+44(0)131 651 5981 events@business-school.ed.ac.uk Fringe Venue 345, Business School 10-25 August 2017

Media Series at the Fringe

When

10-25 August 2017

Starting at 18:00

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Where

Fringe Venue 345

Business School, George Square

The Speakers

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Chris Mullin

Chris Mullin returns to the Business School to reflect on the great political disasters he’s known, in conversation with Professor Chris Carter. Back by popular demand, this talk is part of the Media Series at the Fringe, where prominent and influential public figures reflect on the current political and media scene.

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John Prescott

In conversation with Chris Carter, John Prescott will discuss key events from his long and distinguished political career. He will also reflect on the Labour leaders he has worked with, the recent General Election, Brexit, and his arguments for a new constitutional settlement between the regions and nations of the UK.

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Will Hutton

Will Hutton is one of Britain's best-known public intellectuals. In a distinguished career, Will has served as BBC economics editor, chief executive of the Work Foundation, editor of the Observer newspaper, and is currently Principal of Hertford College at Oxford University. Best known for his work on re-thinking social democracy, Will talks to Chris Carter about the implications of BREXIT, Macron, and the challenges society faces.

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Jim Naughtie

Jim Naughtie is one of Britain's most distinguished radio broadcasters and journalists. Best known for co-presenting Radio 4's Today programme, Jim talks to Chris Carter about highlights from his life in broadcasting, sharing insights about American Presidential Elections, 4am starts, writing novels and the art of the political interview.

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Polly Toynbee & David Walker

Polly Toynbee and David Walker join Professor Chris Carter to discuss their dream government, constructing an imaginary cabinet from politicians of the past half century. They will also reflect on Labour's problems, BREXIT and what to do about it. Back by popular demand, this talk is part of the Media Series at the Fringe, where prominent and influential public figures reflect on the current political and media scene.

The Sessions

Chris Mullin: In Conversation

Time: 18:00-19:00
Ticket: £8.00

Thursday 10 August

Chris Mullin: In Conversation

Time: 18:00-19:00
Ticket: £8.00

Thursday 10 August

John Prescott - In Conversation

Time: 18:00-19:00
Ticket: £8.00

Wednesday 16 August

John Prescott - In Conversation

Time: 18:00-19:00
Ticket: £8.00

Wednesday 16 August

Will Hutton - BREXIT and the Future of Social Democracy

Time: 18:00-19:00
Ticket: £8.00

Monday 21 August

Will Hutton - BREXIT and the Future of Social Democracy

Time: 18:00-19:00
Ticket: £8.00

Monday 21 August

Jim Naughtie - My Life in Broadcasting

Time: 18:00-19:00
Ticket: £8.00

Wednesday 23 August

Jim Naughtie - My Life in Broadcasting

Time: 18:00-19:00
Ticket: £8.00

Wednesday 23 August

Polly Toynbee & David Walker: In Conversation

Time: 18:00-19:00
Ticket: £10.00

Friday 25 August

Polly Toynbee & David Walker: In Conversation

Time: 18:00-19:00
Ticket: £10.00

Friday 25 August

The Venue

Fringe Venue 345 (George Square entrance)

Business School, 29 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9JS