258 11.00am Sat 16 May 2015
An all-Scotland event organised by Radical Independence Edinburgh branch.
SCOTLAND'S RADICAL HISTORY AND CULTURE National Radical independence Campaign Conference Welcoming session 11.00 - 11.15 Participants a have a choice from two topics from each session . Session 1 - 11.15- 12.30 A. Scotland's Radical Culture Scott Hames, University of Stirling, editor of Unstated: Scottish Writers and Independence Meaghan Delahunt. University of Stirling, novelist and short story writer B. Scottish Factory Occupations Andy Clark, Strathclyde University on Lee Jeans occupation plus another speaker being arranged Lunch break - 12.30 - 13.45 Session 2 - 13.45 - 15.00 A. Scotland - the Impact of the '68 Generation Ray Burnett, contributor to the first Red Paper on Scotland Geraldine Gould, recollections of a political activist in Edinburgh in the early 1970's B .The 1984-5 Miners Strike Jim Philipps, University of Glasgow plus another speaker being arranged Session 3 - 15.15 - 16.30 A. The Legacy of James Connolly in Edinburgh Chloe Alexander Ross, Aberdeen University, researcher into radical and labour links between Ireland and Scotland Jim Slaven, James Connolly Society B. The Poll Tax in Scotland Ewan Gibbs, PhD student, Glasgow University Julie Smith, activist in Edinburgh & Lothians Anti-Poll Tax Federation Session 4 - Report Back, 16.30 - 17.00 Do you have questions about RIC - SCOTLAND'S RADICAL HISTORY AND CULTURE? The event will take place at Epworth Halls, 25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9BX
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All day coverage from the Conference in Glasgow. Morning Session: No to Nuclear Power 11:00-12:00 Linking Nuclear Power to Nuclear Weapons: Professor Lynn Jamieson (Chair, SCND); CND Campaign - No to Nuclear Power: Rae Street (CNDUK) Chair: Arthur West 12:00-13:00 Hunterston: Dr Ian Fairlie (Independent Radiation Consultant); Lack of Readiness for a Nuclear Incident: Cllr Audrey Doig (Nuclear Free Local Authorities) Chair: Lynn Jamieson 13:00-13:30 Morning Panel Q&A Chair: Arthur West 13:30-14:30: Lunch break Afternoon Session: Renewables 14:30-15:30 Scottish Renewables – an Overview: Professor Mike Danson (Heriot-Watt University); Scotland’s Renewable Energy Capability: Dr David Toke (Aberdeen University) Chair: Ian Fairlie 15:30-16:30 Just Transition: Pete Roche (No2 Nuclear); Renewables and Climate Change: Mark Ruskell MSP (Green Spokesperson, Climate and Energy) Chair: Mike Danson 16:30-17:00 Afternoon Panel Q&A Chair: Lynn Jamieson Tickets: £12/£8 including lunch https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/beyond-nuclear-tickets-93937709217 Livestream production by Independence Live https://www.independencelive.net https://www.facebook.com/ScottishIndependenceLiveEvents https://twitter.com/liveIndyScot https://www.youtube.com/independencelive 1000+ livestreams since 2013 DON'T HATE THE MEDIA, BECOME THE MEDIA!
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