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Nurse Insane from Drugs: Murder, Mental Illness and Paediatric Nursing in Early Twentieth Century England

Daniel Grey explores a child murder case in WWI England, and the issues that it raised.

Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth

Tue 3 Feb 2015

£6.60 (£4.50) / 01752 585050

Oppressed Creatures: Films and Talk with Ülo Pikkov

A programme of films from Ülo Pikkov, along with a selection of international animation which has inspired him.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Feb 2015

£8 (film pass £25) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Manipulate.

Paisley Natural Society History Talks

Public talks, open to anyone who wants to turn up, on different topics within natural history, hosted by experts in the field.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 0300 300 1210

Ayrshire’s Birdlife by Angus Hogg

Persian Music: Lecture, Performance and Workshop

Dr Parmis Mozafari of the Institute for Iranian Studies, University of St Andrews, gives a review of the condition of female musicians and dancers in Iran, followed by a short performance on santur (a kind of Iranian dulcimer) and a hands-on workshop in aspects of Persian music. As if that's not enough, there's also a…

Sutton Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 13 Feb 2015

Free / 07854 972930

Pillow Talk

A series of discussion events designed to engage the public on issues surrounding contemporary art.

South Block, Glasgow

Tue 20 Jan 2015

Free

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Plato’s Phaedo and the Myth of Theseus and the Minotaur

Tim Addey explores the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur in relation to Plato's Phaedo.

New Acropolis, London N1

Fri 27 Feb 2015

£5 (£3) / 020 7359 0059

Plato’s Philebus and the Myth of Prometheus

Tim Addey explores the myth of Prometheus in relation to Plato’s Philebus.

New Acropolis, London N1

Fri 20 Mar 2015

£5 (£3) / 020 7359 0059

Plato’s Republic and the Fable of Erus

Guy Wyndham-Jones explores the Fable of Erus in relation to Plato’s Republic.

New Acropolis, London N1

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£5 (£3) / 020 7359 0059

The Politics of James Bond

Prof Jeremy Black talks about the politics behind the James Bond series.

Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£6.60 (£4.50) / 01752 585050

Portrait Gallery Curator Talks: Beauty of Design

Tricia Allerston discusses the exhibition.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 12 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

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Portrait Gallery Curator Talks: Ponte City

Anne Lyden talks about the new photography exhibition.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Power and Puppets: Small Stories in a Big World

A programme of films from Claire Lamond, along with a selection of international animation which has inspired her.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£8 (Film Pass £25) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Manipulate.

Science Meets Art

George Donald talks through his drawing of a life model.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Mon 2 Feb 2015

Free / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Scottish Church Music up to the Reformation

Dr Jamie Reid-Baxter talks about Scottish church music up to the Reformation, from Columban chant to the music of Carver and Peebles, followed by a performance by Sang Scule of some of the music discussed.

Mayfield Salisbury Parish Church, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar 2015

Free / 0131 667 1522

Part of Festival of Sacred Music.

Shedding Light on Homeopathy

Elizabeth Adalian delivers a lecture on homeopathy as a method of healing.

New Acropolis, London N1

Thu 23 Apr 2015

£5 (£3) / 020 7359 0059

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SHMU Multi-Ethnic Recording Project

Simon Gall discusses SHMU's Multi-Ethnic Recording Project.

The Elphinstone Institute, Aberdeen

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£3 / 01224 272 996

Sophie Kromholz: Lecture

Lecture by art historian Sophie Kromholz on the life of the print.

Edinburgh Printmakers

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£5 or two for £8 / 0131 557 2479

Stewart Murdoch: Developing Leisure and Culture Provision

Stewart Murdoch discusses the current challenges that Dundee is facing in managing and developing leisure and culture provision.

Roseangle Gallery, Dundee

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 434607

Stirling Literary Society in Late 19th Century New Zealand

Kathleen O'Donnell speaks about the Stirling Literary Society of late 19th century New Zealand. Part of Stirling Literary Society's 25th anniversary series of lectures. Preceded by a short AGM.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Mon 18 May 2015

Free / 01786 471917

Weegie Wednesdays

Monthly forum offering writers, poets, publishers, booksellers, librarians, creative writing students or anyone else with a literary interest the chance to get together socially to talk about books and publishing. First timers, please contact the organisers via the website.

CCA, Glasgow

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 352 4900

With Alex Gray

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‘While the World was Dying, Did You Wonder Why?’: Punk, Politics and British (fan)zines, 1976–84

Prof Matthew Worley of the University of Reading talks about the remarkable explosion of British fanzines in the punk era.

Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth