City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh lectures & talks


NMS Annual Open Evening

The last year has been an amazing one for National Museums Scotland.

Glemorangie Annual Lecture: Andy Goldsworthy

Andy Goldsworthy's contemporary sculptures feature in our Early People gallery.

The Arab Spring - Tropes & Discourses

Professor Yasir Suleiman CBE FRSE
Professor of Modern Arabic Studies, University of Cambridge

Science as a Public Enterprise; Why and How should Science be Open?

Speaker: Professor Geoffrey Boulton FRS FRSE, Regius Professor of Geology and Mineralogy, University of Edinburgh and Chair of the Study.

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.