Video| 17/06/2011
The Rt Hon Lord Patten of Barnes CH delivers the MacCormick European Lecture on the viability and merits of European foreign policy.
Video| 17/06/2011
Professor John Haldane gives an account of Thomas Reid's life and thought, celebrating his approach to understanding human beings and their place in nature.
Video| 17/06/2011
Stuart MacRae, Louise Welsh and Andrew Clark in an examination of the characteristics of a successful opera partnership.
Video| 17/06/2011
A look at Scottish sources prior to Barbour, considering Robert the Bruce's reputation in Scotland before the poet represented him as the heroic liberator.
Video| 17/06/2011
Dr Chris Jones and Professor Graham Caie discuss major issues of the period, the attraction of medievalism in later periods and attitudes to mortality and death.
Video| 17/06/2011
This lecture explores the art-historical significance of Rashid al-Din's World History which is held by the University of Edinburgh.
Video| 16/06/2011
David Hume has long been seen as Scotland’s – and indeed the English-speaking world’s – greatest philosopher, but also as
Video| 16/06/2011
What has changed since the Bell Rock light was finished? In an age of GPS and satellite navigation, is there really any need for lighthouses?
Video| 16/06/2011
A debate on public health strategies looking at past practices and ideas that shape current messages about health and illness.
Video| 16/06/2011
This talk celebrates the science of eminent Scottish astronomers born of the Enlightenment and laying the foundations for Scottish astronomy today.
Video| 17/06/2011
This lecture explores the authentic medieval Welsh literary corpus associated with Glynd?r.
Video| 15/06/2011
Ian Irvine talks about developments in renewable energy technology and how these can be used to generate sustainable energy.