Winter 2012

11 Jan – Justice and Peace through Poetry
Roger West, Poet and MJ&P member

18 Jan – Youth unemployment: finding the means to change lives and strengthen communities
Clare Sowney, Programme Executive, Prince’s Trust Scotland

25 Jan – A worsening problem: the dimensions of housing inequality in Scotland
Professor Isobel Anderson, Director of the Housing Policy and Practice Unit, University of Stirling

1 Feb –  Hold the Front Page!
Bill Jamieson, Executive Editor, The Scotsman (TBC)

8 Feb – Tax havens and other avoidance measures
Kathy Galloway, Theologian, author and campaigner for justice, Head of Christian Aid Scotland

15 Feb – The political outcome of the Arab Spring
Dr Adham Saolui, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, University of Edinburgh

22 Feb –  Recent research into aspects of the Anti-Slavery Movement in Scotland
Dr Iain Whyte, Writer and Minister – Church of Scotland

Edinburgh Council Elections May 2012
Policy Areas speakers are asked to address

  1. Local Government Services
  2. Housing 
  3. Transport

29 Feb – Norman Work, Scottish National Party

7 Mar – Melanie Main, Green Party

14 Mar – Elaine Aitken, Conservative Party

21 Mar – Jenny Dawe, Liberal Democrat Party

28 Mar – Eric Barry, Labour Party