Spring 2018

Jan 10
Dorry McLaughlin, Chief Executive, Viewpoint Housing Association.
https://www.viewpoint.org.uk/
‘Sheltered Housing: current policies and provision.’

Jan 17
Alasdair Neilson, Project Office, Fidra
https://www.fidra.org.uk/
‎‘From Nurdles to Cotton Buds, Plastic Pollution in the Marine Environment.’

Jan 24
Dora Jandric, PhD student, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/
‘The Future Alone. Quality of Life in Old Age in Scotland.’

Jan 31
Dr.Fabian Hilfrich, Senior Lecturer, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh.
https://www.ed.ac.uk/history-classics-archaeology
‘The State of Trump.’

Feb 7
Val Lawrie, Sector Manager, Criminal Justice City Wide Services
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/699460/criminal_justice_services
Community Payback Orders.  Keeping people out of prison.

Feb 14
Daniel Johnston, MSP for Edinburgh Southern.
http://www.parliament.scot/msps/currentmsps/daniel-johnson-msp.aspx
Update from Holyrood, Scottish Parliament.

Feb 21
Dr Milja Radovic, MTh, PhD, University of Edinburgh/St. Andrews.
https://www.routledge.com/Transnational-Cinema-and-Ideology-Representing-Religion-Identity-and/Radovic/p/book/9780415843997
‘Transnational Cinema and Political Activism’

Feb 28
Annie Miller, Trustee of Citizen’s Basic Income Network Scotland (CBINS)
Why Basic Income?
‘A Basic Income for Scotland.’

March 7
John Kerr, Edinburgh Friends of Parks Forum.
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/20180/friends_of_parks/273/friends_of_parks
‘If we don’t care for our parks and greenspaces…..who will?’

March 14
Johanna Carrie, Transition Edinburgh, Board member and MJ&P member.
https://www.ed.ac.uk/about/sustainability/themes/climate-change/climate-strategy
‘Zero Carbon Edinburgh.’

March 21
Iain MacSween, OBE, Scottish Fishermen’s Organisation.
http://www.scottishfishermen.co.uk/aboutus.html
‘Scottish Fisheries and the EU: loss and gain.’

March 28
tbc

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