The Forum

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Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts

How far should we be free to express ourselves? Timothy Garton Ash is launching a free speech initiative at Oxford University. He tells us why he thinks we should aspire to a world with no taboos. Fawaz Gerges, Middle Eastern Politics Professor of the LSE, explores the role that the …
The triumphs and pitfalls of experimenting with life: surgeon and leading exponent of regenerative medicine, Professor Chris Mason, reports on new advances in cell therapy that are revolutionising medicine. Science has also seeped into the work of Brazilian composer Eduardo Miranda who coaxes computers to turn biological data into song. …