Spring 2018

Jan 10
Dorry McLaughlin, Chief Executive, Viewpoint Housing Association.
‘Sheltered Housing: current policies and provision.’

Jan 17
Alasdair Neilson, Project Office, Fidra
‎‘From Nurdles to Cotton Buds, Plastic Pollution in the Marine Environment.’

Jan 24
Dora Jandric, PhD student, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh
‘The Future Alone. Quality of Life in Old Age in Scotland.’

Jan 31
Dr.Fabian Hilfrich, Senior Lecturer, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh.
‘The State of Trump.’

Feb 7
Val Lawrie, Sector Manager, Criminal Justice City Wide Services
Community Payback Orders.  Keeping people out of prison.

Feb 14
Daniel Johnston, MSP for Edinburgh Southern.
Update from Holyrood, Scottish Parliament.

Feb 21
Dr Milja Radovic, MTh, PhD, University of Edinburgh/St. Andrews.
‘Transnational Cinema and Political Activism’

Feb 28
Annie Miller, Trustee of Citizen’s Basic Income Network Scotland (CBINS)
Why Basic Income?
‘A Basic Income for Scotland.’

March 7
John Kerr, Edinburgh Friends of Parks Forum.
‘If we don’t care for our parks and greenspaces…..who will?’

March 14
Johanna Carrie, Transition Edinburgh, Board member and MJ&P member.
‘Zero Carbon Edinburgh.’

March 21
Iain MacSween, OBE, Scottish Fishermen’s Organisation.
‘Scottish Fisheries and the EU: loss and gain.’

March 28
Alan McKinney and fellow poets from Morningside Justice and Peace.
‘Poetry and the Human Spirit.’  Bring a poem.