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Film Series: Holocaust Memorial Day screening of A Hole in the Head

This month marks Holocaust Memorial Day which will be commemorated at GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series on Wednesday 24th January with Slovak director Robert Kirchhoff’s film A Hole in the Head. A Hole … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Home is where the heart is: December screening of the GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series

With just a few days before the start of the winter holidays, the GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series at the CCA screened a triple bill of Scottish films that each tells, in … Continue reading

December 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Film Series: stories of migration and integration in Scotland: Wigilia, The Hide and Scotland’s Memoir

This year, we celebrate International Migrants Day with one documentary, one short and one feature film set in Scotland. Join us on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 from 6pm at the … Continue reading

December 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Golden Trailer Collective: Into Serbia

The Golden Trailer Collective is a group of six mechanics nurses based in Scotland. Recently, we found an old box trailer by the side of the road and turned it … Continue reading

November 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

GRAMNet researchers have been awarded prizes for their work in the history and anthropology of the Middle East.

We’re delighted to share the good news that two GRAMNet researchers have been awarded prizes for their work in the history and anthropology of the Middle East. The Khayrallah Prize … Continue reading

November 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Refuge and Ecologies of ‘Labouring and Resting’: Reflections on Wind Resistance by Karine Polwart

“Remember the geese,” she says, after a torrent of words of happy, heartfelt thanks, to an audience on feet on the last night of her show “Wind Resistance” at Edinburgh’s … Continue reading

November 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Reflections on the screening ‘Constance on the Edge’

On Wednesday 11th October I was delighted to be able to participate in the launch of the 2017/18 GRAMNet film series by sharing an Australian documentary ‘Constance on the Edge’. … Continue reading

November 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

The emergence of the notion of the “vulnerable refugee”

The inability – or unwillingness as some would say– to manage the large refugee/migrant population arriving in Europe, has brought the subject of protecting only “genuine” refugees and the aversion … Continue reading

October 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Film Series: Wallah – Je te jure

This year to mark International Day of Tolerance we will be screening Wallah – Je te jure. Please come and join us on Wednesday 8 November 2017 at 6pm at the … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Black in History

There are Rooks BlackCoated still Yet harsher of song. The Rowan, stripped of her BerryBlood, curls in her leaves And dies. Again. The YoungPine leans towards the woodland roots BareCasualties … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · Leave a comment