City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh lectures & talks


Artist Talk: Paul Furneaux on Mokuhanga

Paul Furneaux will give an illustrated talk about the development of his Japanese woodblock prints over the past decade since completing a Masters at the renowned Tama Art University in Tokyo in 2000.

Eric Schmidt and YouTube To Headline Television Festival

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt will give this year's MacTaggart lecture, the keynote address at the Edinburgh Television Festival in late August.

Edinburgh International Festival Launches Eastern Themed 2011 Programme

King Lear

William Shakespeare goes East as the music of the Rajasthan desert drifts into the city this Summer

TEDGlobal 2011

TED goes to Ed for the first time with TEDGlobal.

Grassroots Climate Exchange

How can staff and students make the necessary changes to achieve a low carbon world? Inspired by student groups, students' associations, and the growing Transition movement, colleges and universities are leading the way. Times/venue TBA

St. Andrew's Day Debate at the Scottish Parliament

Scottish Parliament Debating Chamber

Starting in the morning, students from schools and universities across Scotland will compete to win the St Andrew’s Day debating prize. Heats will commence at 10am with the final - which is open to the public - taking place in the parliament's Debating Chamber from 4pm to 5.30pm.

New Year's Day Conversation 2011

Rebus author Ian Rankin will be joined by another of the city’s crime writers, Lin Anderson, in a discussion about Edinburgh – One Inspirational City at the National Gallery of Scotland

Jackie Stewart To Speak at Dyslexia Awareness Week

Jackie Stewart

Former World Champion racing driver Sir Jackie Stewart today gets a week-long programme of events to mark

Jackie Stewart - Hidden Dyslexia

Racing champion Sir Jackie Stewart, 71, is the keynote speaker at Dyslexia Awareness Week,starting today.

Medieval Week Lectures

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A special series of lectures and talks exploring different aspects of medieval life, jointly organised by the British Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.