Evening events, Talks & lectures, Current affairs

11 events

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GLITCH’S Climactic Closing

Presentation from Ms Vaginal Davis.

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 0141 352 4900

Part of GLITCH 2015.

Creative Carbon

Join Creative Carbon Scotland and Comar for a discussion about what roles artists might play in a future, more sustainable society. Open to everyone.

An Tobar Arts Centre, Isle of Mull

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 01688 302211

InnovationNation Lectures

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

EICC, Edinburgh

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.

The Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP Public Lecture

A keynote lecture from former First Minister, Alex Salmond, in which he talks about his time as First Minister, the Independence Referendum and the upcoming General Election.

University Of Glasgow

Tue 21 Apr

Free (booking required)

Alistair Beaton: Political Satire

Spitting Image and Not the Nine O'Clock News satirist talks about his career.

Eldon Building, Portsmouth

Fri 17 Apr

Free

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Charlie Klendjian: Do humanists need to be more outspoken on Islam and sharia?

Charlie Klendjian, Secretary of the Lawyers’ Secular Society, discusses the work of the LSS.

Conway Hall, London WC1R

Wed 22 Apr

Criminal Justice Policy Review: The Coalition Years & The Scottish Dimension

A conference on the Lib-Con coalition's criminal justice policy and the extent to which it has impacted on Scotland.

The Open University in Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Apr

Free

Do Not Adjust Your Stage Presents: The Wunderkammer

Improv group Do Not Adjust Your Stage and guests present an monthly evening that's half comedy show, half Ted talk, with a different theme each time. BYOB!

Natural History Museum, London SW7

Fri 24 Apr

£12 (Members £10.80) / 020 7942 5000/5011

£12 (members £10.80) / 020 7942 5000/5011

Liverpool Skeptics in the Pub

An informal event held on the third Thursday every month where a guest speaker gives a talk, with Q&A. Everyone welcome.

The Vines, Liverpool

Thu 16 Apr

Free Donations welcome

Thu 21 May

Free Donations welcome

Thu 18 Jun

Free Donations welcome

…and 5 more dates until 19 Nov

Manchester Ragged University Talks

The Ragged University serves up a slice of academia with the opportunity to wash down all that new knowledge with a icy cold pint. Different speakers each time; all welcome.

Gullivers, Manchester

Mon 20 Apr

'The British Experimental Novelists of the 1960s; A Forgotten Avant Garde' by Joseph Darlington, plus 'The Countercultural Imperative; From Lebensreform to the Kibbo Kift (1890-1930)' by Anne Fernie

Spectator Debate: Politicians should leave the wealthy alone

Join The Spectator for a debate on wealth and politics, chaired by Andrew Neil. While the rich get even richer, low and middle income households are feeling the pinch. Are wealth taxes – such as the 'mansion tax' or the 50p tax – the answer? Or is it economically counterproductive to squeeze the rich? In a globalised…

Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London EC2Y

Wed 22 Apr

£22 (Spectator subscribers £19) / 020 7638 8891