Evening events, Talks & lectures, Current affairs

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An Evening On The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

An evening of writers, artists and activists to explore the movement of people, things and information, inspired by the exhibitions at the Serpentine Galleries.

Goethe-Institut, London SW7

Thu 19 Mar

prices vary / 020 7596 4000

InnovationNation Lectures

A series of events showcasing some of Scotland’s leading innovators in science, technology, business and the arts.

EICC, Edinburgh

Wed 18 Feb

Free / 0131 300 3000

InnovationEnergy. Professor Martin Tangney and Stuart Brown lead an exciting evening of innovation in the energy sector. Refreshments available.

Thu 19 Mar

Free / 0131 300 3000

InnovationHealth. Professor Derek Bell and Professor Andrew Morris lead an evening of talks.

Thu 21 May

Free / 0131 300 3000

InnovationBody. Professor Margaret Frame and Professor Catherine Geissler deliver the intriguing keynote addresses.

Mon 22 Jun

Free / 0131 300 3000

InnovationTechnology. Chris Forrest and Professor Harald Haas deliver the keynote addresses.

Alastair Campbell: Time to Talk

Journalist, author and former Director of Communications and Strategy for Tony Blair, Alastair Campbell, talks about winning, drawing on the experiences of all kinds of successful people, from athletes to rulers.

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Mon 16 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Café Histoire

Talks, in French, about various aspects of French culture, hosted by the Institut Français.

Institut Français d'Ecosse, Edinburgh

Mon 9 Mar

£8 (Members £5) / 0131 225 5366

Le Vol de l'Aigle

  • 17:30 – 19:00 Café Histoire Institut Français d'Ecosse, Edinburgh

Catastrophe / Opportunity: A conversation about climate change

A discussion on whether or not climate change creates opportunities.

Nottingham Contemporary

Tue 3 Feb

Free / 0115 948 9750

Ecosystem Services and Health: The Connections and Challenges of this Reciprocal Relationship

A public talk looking at connections between health and the environment.

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation

Mon 26 Jan

Free / 0131 651 1694

GlobalGiving UK Field Evaluation Event: How to Do it Well and Make it Count

Hear stories from GlobalGiving UK's 2014 Field Evaluation Programme, learn what NGOs need most, and how to truly make a difference in development.

University College London, WC1E

Wed 28 Jan

Free / 020 7679 2540

Mark Hutchinson: Is a ‘Christian Businessman’ an Oxymoron?

A talk by Mark Hutchinson, in which he shares his own personal perspective on the theology of work.

St Mary-Le-Bow Church, London EC2V

Wed 28 Jan

Free / 020 7248 5139

Sites of Memory: Public Emotionality, Gender and Nationhood in the Music of Googoosh

Dr Laudan Nooshin discusses the music of Iranian pop singer Googoosh, exploring questions of gender, nation and voice in her songs.

University of Edinburgh

Mon 16 Feb

Prices to be confirmed

Lecture Theatre F.21 Part of Edinburgh Iranian Festival.