Lectures

Our next lecture will be given by Nicholas Uglow, Heritage Consultant, Simpson and Brown (Edinburgh) on Wednesday, 16th February at 7pm, on the theme, “‘Meet me at Binn’s Corner’: Capturing and conserving local significance”. We shall be returning to the Augustine United Church (AUC), 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL (see map) and may make the talk available online. Watch this space for booking details.

The 2021-22 Programme

We host our events in the Augustine United Church (AUC), 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL (see map), with live streaming for members who cannot attend.

The full programme is:

Professor Roger Jeffery 13 Oct 2021 India in Edinburgh in the long 19th century
Dr Sam Alberti 17 Nov 2021 Science, Technology and Edinburgh
Members’ evening to be rearranged Local History and Commemorations
Professor Richard Rodger 19 Jan 2022 Censuses of Edinburgh: Past, Present and Future
Nicholas Uglow 16 Feb 2022 ‘Meet me at Binn’s Corner’: Capturing and conserving local significance
Dr Rebecca Mason 16 Mar 2022 Widows, Dowers and Debts in Early Modern Scotland

We shall also reschedule a planned talk by Dr Iain Hutchison, University of Glasgow, ‘Have a Cuppa Tea – Life journeys of people with sight loss in and around Edwardian Edinburgh’.