Category - Edinburgh

  • August 17, 2013

    Today (Saturday 17 August) two events of great significance for the future of Scotland as a welcoming society coincide, both in Edinburgh.

  • August 15, 2013

    Lothian's Green MSP has welcomed news that a fan organisation has been granted preferred bidder status by Hearts administrators.

  • August 13, 2013

    Magnum photographer Ian Berry first set out to South Africa as a boy of 17 years, recording ordinary lives in extraordinary circumstances.

  • August 12, 2013

    Religion and the News is the title of a book published at the end of last year (2012), co-edited by Professor Jolyon Mitchell, who is taking part in tonight's 'Faith and the Media' conversation at St John's Church, Edinburgh, 6-7.30pm, as part of Just Festival.

  • August 9, 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.

  • August 9, 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.

  • August 7, 2013

    Communities, churches, statutory authorities, survivor groups, police and NGOs need to work together better to tackle modern day slavery in Scotland and the UK.

  • August 7, 2013

    It has often been said that there ought to be no such thing as an 'illegal' human being. Yet this language is used frequently and potently in relation to migration. Simon Barrow previews a film that looks at the issue from a human and historical point of view.

  • August 7, 2013

    Religion is a 'hot topic' one way or another. Some love it, some loathe it, many go meh... but you can't ignore the diverse belief mix that now makes up a modern plural society.

  • August 6, 2013

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