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09–27 August 2021

All eyes on Scotland’s leading thinkers in this thought-provoking series of free online talks and intimate conversations designed to question and inspire the world around us to reach new insights.

Featured Event | August 9, 2021

Thirteen fragments

An artistic response to how Scotland can emerge from the Covid pandemic as a more equitable society and explores how a nation’s resilience can be built up and developed.

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Featured Event | August 12, 2021

The world shrinks to a windowpane

An illustrated conversation between artist Victoria Crowe FRSE and poet Christine De Luca

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Featured Event | August 11, 2021

Culture, sport, health and wellbeing

Events over the last 18 months have pushed everyone.

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At its core, the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) aims to ‘make knowledge useful’ by mobilising the expertise of our Fellowship to make fundamental, positive differences to Scotland and beyond. Curious appeals to an eagerness for exploration, and an openness to new perspectives. Knowledge is the greatest gift you can give to others. It strengthens ideas, relationships, and communities.

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