The UN International year of Sustainable Energy for All finds us with various tools with which to confront the climate change crisis.
Edinburgh lectures & talks
James Hansen's Edinburgh Medal address, entitled The Case For Young People and Nature, will offer people a chance to hear one of the world's pre-eminent and passionate climate scientists talk about a moral issue of unprecedented scope – climate change.
The annual Edinburgh International Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace brings together people from a wide range of backgrounds to explore spiritual, secular, educational, artistic and cultural approaches to peace and mutual understanding utilising performances that deal with these topics through inventive, cross-art productions.
The MacTaggart Lecture is the keynote speech given at the start of the Edinburgh Television Festival.
Elisabeth Murdoch, Chair and CEO of Shine Group, has been confirmed as this year's MacTaggart Lecture speaker at the
In a follow on to his international best seller Ethics for a New Millennium His Holiness The Dalai Lama will speak on Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World and outline a system of secular ethic
Kate Adie, Lord David Puttnam, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and Olivia Giles are among the speakers appearing at the Edinburgh Lectures 2012 over the next few months, it was announced today.
The last year has been an amazing one for National Museums Scotland.
Andy Goldsworthy's contemporary sculptures feature in our Early People gallery.
Professor Yasir Suleiman CBE FRSE
Professor of Modern Arabic Studies, University of Cambridge