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Promoting fairer access to Scottish universities: how can this be achieved?

This is the second annual memorial lecture in honour of the late Professor David Raffe. Professor Vikki Bolover of Durhan University drew on her recent research in Scotland to consider how we can…

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From  Ileana Iacobescu on April 10th, 2019 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Prof Agustin Fuentes - Why do we believe_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - Why do we believe_

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From  Lesley Middlemass on April 9th, 2019 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Dr Shashi Tharoor - Looking Back at the British Raj in India

Dr Shashi Tharoor - Looking Back at the British Raj in India

From  Lesley Middlemass on April 9th, 2019 0 likes 27 plays 0  

Keith Forum on Commonwealth Constitutionalism

Academic perspectives from the inaugural Keith Forum on Commonwealth Constitutionalism held at the University of Edinburgh in November 2018.

From  Elisabeth Barlow on March 22nd, 2019 0 likes 32 plays 0  

27 Feb 2019 — Steven Erlanger (New York Times)

Montague Burton Lecture The World According to Trump & does it Matter?

From  Jamie Smith on March 1st, 2019 0 likes 40 plays 0  

8 February 2019 — Luke March and Mathias Thaler (University of Edinburgh)

Teaching Populism

From  Jamie Smith on February 14th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

18 Jan 2019 — Steve Goldstein (US State Department [former])

‘Would You Like to be Undersecretary of State?’ 100 Days in the Trump Administration

From  Jamie Smith on February 12th, 2019 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Chicago 1950 — Another Look

27 Nov 2014 — Howard Becker (author of Outsiders, Art Worlds and other sociological works)

From  Jamie Smith on February 12th, 2019 0 likes 66 plays 0  

25 Jan 2019 — Ethics Forum: Paul McKeigue (Edinburgh Usher Institute)

Fake News? Weighing Evidence in an Information War

From  Jamie Smith on February 12th, 2019 0 likes 15 plays 0  

23 Nov 2018 — Tim Oliver (University of Loughborough)

What has the EU got wrong about Brexit?

From  Jamie Smith on December 12th, 2018 0 likes 20 plays 0  

16 Nov 2018 — Sabine Saurugger (Sciences Po Grenoble)

Emmanuel Macron and the European Union

From  Jamie Smith on December 11th, 2018 0 likes 35 plays 0  

9 Nov 2018 — Simone Rudolphi (professional photographer)

Ethics Forum: Ethics of Humanitarian Photography

From  Jamie Smith on December 11th, 2018 0 likes 14 plays 0  

2 Nov 2018 — Chris Bickerton (University of Cambridge)

Brexit as an Exception?

From  Jamie Smith on November 15th, 2018 0 likes 99 plays 0  

26 Oct 2018 — Maia Cross (Northeastern University)

Is Europe Really in Crisis?

From  Jamie Smith on November 8th, 2018 0 likes 89 plays 0  

19 Oct 2018 — Ethics Forum (Tim Hayward)

Politics of a Changing World — mid-term review

From  Jamie Smith on November 8th, 2018 0 likes 47 plays 0