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Edinburgh 28th September: Come along to Cabaret Voltaire (36-38 Blair St, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR), doors open at 6.30pm and the talks start from 7pm. Come along for a bite of food, a chance to listen to Prof Ray Miller's talk - 'Happiness Revisited: Positive Emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning and Accomplishments'... Click Here To Read More




Edinburgh 29th Sept: Come along to Gallery One at St Margaret's House (151 London Rd, Edinburgh EH7 6AE), doors open at 6.30pm and the talks start from 7pm. It is the opening of the Mad World Exhibition which will last until 15th October... Click Here To Read More





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Podcast: George Monbiot; How Did We Get Into This Mess ?

This podcast was recorded on 16th March 2016 at University of Edinburgh,for the Ragged University project by request. With thanks to Elaine and Tarlochan at Wordpower Books, and thanks to Stuart for being welcoming with technical support. Elaine from Wordpower Books, Scotland’s Independent and Radical Bookshop introduces the event they have produced in conjunction with the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh.

The main lecture is George Monbiot who is launching his latest book – How Did We Get Into This Mess. The Twitter hashtag which was set up was #thismess.

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Music: Under The Dogwood Tree

Under The Dogwood Tree are an Edinburgh band headed up by Alison Lyles and William Ancell. Since 2006, when they met, they have played extensively and released their debut album which was produced and recorded in various locations across the Lothians and Lanarkshire.

The album is their own original eclectic mix blending British and American folk with trans-Atlantic influences ranging from Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and Fairport Convention. Songs include a gospel chain gang song (“Twenty Pounds for Redemption”), an old-fashioned drinking song (“Werewolf Blues”) and a bluegrass waltz (“Tennessee Waltz”). Read more