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Royal Circus, New Town, Edinburgh

The Royal Circus terminates the western end of Great King Street, acting as a counterpart to Drummond Place in Edinburgh's Northern New Town. Built to the designs of William Henry Playfair from…

From  Richard Anderson on May 24th, 2021 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Old College, University of Edinburgh

Old College is the heart of Edinburgh University. Initial designs for the building were drawn by Robert Adam in 1789. Adam envisioned a building with two internal courtyards terminating in a…

From  Richard Anderson on May 20th, 2021 0 likes 38 plays 0  

Art and the Playfair Library: Speaking to Absent Volumes (summary)

In this short video Jane and Elizabeth introduce themselves and explain the origins of the project. Providing a history of the Playfair Library and an overview of how the student artists engaged with…

From  Stuart Brett on November 24th, 2020 2 likes 89 plays 0  

Art and the Playfair Library: Tobias Francis

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From  Stuart Brett on November 24th, 2020 0 likes 63 plays 0  

Art and the Playfair Library: Morgan Stevenson

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From  Stuart Brett on November 24th, 2020 0 likes 352 plays 0  

Art and the Playfair Library: Jenna Waldren

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From  Stuart Brett on November 24th, 2020 0 likes 170 plays 0  

Art and the Playfair Library: Haijian Cai

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From  Stuart Brett on November 24th, 2020 0 likes 57 plays 0  

Art and the Playfair Library: Alexander Van der Byl

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From  Stuart Brett on November 24th, 2020 0 likes 60 plays 0  

Art and the Playfair: Speaking to Absent Volumes (full version)

Art and the Playfair: Speaking to Absent Volumes

From  Stuart Brett on November 4th, 2020 0 likes 66 plays 0  

Edinburgh Global - Go Abroad Fund and the Homecoming event

Go Abroad Projects Assistant Randall Reinhard explains the Go Abroad Fund, the Homecoming event and why it is so important that students take part in international travel. …

From  Nicholas Cameron on January 29th, 2019 0 likes 83 plays 0  

ERC-HCG lecture 1: Sir Michael Marmot (12_1_18) SD

Sir Michael Marmot, Health, status, and inequality (Edinburgh, 12 January 2018). SD version.The Honour in Classical Greece ERC project is delighted to welcome as its first public lecturer Sir Michael…

From  Matteo Zaccarini on January 23rd, 2018 0 likes 104 plays 0  

Page from "The Commercial and Political Atlas" by William Playfair (1786) 

Detail of page from "The Commercial and Political Atlas" by William Playfair (1786). "As knowledge increases amongst mankind, and transactions multiply, it becomes more and more…

From  Tim Askew on August 21st, 2017 0 likes 51 plays

Title page of "The Statistical Breviary" by William Playfair (1801)

Title page of "The Statistical Breviary" by William Playfair (1801). Snippet from footage by the MOOC Production Team, University of Edinburgh.

From  Tim Askew on August 18th, 2017 0 likes 45 plays