City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh lectures & talks


Edinburgh Conference Puts Film Audiences Under Microscope

Image from Stanley Kubrick's 1968 sci-fi classic 2001: A Space Odyssey

City film buffs and film researchers are being called on to attend the 3rd Edinburgh International Film Audiences Conference (EIFAC).

The small, bi-annual conference, which takes place at the Filmhouse between March 26th and 27th 2009, looks at a wide range of cinematic audiences from contemporary Taipai to popular Scottish audiences in the years 1896-1939, from babies to baby boomers.

The Crystal Skull attracts over a thousand visitors on Sunday at the Hub

Bill Homann with the Crystal Skull

Crystal Skull brings visitors from all over Scotland to  the Hub.

Edinburgh Lectures: When was Chinese Art Modern?

Craig Clunas, Professor of the History of Art at the University of Oxford, asks what might be taken as ‘modern art' in the Chinese context, and at how the arguments of the past continue to shape

Edinburgh Lectures: The Rising Power of China: How Should We React?

As part of the series of Edinburgh Lectures focussing on China, Lord Wilson of Tillyorn - a former Governor of Hong Kong - looks at how Scotland and the UK should respond to the rise of China this

Edinburgh Lectures: Understanding Mao: my personal journey

Dr Jung Chang spent more than a decade, with her husband John Halliday, researching all aspects of the life of Mao Tse-tung to produce a highly acclaimed biography of Mao.

Edinburgh Lectures: Will Hutton on China's Rise

N.B. This event has been rescheduled from 20 March

The Guardian newspaper's chief economics and finance journalist Will Hutton lays out the implications of "China's century" for the West in The Writing on the Wall: China and the west in the 21st century.

Edinburgh Lectures: Zoo's Giant Pandas in Spotlight

There are only about 1600 giant pandas (Aliurapoda melanoleuca) left in the wild - the fragility of its existence in the mountainous bamboo forests of Sichuan province in China make it one of the

The Edinburgh Lectures: Taxation Without Representation

The Edinburgh Lecture series 2008 and 2009 continues to focus on China with best-selling author, journlist, and expert on China, James Kynge's talk on how the last three decades of Chinese economic

Free Enterprise and Global Political Ideologies - A Recipe for Success or Eternal Chaos?

On Friday 24th October, as part of the Europa Institute's (Edinburgh University) occasional lecture series, Scots Tory MEP Struan Stevenson will look at the effect of free enterprise in a world gov