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Next Ragged University Event:

26th June Manchester: Come along to The Castle Hotel (66 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LE) at 7pm. Two talks, some food, socializing and fun. The talks are 'Manchester Sound(s); Silent Notes From the Past' by Dominique Tessier plus 'The Psychology of Dehumanization by Alex Dunedin. Click Here For More Information...


Asylum Magazine for Democratic Psychiatry is raising money for their 30th anniversary conference. Please donate what you can ... For more information please CLICK HERE



Edinburgh events are at Cabaret Voltaire, doors open at 6.30pm, talk starts at 7pm...


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Podcast: Participation, Motivation and Adult Learning by Dr Ellen Boeren

Dr Ellen Boeren is Chancellor’s Fellow (tenure track) at Moray House School of Education at the University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom). She got her PhD in Educational Sciences in May 2011 from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. On the 10th of July 2014, she gave a talk in a Ragged University event which was called “Participation, motivation and adult learning: similarities and differences across Europe”.  You can listen to the podcast here.

She is interested in the field of higher/adult/lifelong education and conducts European comparative research studies.  She holds a special interest in survey methodology.  Ellen teaches ‘Research Methods’ for MSc students at Moray House in Edinburgh. She was appointed as  the new Chair of SCUTREA (Standing Conference on University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults). Read more

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2016: Call For Entries

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival is now open for submission for 2016 and we’ll be screening the best in contemporary short film in Scotland’s beautiful & ancient capital city in October 2016. This year we’re planning some exciting collaboration projects from working with Japan’s biggest short film festival, Short Shorts Film Festival to curating short film programmes for Hidden Door in May, Edinburgh’s own, unique, arts festival. Read more

Music: Electrobuddha

Been going now since March 2012 whereupon Mark McCaffer the founder took a Business Gateway loan of a £1000, bought an electric and semi-acoustic guitar and started a semi-professional band. Mark studied vocals at Strathclyde and graduated with honours. Drummer and 2nd band member

Graeme Proctor amasses a great history of drums and percussion and has played with many acts and genres in and around west/central Scotland. He is a graduate of North Glasgow College. Read more