Autumn 2017

October 4
Ella Simpson, Chief Executive, Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council
‘Unequal Edinburgh.’ What do we want from Social Care? What is the role of Edinburgh’s charities?

October 11
Morris Bradley and friends, MJ&P members
‘Thinking differently about climate change: and what we can do about it.’

October 18
Anthony Salamone, Completing Ph.D in Politics, Scottish Centre on European Relations, University of Edinburgh
‘Brexit: An Overview of Latest Developments and Future Prospects.’

October 25
Dr Sarah Kyambi, Migration Policy Expert, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh
‘Brexit and Immigration: EEA free movement, proposed changes and their impact on Scotland.’

November 1
Dr Kirsty Hughes, Director, Scottish Centre on European Relations
‘Where next for the EU27 after the German, French and other elections of 2017/18?’

November 8
Colin Briggs, Associate Director of Strategic Planning, NHS Lothian
Development of mental health and rehabilitation services on the Royal Edinburgh Hospital Site

November 15
Erik Vlaeminck, PhD Student in Russian, University of Edinburgh
‘President Putin and Russian Foreign Policy: Image building, Perception and Reality.’

November 22
Emilia Hanna, Air Pollution Campaigner, Friends of the Earth Scotland
‘Clean Air as Environmental Justice.’

November 29
Dr Helen Zealley, Formerly Director of Public Health, NHS Lothian.
‘Food Glorious Food…Who is responsible for all this obesity?’

December 6
Naima Minhas, Manager, Nari Kallyan Shango.
Nari Kallyan Shangho – supporting South Asian women and families living in Edinburgh.