Four links for 2006-08-25

Four links I found yesterday. The first is an event I’d known about for a few weeks (and should have posted about too), the second an example of ICT supporting a post-conflict peach process, and the last two are European-wide campaign groups.

  • Join us at this ground-breaking addition to Edinburgh’s Festival calendar as we explore the politics of Scotland and the wider world in lively and informal sessions. Drama, music, debate, famous faces and a world class photography exhibition – they’re all…

    (tags: scotland politics events)
    All entertaining stuff. I only have been to one event, a talk by Frances Cairncross where she gave an overview of the impact of ICT on society and politics. Nothing particularly new, but well presented. There have been other presesentations and debates inlcuding topics such as e-voting and the impact of the media. Something for next year…

The other two sites are related to making the European Parliament operate more effectively:

Be interesting to do analysis on who has joined up on each…


About Peter Cruickshank

Lecturer in the School of Computing and a member of the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland. Interested in information systems, learning, politics, society, security and where they intersect. My attempts at rounding out my character include food, cinema, running, history and, together with my lovely wife, bringing up a cat and a couple of kids.
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