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.
Edinburgh lectures & talks
Alastair has visited the Falkland Islands on three occasions, studying the spiders that live there.
Edinburgh Lectures: “Never Let the Facts Get in The Way of a Good Story: Memory, History, Authenticity and Truth”, Andy Brydon
Last in the Edinburgh Lectures "Talking Cities" programme (2010-2011).
Historian James Robertson looks at how Edinburgh earned its reputation as "City of Enlightenment" and "Athens of the North" and in what ways the meaning of this title has evolve
The Great Recession has been a wakeup call.
British Cities are often described as lacking the crucial powers required to achieve self-determination and to break free from path dependent cycles of decline or under-achievement.
Rick Mather founded Rick Mather Architects in 1973 will envision how architecture can combine with culture and creativity in re-visioning urban spaces.
Cities occupy an uncertain and sometimes unloved space in much of the Scottish literary canon.
Every political system makes use of design and architecture to establish its values, and its beliefs.
Andrew Dixon is CEO of Creative Scotland, the new national leader for the arts, screen and creative industries.