Changin Scotland

A weekend of politics, culture and ideas …. And fun!

Friday March 28th-Sunday March 30th

The Ceilidh Place, Ullapool

WHO HAS POWER IN MODERN SCOTLAND?

In association with the Reid Foundation

Friday March 28th

8.00-9.30pm:

Welcome:

Gerry Hassan and Jean Urquhart

Scotland after the Crash: The Collapse of RBS

Ian Fraser, author, forthcoming ‘Shredded: The Rise and Fall of RBS’

Saturday March 29th

10.00-11.15am

What would imagining a different Scotland look like?

Creative activism, imagination and change facilitated by Joe Lafferty

11.30-12.45am

Social Class, Social Justice and the Issue of Education

Gerry Hassan, author, forthcoming ‘Caledonian Dreaming: The Quest for a Different Scotland’ and Eileen Reid, commentator and writer

12.45-2.00 Lunch

2.00-3.30pm

The Shape of Inequality, Housing, Place and Power

Ailsa McKay, Glasgow Caledonian University and Douglas Robertson, Stirling University

4.00-4.30pm

What is Missing from the Scottish Debate?

David Donnison, former Professor of Urban Studies, Glasgow University; author of ‘The Politics of Poverty’ and ‘Speaking to Power’

4.30-6.00pm

Radical Scotland? Common Weal and the New Radicals

Cat Boyd, trade union activist, Robin McAlpine, Reid Foundation, Bronagh Gallagher, member, Reid Foundation Commission on Democracy, Jean Urquhart, MSP, Jamie Maxwell, writer and journalist, ‘New Statesman’

Sunday

10.00-10.45am

The Power of Business Interest Scotland

Craig Harrow, MHP Scotland

10.45-12.00am:

What do we do about ideology and Britain?

James Foley, Radical Independence Conference and Jamie Maxwell

12.15-1.00pm:

What do we do about the Media?

Paul Holleran, NUJ Scottish Organiser

For Bookings, Tickets and Accomodation:
Please Phone The Ceilidh Place Reception: 01854-612103

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Weekend Prices: £60 for all weekend events.

Accomodation Booking available from The Ceilidh Place Reception