20.08.12.Dawn Butler speaker.hwa

Dawn Butler

20.08.12. David D Friedman speaker.hwa

David D Friedman

20.08.12. Indira Jaising speaker.hwa

Indira Jaising

henry marsh 2

Henry Marsh

kishore mahbubani 2

Kishore Mahbubani

20.08.12. NoelCarrol speaker

Noel Carroll

20.08.12.Julia Cage speaker.hwa

Julia Cagé

20.08.12. Joseph Nye speaker

Joseph Nye

David Pearce

David Pearce

Hilary Lawson 009

Hilary Lawson

20 04 23. Joanna Kavenna

Joanna Kavenna

20.08.12.Ella Whelan speaker.hwa

Ella Whelan

patrick haggard

Patrick Haggard

20.08.12.Emma Sayle speaker.hwa

Emma Sayle

bjorn 2

Bjørn Ekeberg

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Natasha Vita-More

20 01 21.Peter Atkins

Peter Atkins

20.08.12. Dominique Samuels speaker.hwa

Dominique Samuels

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Susan Schneider

harry collins

Harry Collins

20.08.12. Ashwini deshpande speaker.hwa

Ashwini Deshpande

20.08.12. Maria Bagramiam speaker.hwa

Maria Baghramian

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Rana Mitter

20.08.12.Asa Wilkfors Speaker.hwa

Asa Wikforss

Tania Branigan

Tania Branigan

Anil Anathaswamy

Anil Anathaswamy

20.08.12. Dan Zahavi Speaker.hwa

Dan Zahavi

christopher belshaw

Christopher Belshaw

Shahidha Bari 1 c

Shahidha Bari

Mazviita Chirimuuta

Mazviita Chirimuuta

pravin krishna

Pravin Krishna

silkie carlo

Silkie Carlo

zabala

Santiago Zabala

anandi

Anandi Hattiangadi

20.08.12. Linda Woodhead speaker.hwa

Linda Woodhead

20.08.12.Olivia Fane speaker.hwa

Olivia Fane

Sean Curran

Sean Curran

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Sundar Sarukkai

Bernadka Dubicka

Bernadka Dubicka

Hannah Dawson 2

Hannah Dawson

sophie Grace

Sophie-Grace Chappell

helen steward

Helen Steward

Terry Eagleton

Terry Eagleton

20.08.12.Chakravarti Ram Prasad.hwa

Chakravarti Ram-Prasad

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Soma Ghosh

NEW VS Ramachandran

VS Ramachandran

karve

Priyadarshini Karve