Contested Identities

Beyond Borders Scotland and the University of Glasgow invite you to: Contested Identities - Cultural dialogues between small nations. Join academics, cultural practitioners and other voices from Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Galicia, Basque Country and Catalonia in a day of debates, presentations, screenings and music! THURSDAY 7TH DEC 10.00 – 19.30 SUMMERHALL, RED LECTURE THEATRE. Free entrance, to register please send an email to

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Women in Conflict 1325 Fellowship Programme

The Fellowship seeks to promote the principles set out in UN Security Council Resolution 1325 concerning women’s participation in peace-making and peace-building initiatives in conflict affected regions. Next programme: November 2017

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Beyond Borders International Festival 2017

The Beyond Borders International Festival returns to Traquair House 26 & 27 August 2017! Full Programme and Tickets Available Now!

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Videos and Podcasts

Catch up on the debates and interviews from all of our previous festivals. See First Minister Nicola Sturgeon talk to Lyse Doucet and Teresa Whitfield about the role of women in politics and peacemaking, Kate Adie discuss her life as a foreign correspondent, General Sir Mike Jackson talk about his decision to send UK forces into Iraq, Rory Stewart on Borderlands identity, and Paul Conroy's haunting account of Marie Colvin's last mission into Syria. Don’t miss a moment of the Beyond Borders International Festival!

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Beyond Borders Scotland

Beyond Borders is a not-for profit organisation, which is dedicated to facilitating dialogue and international cultural exchange. Beyond Borders works across several different mediums including literature, performing arts, visual arts, heritage, film, politics and dialogue. It seeks to facilitate rather prescribe its cultural output. If it has an ideology it is to be innovative and collaborative in its endeavor.

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