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Edinburgh University Genocide Conference 2018

The targeting of a national, ethnic, racial or religious group with the intent to destroy said group, in whole or in part, constitutes the atrocity of genocide. Today, 24 March 2018, the inaugural Edinburgh University Genocide Conference is taking...

The best ways to celebrate Burns Day in Edinburgh

Burns Day is the annual Scottish celebration of Scotland’s national poet, Robert (Rabbie) Burns; held on his birthday, it commemorates his life and work. Burns is thought of as the National Poet of Scotland, and he is best known for his works Auld...

A guide to spending New Year’s Eve in Edinburgh

Hogmanay, the Scots word for the last day of the year, is a big celebration in Scotland’s capital. Here’s a complete guide to the main events on December 31, 2017! But decide quickly as each event requires a different ticket and some events are...

Sell-out success at Potterrow Market

Following a trial run during the summer, Potterrow Market returned last Wednesday, for the first of seven confirmed dates over the next few months. As the rain poured down in Bristo Square, a sense of anticipation grew as more and more stalls took...

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