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Awkward Citizenship

Democracy and dissent in Scotland today

  • Does democracy need dissenters?
  • How do people show dissent today?
  • What are the effects?

Date: Wednesday 26th October 2011, 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Venue: European Room, City Chambers, High Street.

Chair: Councillor Maggie Chapman

Speakers: Professor Lindsay Paterson, University of Edinburgh

Eurig Scandrett, Queen Margaret University

View the flyer for this event (PDF)

Also see the notes from Lindsay Paterson’s contribution to the seminar (Word) and Eurig Scandrett’s input to the seminar (Word) taken from his trial for breach of the peace following a blockade of Faslane.

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