Blogs

10 Aug 2013

John Lennon and Yoko Ono were famous for a peace 'bed in'. Now artist Liz Crow has been 'Bedding Out' in Edinburgh to highlight poverty and disability.

10 Aug 2013

For the enrichment and development of plural public education on the one hand, and healthy faith communities on the other, it is necessary that the distinction between the two - as well as their need to converse and cooperate - is understood and put into operation, says Simon Barrow. That is why community schooling for all is so important.

10 Aug 2013

Romani rights activists have commemorated the Roma Holocaust and protested at Europe’s continued mistreatment of them.

10 Aug 2013

The UK government must take action to offset the impact of its austerity policies on disabled and older women, a United Nations committee says.

10 Aug 2013

An indigenous community in Northwest Colombia, subjected to aerial-spraying of coca crops, wants the government to respect their rights, land and lives.

9 Aug 2013

What is the relationship between arts in the broadest sense, and change in the broadest sense (social, personal, cultural, political and economic)? Simon Barrow reports on a transformative conversation between practitioners and participants.

9 Aug 2013

British Christian denominations are passing on greetings to the Muslim Community today, on the feast of 'Id ul-Fitr (Eid).

9 Aug 2013

On Tuesday 13 August, Thania Acaron will respond in dance to Pacheco's 'Memoria Roubada', followed by a discussion which will be led by Jolyon Mitchell, Professor of Communications, Arts and Religion, University of Edinburgh and co-ordinator of the Centre for Theology and Public Issues.

9 Aug 2013

Bigotry, suspicion and sectarianism - how do they emerge in human relationships and in history? Anna Schwoub introduces a trio of plays at Just Festival 2013 that help to answer those questions, showing how history often resonates painfully in the insecurities of the present.