Changin’ Scotland No. 11 March 14-16th 2008 Sue Palmer on ‘Toxic Childhood’ and ‘Detoxing Childhood’ with Carol Craig, Rowena Arshad on racial equality, Philip Schlesinger on the media and broadcasting, Iain Macwhirter, Gerry Hassan and Susan Deacon explore Scottish and British politics after Blair, Kevin Williamson on radical books, Brian Turner on poetry and the US war in Iraq and Madge Bray on working with Georgian street children.
Changin’ Scotland No. 10 March 16-18th 2007 Phil Hanlon on health and well-being, Peter Lamont on the psychology of magic, Zosia Fraser and Ola Witkowska on the Polish experience in Scotland, David Pratt on the Palestinian intifada, Neil MacKay on ‘the war on terror’, the film ‘Shooters’ about young people in the Highlands with Jenny McBain. Music from the Burach Band and with an extra attraction on the Thursday nite Michael Marra.
Changin’ Scotland No. 9 November 3-5th 2006 Bernard Crick on multiculturalism, Rob Brown on independence, Sandy Campbell and Lorraine Mann on young people, Peter Gill on the AIDS pandemic, David Pratt on the Middle East and Neil Mackay on ‘the war on terror’.
Changin’ Scotland No. 8 March 17-19th 2006 Iain Macwhirter, Gerry Hassan and Carol Craig on the Scots and imagination, David Hayman on Afghanistan, Dylan Evans on the politics of modernism and utopia, Michael Russell on culture and writing plus a film from Camcorder Guerillas on Dungavel Detention Centre.
Changin’ Scotland No. 7 November 6th-8th 2005 Michael Fry on the Highland Clearances, Bruce Kent, Helen Steven and Ellen Moxley on the politics of the peace movement, the Edinburgh young peoples’ film ‘We Wont Get Fooled Again’ about the G8 Summit, the film ‘How the West was Won’ on US politics and music from the Centre of Excellence for Traditional Music in Plockton.
Changin’ Scotland No. 6 March 18-20th 2005 Christopher Harvie on contemporary Scotland, Lesley Riddoch on Africa, Ruaraidh Nicholl, Gerry Hassan, Carol Craig and Alex Bell on Scotland 2020, Michael Russell chairing the Sunday ‘open’ session, plus the film ‘The Power of Good’ about the life of Nicholas Winton. Music from Nancy Nicolson.
Changin’ Scotland No. 5 November 19-21st 2004 Sheena Wellington, Bryan Beattie, Rita Hunter and Michael Russell on the Cultural Commission, Harry Reid and Bernard Aspinwall on the Scots and religion, Robbie the Pict on a life of campaigning, Michael Russell and Sergio Burns on their latest books, plus the film ‘Peace One Day’ on the campaign for an international day of peace.
Changin’ Scotland No. 4 March 12-14th 2004 Tom Devine on the Scots and Empire, Bob Crampsey and Ian Black on Scottish football, David Hayman on ‘Spirit Aid’, George Kerevan, Caroline Leckie MSP, Eleanor Scott MSP and Kenny MacAskill MSP on the politics and culture of independence and Gerry Hassan on the Scottish Labour Party. Plus John Daly and Keith Hunter explore cultural, political and personal change. Music from Blazin’ Fiddles and the Ness River Rhythm Kings.
Changin’ Scotland No. 3 November 28-30th 2003 Wendy Alexander MSP, Fiona Hyslop MSP, George Kerevan and John Curtice on how Labour and the SNP don’t understand each other with Alex Bell, Bob Crampsey on ‘The Old Firm’ and sectarianism, Elinor Kelly on race equality alongwith Edinburgh young peoples’ film ‘Old Enough to Know Better’ about the anti-war movement and the Iraq war.
Changin’ Scotland No. 2 March 21-23rd 2003 Iain Macwhirter, Alf Young and Alex Bell on the Scottish media, Murray Watson on the English in Scotland, Gerry Hassan on Scotland post-devolution, Joyce Macmillan on culture, Andy Wightman on local histories, Alistair MacIntosh and Anne Lorne Gilles on story and myth.