Category Archives: International

Palestine Youth: a dialogue in Edinburgh

Judith Sischy retired from her post as Chief Executive of the Scottish Council of Independent Schools (SCIS) in 2010. She has been closely involved in national initiatives, served on many Government bodies including the General Teaching Council for Scotland and … Continue reading

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The world’s forests and their future

Dr. Patenaude is a lecturer in forest and carbon management in the Department of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interest is in the political and operational implementation of international forestry regimes (incl. REDD+). She has contributed to … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, International

Religion and Politics in the Middle East

 A staff profile of Dr George Wilkes can be accessed on the website of the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh. Information on the Research and Dialogue Programme, of which Dr Wilkes is the founding Director, can been accessed on … Continue reading

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Powering ahead: recent economic tigers – China, India and Brazil

Dr Mark Aspinwall is Head of Politics & International Relations in the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh. He has a full staff profile available on the University’s website which you can access using this … Continue reading

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Debt relief in the world’s poorest countries

Alys Mumford, Outreach Officer for Jubilee Scotland, runs their new Debt’s Not Done project, which aims to help groups across Scotland to campaign effectively for debt justice. Jubilee Scotland is an independent coalition of organisations and local groups across Scotland … Continue reading

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Globalisation and Justice: who wins and who loses?

Jeff Collin is the director of the Global Public Health Unit at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh. A political scientist by background, he was previously based at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. … Continue reading

Posted in Health, International