Spring 2016

Jan 13 – A coal- and nuclear-free energy future for Scotland: brilliant news or dangerous experiment? (What future for Longannet?)
Paul Younger, Professor of Energy Engineering University of Glasgow

Jan 20 – The housing ‘system’ we need to work for everyone.
Keith Anderson, Chief Executive, Port Of Leith Housing Assoc.

Jan 27 – The recent politicisation of women in Scotland.
Kirstein Rummery, Professor of Social Policy, University of Stirling

Feb 3 – Late Victorian Marking of the Working Classes: visual stigma and the Prisoner Mug Shot in Scotland.
Professor Chris Holligan, Faculty of Education, University of West of Scotland

Feb 10 – The Refugee Crisis in Europe: a view from Germany
Jens-Peter Voss, German Consul

Feb 17 – Speaking for Scotland and Edinburgh South at Westminster.
Ian Murray, M.P. (Edinburgh South) and Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

Feb 24 – Turkey Today.
Harriet Fildes, PhD student., School of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies University of Edinburgh

Mar 2  – Scientists against the bomb: Jo Rotblat and Pugwash – Nobel Peace prize winners.
David Atiyah, Member MJ&P and social entrepreneur

Mar 9 – The ageing brain: An insight into the research at Edinburgh Psychology department.
Angela De Bruin, PhD student Psychology Dept, University of Edinburgh

Mar 16 – Climate Change and Migration
Jane Petty, Department of International Development

Mar 23 – Reflections on Elections – Scotland, UK and elsewhere.
Alan McKinney Member MJ&P and amateur psephologist

Mar 30 –  The UN-Designated 48 Least Developed Countries: who are they, where are they and how are they defined as such?
Dr Patricia Robson, Member MJ&P and former health and development worker