Academy of Ideas

Battle Cry: Munira Mirza on reinvigorating London

October 21, 2016

Max Sanderson talks to London's former deputy mayor for education and culture.


In a new series of podcasts ahead of the forthcoming Battle of Ideas festival, journalist Max Sanderson profiles some of the Battle’s most interesting speakers and their ideas.

In the final episode of Battle Cry, Max speaks to Munira Mirza, an arts and philanthropy adviser and London’s former deputy mayor for education and culture, about how London can maintain its vibrant arts and cultural life.

Munira will be speaking at sessions on Britain after Brexit and the future of London at this weekend’s Battle of Ideas.