City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh lectures & talks


Prajnaparamita in Edinburgh: Talks on Awakening Love, Truth and Compassion

Satsang means being together with an enlightened one, who is fully available to guide people to the light of their own wisdom-heart. This meeting can be an inspiration to find your way to truth that will bring you to fulfilment of your deepest desire: inner peace and freedom.

In the meetings with Prajnaparamita questions can be asked or one can just be present in silence. The real meeting is beyond all words; the real meeting is in the silence of the heart, where all differences merge in One.

Lecture: Nation, Town, Memory - Krakow Experience

Lecture entitled "Nation, Town, Memory - Krakow Experience" by Professor Dr.

Lecture: Reflections on Hong Kong and China

Lecture by Lord Wilson of Tillyorn KT GCMG PRSE - President, Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal and 2011 Templeton Prize Laureate: 'From Here To Infinity'

'The 21st century is the first in the earth's history where one species, ours, has the power to determine the fate of the entire biosphere'.

Festival of Politics 2011

Scottish Parliament chamber

The Festival of Politics 2011, which runs from 20 - 27 August, presents a diverse programme of events bringing together politics, media and the arts through performance, discussion and debate.

EIF 2011 Eastern Themed Talks Series Announced

Professor Niall Ferguson, Lord Wilson and Sir Vernon Ellis are among the chairs announced for Edinburgh International Festival’s geopolitical talks series, Continental Shifts.

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Open Day

Roll up your sleeves and learn about the art of sculpting and crafting from metal paper modelling to pop-up gardens. Workshops are free.

Scottish Low Carbon Investment Conference

Whitelee, Europe's largest onshore windfarm

Al Gore is a guest speaker at the annual Scottish low carbon energy conference, returning to Edinburgh after its launch last year. The Conference has strong support from the Scottish Government and Scottish Enterprise, who are keen to make it a leading international forum for emerging renewable energy and other low carbon markets.

Facing up to Climate Change

The Rtn Hon Lord Adair Turner HonFRSE, Chairman of the Financial Services Authority and Professor David Sugden FRSE, Professor of Geography, University of Edinburgh and Chair, RSE Climate Change Inquiry lead this Facing up to Climate Change Discussion Forum.

Lecture: Radiation and Reason: Straight and Open Thinking About Choosing Nuclear

For more than 60 years, it has been accepted that radiation, that is, nuclear radiation, is quite exceptionally dangerous.  In this lecture this question is re-examined and the answer is sho