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All That Jazz: Improvising Ethics Today Stanley Nisbet Educational Colloquium Lecture Date: Wednesday, April 17 2013 Time: 6pm Venue: Sir Charles Wilson Building – Lecture Theatre, University of Glasgow – 1 University Avenue Category: Public lectures Speaker: Dr Richard Holloway, Writer and Broadcaster Light refreshments will be served at 5.30 pm before the Lecture. RSVP Eleanor Macleod, School of Education St Andrew’s Building, 11 Eldon Street Glasgow G3 6NH Direct Line: 0141 330 3001 Fax: 0141 330 3499 Email: Dr Richard Holloway Richard Holloway is a writer and broadcaster. He is the author of more than twenty books, including Godless Morality, Doubts & Loves, Looking in the Distance and Between the Monster and the Saint: Reflections on the Human Condition. His latest book, Leaving Alexandria: A Memoir of Faith and Doubt, was published by Canongate in March 2012. He was Bishop of Edinburgh and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church till he stood down in 2000. He was Gresham Professor of Divinity in the City of London 1997-2001. He was a member of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority from its inception in 1990 till 1997, and chaired its ethics committee. He was on the BMA’s steering group on Ethics and Genetics 1995-19998. He was a member of the Broadcasting Standards Commission from 2000-2003. He was Chairman of the Scottish Arts Council 2005-2010. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and received its Gold Meal in 2008. He is the Chairman of Sistema Scotland, the charity that has brought the Venezuelan youth orchestra system to Scotland. A frequent broadcaster, he has presented a number of television series, including Holloway’s Road, The Sword and the Cross and Art and Soul. He regularly presents Sunday Morning with Richard Holloway for BBC Radio Scotland.


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