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EIBF 2019: A tale of two cities

  • Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre Edinburgh International Book Festival Charlotte Square Gardens Edinburgh EH2 4DR (map)

Part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019. For the full programme, please visit

Meet two activists who dig beneath the stereotypes to real lived experiences. Jemma Neville campaigned for human rights law, and in Constitution Street explores global rights issues through the stories of the residents of one road in Leith. ‘Think Global, Act Local’ is the inspiration for artist-activist Ellie Harrison, and in her new book The Glasgow Effect she sheds the light on the inequality and disconnection of people in Glasgow communities, putting forward a new vision for sustainable living.

The two authors discuss their ideas with fellow writer and social historian Daniel Gray. Part of the We Are All Citizens series of events.

Tickets are £8/£6 concession, and are available from the EIBF event page here.