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Illustrations: Vern Kousky, Otto the Owl Who Loved Poetry. Anyone who came to the event Intelligence Squared built around it – when Jeanette Winterson, Helena Bonham Carter, Jason Isaacs,Sue Perkins and Tom Burke joined Sieghart in celebrating the power of poetry – will remember what a magical evening … For 15 years, the power of the spoken word has been at the heart of Intelligence Squared’s mission. Now, in these anxious and divided times, we held a special event that celebrated the positive, transformative force of another kind of spoken word – poetry. Moderator Sarah Montague, discussion Jeanette Winterson and William Sieghart, readings by Helena Bonham Carter, Jason Isaacs, Sue Perkins, Tom Burke. Together they explored poetry’s uncanny ability to calm, console and, above all, connect us to the minds and feelings of others. Argument and debate, we believe, can move, persuade and create real change. William Sieghart’s The Poetry Pharmacy: Tried-and-True Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind and Soul was one of the publishing sensations of the past few years. Iran is pursuing nuclear weapons. 01:19:25 - William Sieghart’s The Poetry Pharmacy: Tried-and-True Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind and Soul was one of the publishing sensations of … Proponents claim that nuclear energy is the most effective way to combat climate change while still meeting the world's growing demand for energy. For 15 years, the power of the spoken word has been at the heart of Intelligence Squared’s mission. She has also hosted Sky One’s family game show ‘The Big Spell’ and Sky Atlantic’s Game of Thrones fan-show ‘Thronecast’, and co-presented the BBC’s charity talent show ‘Let’s Sing and Dance for Comic Relief’. How I Found My Voice is an Intelligence Squared podcast that explores how some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers became such compelling - and unique - communicators. For decades, the development of nuclear power has sparked staunch debate among scientists, politicians, and activists alike. For 15 years, the power of the spoken word has been at the heart of Intelligence Squared’s mission. And then there’s the New Testament, with its account of the life of Jesus, the Good Samaritan, the raising of Lazarus and the feeding of the five thousand. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. We all begin with a love of poetry. For 15 years, the power of the spoken word has been at the heart of Intelligence Squared’s mission. tags: Intelligence Squared, Poetry. ‎Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Join the debate at … How I Found My Voice is the podcast that explores how some of the world’s greatest artists and thinkers became such compelling – and unique – communicators. Receive regular updates about forthcoming events and other news from Intelligence Squared. The Power of Poetry. His anthology. Want to join the debate? Presenter of the World At One on BBC Radio 4, and HARDtalk on BBC World television. ABOUT INTELLIGENCE SQUARED U.S. One of Britain’s most successful actors, who has appeared in numerous low-budget independent films as well as Hollywood blockbusters. Argument and debate, we believe, can move, persuade and create real change. The Power of Poetry, with Helena Bonham Carter and Jason Isaacs. Possibly best known for playing Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, and currently to be seen in the Netflix shows The OA and Star Trek: Discovery and Armando Iannucci’s satirical film The Death of Stalin. Renowned polyglot and polymath, George Steiner has long been recognised as one of the most original minds and brilliant lecturers of our generation. Every poem is matched to a specific condition: fear of the unknown, unrequited love, stagnation, purposelessness, convalescence, oppression, Joining him in conversation were novelist and poetry devotee Jeanette Winterson. These are a few of the stories from the Old Testament. This Intelligence Squared podcast goes behind the celebrity persona to understand their journeys and inspirations – from writing a childhood diary to first performing on stage or finding the courage to speak up. But its critics argue that expanding nuclear energy is dangerous, costly, and ill-advised. The first in the 2010 series of Intelligence Squared (IQ2) debates. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Golden Globe, BAFTA and Emmy nominated actor whose 30 year career spans theatre, film and television. Bringing the poems to dramatic life were a cast of star actors including Helena Bonham Carter, Sue Perkins, Jason Isaacs and Tom Burke. Listen to Intelligence Squared on Spotify. Argument and debate, we believe, can move, persuade and create real change. Argument and debate, we believe, can move, persuade and create real change. Other notable film roles include Miss Havisham in Great Expectations, Madame Thénardier in Les Misérables, and the Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland. George Steiner on the Poetry of Thought from Intelligence Squared on Podchaser, aired Thursday, 31st March 2016. Want to join the debate? He is chairman of both the Somerset House Trust and Forward Thinking, a charity seeking peace in the Middle East and acceptance of British Muslims. Argument and debate, we believe, can move, persuade and create real change. Moderator Sarah Montague, discussion Jeanette Winterson and William Sieghart, readings by Helena Bonham Carter, Jason Isaacs, Sue Perkins, Tom Burke. 01/08/2020. Fri, Mar 2, 2018, 7:00 PM: The description of the event, Intelligence Squared: The Power of Poetry, is available only to members. first to hear about events. 10 Points on the Power of Poetry by Vern Kousky. Finding the right poem at the right moment is not just a problem shared, Sieghart says, but a problem transformed. For 15 years, the power of the spoken word has been at the heart of Intelligence Squared’s mission. Argument and debate, we believe, can move, persuade and create real change. You have been added to our mailing list and will now be among the Their mission is to restore critical thinking, facts, reason, and civility to American public discourse. From reading Rudyard Kipling as a child to discovering the power of poetry and how to be a storyteller as a teacher, they discuss the moments that shaped and inspired his voice. Publisher and philanthropist. Language becomes practical rather than fanciful, and we may start to think of words not as amusing sounds we make but rather as tools we can put to use. Listen to Intelligence Squared episodes free, on demand. Intelligence Squared: The Power of Poetry, a conversation. William Sieghart and Jeanette Winterson explored poetry’s ability to calm, console and connect us to the minds and feelings of others. William Sieghart’s The Poetry Pharmacy: Tried-and-True Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind and Soul was one of the publishing sensations of the past few years. Originally coming to prominence through her comedy partnership with Mel Giedroyc in ‘Mel and Sue’, she is now best known for her role co-hosting seven series of the BAFTA award-winning show ‘The Great British Bake Off’. Actor who is currently playing the lead role of Cormoran Strike in JK Rowling’s The Strike Series for the BBC. Now, in these anxious and divided times, we held a special event that celebrated the positive, transformative force of another kind of spoken word – poetry. Thanks to the YouTube channel Intelligence Squared. Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. DEBATES (IQ2US) A non-partisan, non-profit organization, Intelligence Squared U.S. was founded in 2006 to address a fundamental problem in America: the extreme polarization of our nation and our politics. Become a member and you will be guaranteed a seat at five of our events over the next 12 months - for the price of four. In 2018, she stepped down as one of the main anchors on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme after eighteen years. Anyone who came to the event Intelligence Squared built around it – when Jeanette Winterson, Helena Bonham Carter, Jason Isaacs, Sue Perkins and Tom Burke joined Sieghart in celebrating the power of poetry – will remember what a magical evening it was. Read about The Power of Poetry, with Helena Bonham Carter and Jason Isaacs by Intelligence Squared and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Is popular culture the 'chocolate sprinkles on the grand frothing cappuccino of our zeitgeist' or can it be called art? Argument and debate, we believe, can move, persuade and create real change. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Share this: The Power of Poetry, with William Sieghart, Jeanette Winterson and Helena Bonham Carter | Intelligence Squared on Acast For 15 years, the power of the spoken word has been at the heart of Intelligence Squared’s mission. In this talk from April 2009, he argued that at the deepest level there is no essential difference between the language of poetry on the one side, and the language of science, philosophy and politics on the other. From Somethin’ Else, makers of ‘The Immaculate Deception’ and ‘Faultline: Bush, Blair & Iraq’, hosted by Investigative journalist Tara Palmeri, ‘Power: The Maxwells’ is a seven part series on the incredible true story of a media mogul whose legacy is still being felt today. For 15 years, the power of the spoken word has been at the heart of Intelligence Squared’s mission. Poetry | I Carry Your Heart With Me. He has recently finished filming the lead role in Joanna Hogg’s next feature, The Souvenir, alongside Tilda Swinton, Ariane Labed and Robert Pattinson, and also played Dolokhov in the BBC mini-series War and Peace. Turkey is cozying up to Russia and China. William Sieghart told the extraordinary story of his bestselling book, The Poetry Pharmacy: Tried-and-True Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind and Soul. In this talk from April 2009, he argu… For over 20 years he has been running the poetry pharmacy at literary festivals, where he prescribes poems to members of the public to help them address their problems. For 15 years, the power of the spoken word has been at the heart of Intelligence Squared’s mission. The Power of Poetry, with Helena Bonham Carter and Jason Isaacs. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! A… William Sieghart’s The Poetry Pharmacy: Tried-and-True Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind and Soul was one of the publishing sensations of the past few years. Adam and Eve, Noah’s Ark, Moses and the Ten Commandments, the parting of the Red Sea. As we grow up, however, that love can fade. Renowned polyglot and polymath, George Steiner has long been recognised as one of the most original minds and brilliant lecturers of our generation. Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. She first shot to fame when she played Lucy Honeychurch in A Room with a View, and was nominated for an Oscar and won the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Queen Elizabeth in The King’s Speech. It is ‘to discover a powerful sense of complicity, and that precious realisation: I’m not the only one who feels like this.’ It is to forge a connection with ‘this stranger who understands – and what results is a sort of peace.’. William Sieghart’s The Poetry Pharmacy: Tried-and-True Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind and Soul was one of the publishing sensations of the past few years. Whatever our creed or background, these stories are embedded in our consciousness. And instability, conflict, and proxy wars have engulfed Syria, Yemen, and beyond. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. This is no conventional collection but one created from Sieghart’s own, personal experience of prescribing real poems to real people in need. Anyone who came to the event Intelligence Squared built around it – when Jeanette Winterson, Helena Bonham Carter, Jason Isaacs, Sue Perkins and Tom Burke joined Sieghart in celebrating the power of poetry – will remember what a magical evening it was. The Poetry Pharmacy Returns with William Sieghart and Sarah Dunant from Intelligence Squared on Podchaser, aired Friday, 8th November 2019. 08:44 Intelligence Squared Recommends – Power: The Maxwells Jan 13, 2021 35:39 David Epstein On Why Generalists Are More Successful Than Specialists Jan 12, 2021 59:29 Trump, Brexit and the Direction of 2021, with Will Davies and Matt Goodwin Jan 08, 2021 He established the Forward Prizes for Poetry in 1992 and founded National Poetry Day in 1994. How should the United States respond to shifting power, proxy wars, terrorism, and human rights issues in the Middle East? Post author By Michael Pastore; Post date August 10, 2020; Categories. Saudi Arabia and Iran are vying for regional dominance. Helena Bonham Carter, Sue Perkins, Jason Isaacs and Tom Burke brought the poems to life. Jeanette Winterson explored Poetry ’ s mission Intelligence Squared ( IQ2 ).. One on BBC Radio 4 ’ s Today Programme after eighteen years blog can not share by! 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