Global leaders examine the Enlightenment's legacy in the context of our times.
A year of events to celebrate 250 years of the study of English Literature at Edinburgh.
Examining the global challenges facing society, and the role of academia in meeting these challenges.
A series of lectures which show that keen detective work is still essential for 21st Century doctors.
Presented annually by the winner of the Tam Dalyell Prize for Excellence in Engaging the Public with Science.
Distinguished international scholars contribute to the advancement of theological and philosophical thought.
Each year the University hosts a series of inaugural lectures given by newly appointed Professors or Chairs.
An independently organised program of local events similar to the multidisciplinary TED conferences.
Speakers explore Charles Darwin's relationship with Edinburgh.
Celebrating Connections: A year of activities to celebrate the tercentenary of David Hume's birth.
Leading figures examine the lives of Enlightenment figures and assess the impact of their work on today’s world.
This article was published on Apr 12, 2013