Winter 2013

9 Jan – Towards the transition to sustainability: the Fife Diet and the promotion of low carbon – high quality food
Mike Small, Director: The Fife Diet

16 Jan – Mentoring vulnerability: an award-wining programme keeping youngsters out of the Justice system.
Peter Crory, Chief Executive: YMCA Scotland

23 Jan – The Leveson inquiry and the future of the UK press
Hugh Kerr, politician, press-officer & lecturer (biog)

30 Jan – India’s trajectory to socio-economic development: winners and losers
Professor Roger Jeffery, Dean International (India), University of Edinburgh

6 Feb – Implementing a policy for integrated health and social care for older people: progress update
Angela Lamb, Advice, Training and Support Officer, Age Concern Scotland

13 Feb – A rising force: Turkey’s present and future  role in international politics
Dr Juliet Kaarbo, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Edinburgh

20 Feb – The end of conspicuous consumption and a return of the Frugal Family
Professor Lynn Jamieson, Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, University of Edinburgh

27 Feb – Co-lateral damage: meeting the complex needs of veterans returning to civilian life
James Meah, Therapist, Veterans First Point, NHS Lothian

6 Mar – Monitoring terrorism: maritime security in South-East Asia – Indonesia and the Philippines
Dr Senia Febrica, Research Fellow, The United Nations and the Nippon Foundation  of Japan

13 Mar – The case for Independence
Margo MacDonald, MSP

20 Mar – The case for the Union
Speaker to be confirmed

27 Mar – Participatory Poetry for Justice and Peace (Optional 2 hour session)
Bill  Donaldson and Rodger West, MJ&P members