Speaker: Allan Burnett
This talk was a journey back in time with best-selling author Allan Burnett to an age of magic, monsters and mayhem. One learnt about Lochaber's role in the nation's dark and bloody past, and discovered how you can use historical facts and legends from the Dark Ages to the Second World War to spice up your own creative writing. Featured rodents, lice and soppy romantic poetry.
This event formed a part of the RSE@Lochaber programme.
This forum discussed questions surrounding banking and financial services in the aftermath of the referendum on Scottish independence. The forum discussed the currency options available to an independent Scotland, and implications for fiscal rules and financial regulation. Read summary report of Currency, Banking and Financial Services.
The forum was hosted and chaired by Professor Tim Besley FBA. It included presentations from a panel of speakers:
Professor John Kay FBA
Emeritus Professor Charles Goodhart CBE FBA, London School of Economics
Jan Fidrmuc, Brunel University
Frances Ruane, The Economic and Social Research Institute
Dr Gary Gillespie, Chief Economic Adviser, Scottish Government