Speakers

HowTheLightGetsIn brings together the world's leading thinkers across philosophy, politics, science, arts & culture. This year's programme is no different - featuring internationally renowned politicians, iconic artists, revolutionary journalists, eminent philosophers, boundary-pushing scientists, and more.

Yanis Varoufakis resized

Yanis Varoufakis

Emma Barnett 1 c

Emma Barnett

Rory stewart 2

Rory Stewart

Mariana Mazzucato 4 c

Mariana Mazzucato

Brian Eno 2

Brian Eno

Shoshana Zuboff 1 c

Shoshana Zuboff

Vince Cable 1

Vince Cable

Slavoj Zizek 1

Slavoj Žižek

Howard Jacobson 2

Howard Jacobson

Tariq Ali 2

Tariq Ali

Julian Baggini 1

Julian Baggini

Myriam Francois
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Myriam Francois

Martin Rees 1

Martin Rees

David Aaronovitch 1 c

David Aaronovitch

Angela saini 2

Angela Saini

Natalie Bennett 2 c

Natalie Bennett

Guy Standing 4 cropped

Guy Standing

Chantal Mouffe 4 c

Chantal Mouffe

Asa Wikforss will it work

Åsa Wikforss

Ella Whelan HowTheLightGetsIn

Ella Whelan

Mina Salami 2

Minna Salami

andrew adonis 2

Andrew Adonis

Aaron Bastani 1 c

Aaron Bastani

Joanna Gosling 1 c cropped

Joanna Gosling

Angela Eagle 1

Angela Eagle

Rupert Sheldrake 1 c

Rupert Sheldrake

Sophie Fiennes 1 cropped c

Sophie Fiennes

Sister Jayanti

Sister Jayanti Kirpalani

Peter Tatchell Approved

Peter Tatchell

Sacha Golob new

Sacha Golob

Clare Short 1

Clare Short

Bim Afolami 1

Bim Afolami

Shahidha Bari 1 c

Shahidha Bari

Gunes Taylor 1

Güneş Taylor

michael morpurgo 1 c

Michael Morpurgo

Kate Kirkpatrick NEW

Kate Kirkpatrick

Roger Hallam 2

Roger Hallam

Robert Plomin 1 c

Robert Plomin

Peter Atkins 2

Peter Atkins

Monica Grady

Monica Grady

Natalie Kofler c

Natalie Kofler

David Goodhart

David Goodhart

Joanna Kavenna

Joanna Kavenna

Simon Baron Cohen

Simon Baron-Cohen

Mary Ann Sieghart HowTheLightGetsIn London

Mary Ann Sieghart

David Pearce

David Pearce

Hannah Dawson 2

Hannah Dawson

Steve Fuller

Steve Fuller

Barry C Smith resized

Barry Smith

Stanley Fish HowTheLightGetsIn London

Stanley Fish

Anders Sandberg

Anders Sandberg

Janne Teller HowTheLightGetsIn London

Janne Teller

Mark Littlewood

Mark Littlewood

Peter Pomerantsev

Peter Pomerantsev

Rebecca Roache

Rebecca Roache

Silvia Jonas

Silvia Jonas

Vivienne Shue

Vivienne Shue

David King

David King

Sophie Allen

Sophie Allen

Paul Morland HowTheLightGetsIn London

Paul Morland

Brendan ONeill

Brendan O'Neill

Isabel Hilton

Isabel Hilton

Sean Curran

Sean Curran

Matthew Taylor

Matthew Taylor

Jamie Whyte

Jamie Whyte

Rachel Clarke

Rachel Clarke

Nick Lane 2

Nick Lane

David Healy

David Healy

James Ladyman

James Ladyman

Tony Milligan

Tony Milligan

Rowan Pelling

Rowan Pelling

Claire van Kampen

Claire van Kampen

Ammar Kalia

Ammar Kalia

Elizabeth Seward

Elizabeth Seward

Rajan Datar

Rajan Datar

Adam Wilder

Adam Wilder

Danielle Sands

Danielle Sands

Izabella Kaminska

Izabella Kaminska

David Fuller

David Fuller

Ralph Cordey

Ralph Cordey

Paul Broks

Paul Broks

Matt Frei 2

Matt Frei

Stephanie Hare

Stephanie Hare