New Events This Autumn
'More Slaves Today than at any Time in Human History’ - Exchanging Scottish and International Perspectives on Human Trafficking, 7 October 2017 from 10 am to 5 pm at the Martin Hall, New College, the University of Edinburgh
Along with the ACTS Anti-Human Trafficking Group and The Centre for Theology and Public Issues (CTPI) at the University of Edinburgh we are co-hosting this one day conference. The day will include keynote speakers, parallel sessions for research papers, an exhibition and a panel discussion. Speakers and contributions will come from those involved in academic research, politics, policing, media, frontline services, policy making, campaigning and faith communities. The event will seek to encompass and attend to the voices, experiences and ideas of those who have been directly affected by human trafficking. Full programme details will follow. To attend this free event, book on-line on the Eventbrite UK (www.eventbrite.co.uk) website.
The Luther Quincentenary 12 October 2017, 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm at the Royal Society of Edinburgh
In association with the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Institute will host a lecture entitled “Print and the Reformation. A Drama in Three Acts.” The speaker is Professor Andrew Pettegree, Professor of Modern History at St Andrews University and Director of the Universal Short Title Catalogue project. Until recently he was also Director of the Reformation Institute there. The lecture will be chaired by Dr Brian Lang CBE, FRSE and will be followed by a reception. To attend the event, book on-line on the RSE’s website under 'Events'.