One Scotland, Many Cultures: Celebrating Difference

  • The Hall at St John's Princes Street Edinburgh EH2 4BJ United Kingdom
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Church of Scotland / Alwaleed Centre, Edinburgh University
Date: 20 Aug 
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Ticket Price: £5
Venue: The Hall at St John's
Age Guidance: 12+
Category: Conversation 

We explore the Church of Scotland’s report ‘One Scotland, Many Cultures’ and the ‘Cultural Heritage Project’ addressing first-generation immigrants to Scotland. We ask our panel members to consider how migration, hospitality and celebrating difference require a continued willingness, from host and immigrant communities, to be counter-cultural and embrace the possibility of transformation.

Chair: Professor Alison Phipps, Glasgow University, Professor of Languages and

Panellists: Doris Pesche (General Secretary, CCME), Omar Sheikh (The Colourful Heritage Project, Alwaleed Centre), Sally Foster-Fulton (Church and Society Council Intercultural Studies, Creativity Culture and Faith)

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