Category - scotland

  • 21 Sep 2013

    Thousands of people in Scotland are mobilising for self-government today, as a large march and rally gathers in Edinburgh.

  • 22 Aug 2013

    Though many are frustrated by the tit-for-tat style of the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign, it is undoubtedly a vital and exciting moment in the country's long history.

  • 17 Aug 2013

    People in the Edinburgh area should look out for a unique opportunity to taste a process which gives a creative say about Scotland's future next Tuesday, 20th August, in the Thinking Together event put on jointly by So Say Scotland, Just Festival and the Quakers in Scotland.

  • 17 Aug 2013

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

  • 13 Aug 2013

    Scotland's faith communities have helped shape the Scotland we know today, many would contend.

  • 11 Aug 2013

    In the early run-up to the 2014 Scottish independence referendum, fear and chauvinism have often defeated creative and inspirational 'constructivist' approaches, suggests Dr Michael Marten of the University of Stirling. But there are also examples of the reverse happening. In a detailed examination of the emerging political terrain, he looks at how the competing discourses are faring, and where the room for more imaginative approaches is emerging.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 6 Aug 2013

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

  • 6 Aug 2013

    The Church of Scotland has welcomed news that more pupils have taken Standard Grade and Higher exams in subjects exploring religion.