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Sep 21

Crime In The Spotlight at Bloody Scotland

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 17:00 to Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 18:30

The Albert Halls, Albert Place, Dumbarton Rd, Stirling FK8 2QL

The Open University is delighted to support Crime In The Spotlight at Scotland's International Crime Writing Festival, Bloody Scotland 2018. The festival is continuing its drive to support new authors, by letting them share a stage with the biggest names in the business. Spotlight authors have gone on to great things, not least Graeme Macrae, who was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize.

Oct 11

The NHS at 70 - Unsustainable? at Festival of Politics 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 17:00

The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

The Open University in Scotland is pleased to support the event The NHS at 70 - Unsustainable? at Festival of Politics 2018. The NHS is 70 years old. Join panellists to discuss whether Bevan and Beveridge’s vision of the NHS has stood the test of time, or is this jewel of the welfare state en route to becoming an unsustainable behemoth without swift integration, privatisation and reform?

Oct 12

In Conversation with Darren McGarvey aka LOKI - at Festival of Politics 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 20:00 to 21:30

The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

The Open University is pleased to support the event In Conversation with Darren McGarvey aka LOKI, at the Festival of Politics 2018. Darren McGarvey, aka LOKI, is a writer, performer, community activist, columnist and rapper-in-residence at Police Scotland’s Violence Reduction Unit. 

Oct 13

In Conversation with Professor Mary Beard - at Festival of Politics 2018

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 13:30 to 15:00

The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

The Open University in Scotland is pleased to support the event In Conversation with Professor Mary Beard at the Festival of Politics 2018. [SOLD OUT].
Professor Mary Beard is the academic who wrote and presented the OU/BBC Two co-produced Civilisations series; authored the globally best-selling book Women and Power and is the poster woman for every opinionated, outspoken and fan who recognises misogyny did not cease post the ancient world.

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