Beyond Borders International Festival 2017

The Beyond Borders International Festival returns to Traquair House 26 & 27 August 2017! Early Bird Tickets are now on sale - and you can sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with programme news.

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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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Women Like Us: The Power of Untold Stories

In a seminar and workshop, Yemeni artist Thana Faroq will share her insights and experience as a documentary photographer and visual storyteller, drawing on her series Women Like Us and other work on the conflict in her home country Yemen.

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Women in Conflict Peace Initiative Launch

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon launches the Women in Conflict Peace Initiative at the Beyond Borders International Festival 2015

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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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