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Listening with Your Eyes Interactive Drama Workshop

Thursday, 28 February, 2019 - 16:14

Being playful and experiencing joy are part of being human, but often not what comes to mind when living with dementia. ‘Listening with Your Eyes’, a workshop delivered by Nik Howden from Vamos Theatre Company, which ran as part of the Festival of Creative Learning 2019, challenged this mindset. Through a series of exercises, carried …

Should we stay or should we go? A Tale of Five Referendums

Monday, 25 February, 2019 - 15:30

Dr Coree Brown Swan  Teaching Fellow, Centre for Open Learning  Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre on Constitutional Change  The past four decades of UK and Scottish politics can be analysed with reference to five referendums – two determining the UK’s place in Europe, with three more determining Scotland’s (and in 1979 and 1997 Wales’) place within …

The Legal History of Medieval Fife

Friday, 15 February, 2019 - 14:38

Book tickets for this event here. This event will take you back in time to Medieval Fife, where we will be visiting several locations of historical legal interest. Central to this visit to Fife will be the case of the Culdees of St Serf’s Inch, Loch Leven v. Sir Robert de Beaune (Lochore), which took place …

‘Hand-Made Archives’ at School of Scottish Studies Archives

Monday, 4 February, 2019 - 13:46

Monday 18 February 09:45-16:00 Our event focuses on the traditional hand-craft of making “cleekit gloves”.  You may be asking, what on earth are cleekit gloves? That was the very question I asked when I found a collection of letters at The School of Scottish Studies Archives (SSSA), last year.  The collection consists of 15 letters …