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University to host Edinburgh International Book Festival

This year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival will be staged in conjunction with the University’s Edinburgh College of Art (ECA).

Edinburgh: 2020 Reflections

Summer 2020 brought an unexpected set of challenges unlike anything we had ever expected to face. The city was quiet, forced into silence by Covid-19 and bereft of its usual summer festivals and the social, economic and cultural benefits they bring.

Edinburgh Culture Conversations

The University of Edinburgh Culture Conversations was an online event series bringing together members of the public, artists, academics and cultural leaders to debate how the arts and creative sectors can help society recover from the effects of Covid-19.

2020 ESRC Festival of Social Science

Researchers from The University of Edinburgh will take part in the 2020 Economic and Social Research Council's Festival of Social Science on 7-15 November.

Edinburgh's Festivals 2020

Festivals, Cultural and City Events statement on the Edinburgh Festivals 2020

Festivals, Culture and City Events Film

The Festivals, Culture and City Events Film from Edinburgh's Festivals 2019