On the Brighter Side of Life
Saturday 12 August 11:00am - 12:00pm
Chinese Life Observed
Saturday 12 August 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Questions of our Times
Saturday 12 August 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Travels With and Without a Hitch
Sunday 13 August 12:30pm - 1:30pm
In The Rule of the Land, Garrett Carr walks along Northern Ireland’s wriggling frontier, recently all but forgotten but now hauled back into the headlines thanks to Brexit. For Julian Sayarer’s award-winning Interstate, the canvas is contrastingly...
Europe: Acts and Counteracts
Sunday 13 August 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Monday 14 August 10:00am - 11:00am
Since stepping down as Scotland’s First Minister, Henry McLeish has built such a reputation as an expert on the EU and EU-American relations that, in the era of Trump and Brexit, he is increasingly in demand. His new book, Citizens United, focuses on...
How the City got Slicker
Monday 14 August 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Even before Brexit, the City of London faced a whirlwind of challenges. Crash Bang Wallop by Iain Martin, columnist for the Times, founding editor of pro-market news website Reaction and former editor of the Scotsman, tells how it handled financial...
Tuesday 15 August 12:30pm - 1:30pm
New Boots and Pantisocracies is a popular blog run by W N Herbert, Professor of Poetry at Newcastle University, and Andy Jackson, Medical Librarian of Dundee University. For 100 days after the 2015 general election, they published a poem each day on the...
Scotland, Your Scotland
Wednesday 16 August 10:00am - 11:00am
Fighting Back Against AIDS
Wednesday 16 August 5:00pm - 6:00pm
The fear of the early days of the AIDS epidemic is already disappearing into the fog of history. American investigative reporter David France’s How to Survive a Plague drags it right back, and dazzlingly shows how activists drove the scientific...