Events

2016



Monday 15 May, International School of Biophysics Conference, Erice, Sicily.

Keynote: ‘Communicating Wonder in Science'


30 January, The legacy of Sir Thomas Browne, 6.30pm:

Royal College of Physicians, London, in conversation with Professor Claire Preston


12 January, An Adventure in Human Being, 12 noon.

Symposium Hall, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh


28 November, Caixa Forum, 19.00 Zaragoza, Espana


19-20 November, Medicine Unboxed, Cheltenham


10 November, West of Scotland Faculty, Royal College of General Practitioners, Radisson Hotel, Glasgow; ‘A Fortunate Profession'


2 November, DICIM, Almere, The Netherlands


17 October, Sheridan Memorial Lecture, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island (US)


13 September - Abraham Verghese & Gavin Francis on Medicine & Literature;  Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh 6pm


10-11 September Mantova Book Festival (Italy)


AUGUST - EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL

GUEST SELECTOR:

Medicine & Literature - Synergies

14th 11am, Reading Workshop on Oliver Sacks

22nd 2pm, Jim Doty & John Gillies on Compassion

22nd 5.45 pm Poetry & Medicine with Scottish Poetry Library

23rd 7.15pm In Discussion with Iain Bamforth & Allan Little, discussing medicine & literature

24th 1145 - Mindfulness with Ruby Wax

24th 2pm - with Eula Biss & Chitra Ramaswamy


28 June 6.30pm TEDx Salon on Compassion & Courage, Royal Society of Edinburgh, George St, Edinburgh


15 May (Sunday) 1430 Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Teviot Place, Edinburgh


9 May, (Sunday) Boswell Book Festival, Dumfries House


17 March 7pm (Thursday) Oakley Library, Fife


6 March, (Sunday) 2pm, Words on the Water, Keswick


Wednesday 2 March, Careers Hive (for school students) - National Museum of Scotland, Science Festival


29th Feb (Monday) 7pm, 5x15, The Tabernacle, London


25 February (Thursday) 6.30pm Waterstones Sauchiehall St Glasgow


18 February (Thursday) 6.30pm Waterstones St Andrews


13 February (saturday), 4pm Pitlochry Book Festival (with Malachy Tallack)


11 February (thursday) - Dundee Library 6.30pm


7 February, 4pm Amsterdam - Scheltema Book Store (Dutch launch of Adventures in Human Being)


22 January, Jaipur Literary Festival, India - 

with Atul Gawande & Aarathi Prasad


2015

 28-29 November Cambridge Literary Festival

13 November, 5pm, Mansfield College, Oxford

10 November 7pm Edinburgh Central Library

30-31st October - Hebridean Faclan Festival, Stornoway - with Henry Marsh & Stephen Grosz

25th October Dundee Book Festival - with Professor Sue Black

10 October  Wells Festival, 5.30pm

10 October Cheltenham, with Adam Rutherford & Ian Jenkins 12.30pm

1st October Wigtown Book Festival

26 September 2.30 Write on Kew - Kew Gardens

30th August 2.30pm Edinburgh Book Festival - Reading Workshop on A RFortunate Man

29th August 12.30 Edinburgh Book Festival

Sunday 2 August, Enniskillen Beckett Festival (with Marion Coutts)

30th July 6pm, Waterstones West End, Edinburgh

6th July 7.30pm, Stromness Town Hall, Orkney (free entry)

13th June 6.15pm, Borders Book Festival

30th May, 7pm, Hay-on-Wye

28th May, Wellcome Trust, Euston Road, London

27th May, 7pm, London Review of Books Bookshop, Bloomsbury

26th May, 7pm Looking Glass Books, Edinburgh

14th May, 8pm, Toppings St Andrews 

10 May TEDx Portobello ’Seeing Things Differently’

London Salon, Proud Archivist: 2-10 Hertford Rd N1 5ET - 6th May

Aye Write, Glasgow - 25th April 2015

Royal College of Art, London, 17th April 2pm (on A Fortunate Man)

Science Festival, Summerhall, 8pm 14th April


Past events: Bhutan Mountain Echoes Lahore Literary Festival Royal Scottish Geographical SocietyHay International Festival, Dundee Literary Festival, Bath Literary Festival, Words on the Water - Cumbria, Aye Write - Glasgow, University of St AndrewsHay Winter Weekend, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Scott Polar Research Institute, Borders Book Festival, East Neuk Festival, Harrogate Literary Lectures