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Debate (Harris, Shermer v. Chopra, Houston): Does God Have a Future?Does God Have a Future?: Debate between Harris, Shermer and Chopra, Houston, at California Institute of Technology
On March 14th, 2010, Caltech hosted a debate in its Beckman Auditorium. The forum was "Does God Have a Future?" Sam Harris, noted anti-theist, and Michael Shermer, of Skeptic magazine, debated Deepak Chopra, author and proponent of alternative medicine, and Jean Houston, known for her involvement in the Human Potential Movement.
Debate (Hitchens, Fry, Onaiyekan, Widdecombe): Intelligence Squared Debate: Is The Catholic Church A Force For Good In The World? (Full)Is the Catholic Church a Force for Good in the World?: Debate with Hitchens, Fry, Onaiyekan, Widdecombe, at Methodist Central Hall.
On October 21st, 2009, the Methodist Central Hall in London hosted an Intelligence Squared debate. The forum was "Is the Catholic Church a Force for Good in the World?" Against the position, Christopher Hitchens, noted anti-theist and journalist, and and comedian Stephen Fry, debated. For the position, Archbishop John Onaiyekan, and former British politician Ann Widdecombe, debated.
Panel (Hitchens, Gourevitch, Wilkinson v. Khan, Cesarini, Matsuda): Freedom Must Include the Right to OffendFreedom of expression must include the right to offend: Debate between Hitchens, Gourevitch, Wilkinson, and Khan, Cesarini, and Matsuda
On October 18th, 2006, Intelligence Squared US hosted a debate moderated by Jeffrey Toobin of CNN. The panel included six journalists: Christopher Hitchens, Phillip Gourevitch, and Signe Wilkinson against Daisy Khan, David Cesarani, and Mari Matsuda. The forum was "Freedom of expression must include the right to offend."
Panel (Hitchens, Haldane): We don't need God? Veritas ForumChristopher Hitchens and John Haldane at Oxford - We Don't Do God? - The Veritas Forum
Does religion have a place in the public square? With it, can we have peace? Without it, can we have dignity? Join Christopher Hitchens, world-famous British journalist and anti-theist, and John Haldane, leading Scottish philosopher, commentator, and broadcaster, in a discussion on rights, dignity, faith and public life. The Veritas Forum at Oxford, 2010.
Panel (Hitchens, Harris, Wolpe, Artson): Is there an Afterlife?Is There an Afterlife?: Discussion between Hitchens, Harris, Wolpe, and Artson, Wadsworth Theater
On February 17th, 2011, American Jewish University sponsored a discussion at the Wadsworth Theater in Los Angeles, California. It featured Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, David Wolpe, and Bradley Shavit Artson. The forum was "Is There an Afterlife?"
Panel (Nye, Tyson, Dawkins, Greene, Flatow, Stephenson, Day, Krauss): The Storytelling of ScienceOn March 30th, 2013, The Origins Project at Arizona State University hosted a panel which discussed the storytelling of science. The ways in which scientific information can be brought to the public in ways the layperson can not just understand, but also enjoy and support, were discussed. Panelists included Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Richard Dawkins, Brian Greene, Ira Flatow, Neal Stephenson, Tracy Day, and Lawrence Krauss.