2-3pm, Saturday 6 FebruaryLouise Miller discusses the extraordinary story of Flora Sandes, the only western woman to go into battle as an enlisted soldier in the First World War.
2-3pm, Saturday 5 March
Professor Gary West shares and discusses a unique corpus of personal tales and memories of the Great War, as collected over many decades by the great Scottish traditional singer Jock Duncan.
2-3pm, Saturday 12 March
Keith Hartley, Deputy Director of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and co-author of the definitive book on John Bellany, will give an illuminating talk about the late artist and his work.
2-3pm, Saturday 26 March
A fascinating talk about the pioneering Edinburgh-born Dr Elsie Inglis. In partnership with the Scottish Parliament and Surgeons’ Hall Museums.
2-3pm, Saturday 2 April
By Andy Smith, Regional Operations Manager North and Karen Mead, Manager of Psychological Therapies Central at Combat Stress. In partnership with the Scottish Parliament and Surgeons’ Hall Museums
2-3pm, Saturday 9 April
In the First World War, flamethrowers and poison gas were used on a large scale for the first time. This talk will examine the consequences of the tissue injury, repair and infection arising from the wounds.