Category - just festival

  • August 6, 2013

    Members of the Scottish government's independent advisory group on combatting sectarianism say that the time for change is now.

  • August 6, 2013

    The European Parliament and the Lux Prize have partnered with Just Festival to bring to screen four films that were contenders for the prize in previous years.

  • August 6, 2013

    "Of course Israel has a right to exist... but with Palestine, not at the expense of the Palestinians." That was the message of an ecumenical accompanier speaking today (6th August 2013) at Just Festival in Edinburgh.

  • August 6, 2013

    Campaigners, police and public authorities will engage in conversation tomorrow night over the nature and extend of what they say amounts to slavery in modern Scotland.

  • August 6, 2013

    As part of a series of events at Just Festival looking at how to break down barriers and confront bigotry locally and globally, a discussion is taking place tonight (Tuesday 6th August), on tackling sectarianism.

  • August 5, 2013

    What would a conversation about religion among those who have abandoned it, or who are on the very edge of it, sound and feel like?

  • August 5, 2013

    Twenty years ago, many public commentators believed that religion was dead, or at least 'on the way out'. How wrong that proved. Simon Barrow looks at how the conversation about faith is deepening and broadening in the face of growing religious and non-religious diversity.

  • August 5, 2013

    As the huge media coverage of internet abuse has made clear (not least the appalling targeting of women on Twitter and other social media platforms), when public conversation is debased, we all suffer - though those at the sharp end suffer most.

  • August 5, 2013

    The lines in the John Lennon song are famous by now: "Imagine there's no religion... it's easy if you try..." But is it, and what would it mean?

  • August 4, 2013

    Scottish and European figures, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and civic and faith leaders were among those involved in the opening of the 2013 Just Festival.