Edinburgh World Justice Festival 2015

There are many events at the Justice Festival. We particularly recommend the following:

David Rovics in concert, also featuring Calum Baird

8 – 11 pm Monday 28 Sept

The Canon’s Gait, 232 Canongate, EH8 8DQ

EWJF Committee

Peace poet and troubadour all the way from Portland, Oregon Entry £10/£6

Changing our Unequal World

conference and book fair

11.00  – 17.00 Sat  3rd Oct

St. Thomas Aquin’s High School, Chalmers Street, Edinburgh EH3 9ES

EWJF Committee

Discussion and debate on a fairer future. Keynote speaker Walden Bello.

Austerity, Debt and Military Spending

19.30-21.30 Mon 5th Oct

Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria St, Edinburgh EH1 2JL

Edinburgh Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and the Peace and Justice Centre

How can we stop governments prioritising military spending over people’s needs?

Women Surviving Violence in conflict zones

19.30 Mon 12th

Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria St, Edinburgh EH1 2JL

Scottish WILPF and Amnesty International

Learn about campaigns for sexual and reproductive rights in war zones

Resource Wars

7.30pm – 9.30pm Mon 19th

Quaker Meeting house, 7 Victoria St, Edinburgh EH1 2JL

Edinburgh Stop the War Coalition

Jonathan Neale looks at how competition for strategic control of resources fuels war

Egalitarian Frames

Oct 9 Opening Night, 5.30pm – 8.30pm.

October 10th – 15th, 11am-5pm

Whitespace Gallery, 25 Howe Street, Edinburgh EH3 6TF

An exhibition which will bring to light issues which are in the spirit and theme of the festival.

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