School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Just Festival at the Fringe

Event description

Rule of law and democracy

This event, in partnership with International Justice Mission UK, will consider the historical context of the Magna Carter - a set of rights governing the relationship between the public and leading authorities - and its relevance in the 21st century.


Chair: Andrew Bevan, Regional Development Executive at International Justice Mission UK

  • Atallah Fitzgibbon, Head of Policy and Strategy at Islamic Relief
  • Dr Gianluca Raccagni, Chancellor's Fellow in History at the University of Edinburgh
  • Paul Wheelhouse, MSP for South Scotland

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Dr Gianluca Raccagni will participate in a Just Festival event on Tuesday 18 August 2015 to mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

St John's Church (Hall at St John's)
Princes St (Venue 127)