Culture and Review

  • April 17, 2014

    A four-year Quaker project to tell the suppressed stories of World War I will be launched on 15 May at 10.30am in Friends House, NW1 2BJ (opposite Euston Station).

  • April 11, 2014

    Exploring how gender stereotypes affect both men and women in every area of life, and how this begins at a very early age.

  • April 7, 2014

    In the week marking the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, Quakers in Britain are launching a book and exhibition of photographs: “This Light that Pushes Me”.

  • March 19, 2014

    Bernadette Meaden read Thomas Berry's book as the UK faced severe weather events. Media coverage of flooded homes, storm-lashed coasts, and crippled transport infrastructure were a vivid illustration of the growing challenge of climate change, and the urgent need for us to work with nature, rather than fight a losing battle against it. So it seems increasingly important that Berry's important message is understood and embraced.

  • February 18, 2014

    An award for newer arts journalists with an Edinburgh connection and an international outlook has been established in memory of a writer who was a passionate campaigner for human rights, a lifelong promoter of world music, and had strong connections with Latin America.

  • January 22, 2014

    Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year and in 2014 the occasion will be marked in Edinburgh, Scotland's capital, by a showing of 'Holocaust, A Music Memorial Film From Auschwitz' at the Lauriston Jesuit Centre.

  • January 14, 2014

    The arrival of Ann Pettifor's latest book, 'Just Money: How society can break the despotic power of finance' is an important publishing moment, says Ekklesia co-director Simon Barrow. It unmasks the false ideologies of austerity and neoliberalism.

  • January 13, 2014

    A new book from Christian Fuchs, 'Social Media: A Critical Introduction', discusses the relationship between social media and power structures in contemporary society. Simon Barrow examines the issues.

  • January 6, 2014

    The Taize ecumenical community based in France, which has an emphasis on youth and historic Christian spirituality in a changing world, will be holding one of its European weekends in Edinburgh from 15-17 March 2014.

  • January 3, 2014

    Glasgow is looking forward to celebrating the life and work of its city’s patron saint once more in 2014.