Autumn 2019

October 9
Adam McVey, Council leader, City of Edinburgh Council. Chair, Sustainability Working Group.
‘Edinburgh Climate Emergency Action Plan.’

October 16
Nicola Perugini, Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations, University of Edinburgh.
‘The Question of Palestine: past, present and future.’

October 23
Mary Popple, Chair, Just Trading Scotland.
‘Dignity through Trade – why working together matters.’

October 30
Frank Cogliano, Professor of American History, Dean International
School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh.
‘The 2020 US Presidential Election: The triumph or end of Trump(ism)?’

November 6
Reuben Addis, Senior Mental Health Practitioner, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), NHS Lothian.
‘Mental Health of Adolescents.’

November 13
Luke March, Professor of Post-Soviet and Comparative Politics. Head of Politics and International Relations, University of Edinburgh.
‘The war no-one wants to win: Russian intervention in Crimea and Ukraine.’

November 20
Biddy Kelly, Managing Director, Fresh Start (Scotland)
‘Connecting communities, connecting people, saving souls.’

November 27
Ted Henry, Professor of Environmental Toxicology, Deputy Head of School. Institute of Life and Earth Sciences (ILES), Heriot-Watt University.
‘Plastics in the Environment: Issues, Speculation, and Evidence.’

December 4
James Wilson, Social Security Directorate, Scottish Government.
‘Social Security in Scotland: Dignity, Fairness and Respect.’

December 11
Dr. Eamonn O’Neill, Associate Professor, FHEA. School Leader in Journalism. School of Arts and Creative Industries.Edinburgh Napier University.
‘The Training of Journalists for Today’s Media.’