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Events

The Open University in Scotland organises, and is involved in, a range of events throughout the year. These include conferences, seminars and lectures. Please see below for details of what’s coming up.

Speakers at Scotland-Malawi Partnership/Open University event

Please check back soon for information on forthcoming events.

Bosco Theatre, George Street, Edinburgh
Saturday, 19 August, 16:30-17:30
 
As part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival series of This Women Can, The Open University is sponsoring the event, In Praise of Nasty Women, featuring three writers, Nadine Aisha Jassat, Joelle Owusu and Laura Waddell, who contributed to book entitled, Nasty Women.  This is a collection of essays, interviews and accounts on what it is to be a woman in the 21st century.
 
Garden Theatre, Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh
Sunday 20 August, 12:30-13:30
 
The Open University is sponsoring the event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Trauma and Forgiveness. In this event, Thordis Elva talks to Sally Magnusson about South of Forgiveness, a remarkable collaboration between a survivor and a perpetrator.
This is part of This Women Can series of events.
Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh
Sunday 20 August, 20:15-21:15
 
In an event sponsored by The Open University at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Dragging Shakespeare into the 1970s, Tracey Chevalier discusses the challenges of transposing the tale of Othello onto a school playground in race-torn America.