Barbed Wire

Dr. Hamish Thompson November 9, 2018

The 11th November 2018 marks 100 years of the Armistice of World War I.  This was a world war of industrial means and massive casualties. These deaths are marked all around Scotland on war memorials that remind us of the millions that died in this war… More

November Celebrations

Stephenie McGucken October 25, 2018

November in Scotland is filled with festivals and fireworks. To start the month, bonfires and fireworks to commemorate Guy Fawkes Night abound. At the end of the month, celebrate Scotland’s patron saint, Andrew. Edinburgh Fireworks Extravaganza 2… More

October Happenings Around Scotland

Stephenie McGucken September 28, 2018

It is that time of year: pumpkins, the crunch of leaves on the ground, and spooky activities! Embrace the colder weather and Halloween spirit with a range of activities around Scotland from pumpkin carvings to ghost tours!    Edinburgh Edinburgh… More

Settling In: Scotland in September

Emma Simpson August 31, 2018

It's that time of year again! With the Edinburgh Centre ready to welcome new students to Scotland, and knowing that finding your feet in a new city can be difficult, we thought we'd share some suggestions of where to start exploring!  From markets that… More

The Soul of a Nation

Dr. Hamish Thompson August 24, 2018

“Nations and peoples are largely the stories they feed themselves. If they tell themselves stories that are lies, they will suffer the future consequences of those lies. If they tell themselves stories that face their own truths, they will free their… More

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