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Edinburgh’s social justice and human rights festival

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Susan Morrison

Susan Morrison

Susan MorrisonSusan Morrison is a comedy volcano, erupting with an endless flow of scorching hot gags, spewing forth at a blistering pace. learn more

Jared Robinson Brown

The Revd. Jarel Robinson-Brown

Jared Robinson BrownJarel is a British-Born Jamaican and grew up in West London where, with his elder sister he was raised by his Grandmother. Sensing an early call to ordained ministry, Jarel began preaching in the Ealing Trinity Circuit of the Methodist Church in 2006 and later trained for ordination at Wesley House, Cambridge from 2010-2013. learn more

Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen

Michael RosenMichael Rosen was born in 1946 in North London. One of the best-known figures in the children’s book world, he is renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter. As an author and by selecting other writers’ works for anthologies he has been involved with over 140 books. He lectures and teaches in universities on children’s literature, reading and writing. learn more

Dr Anne Karpf

Dr. Anne Karpf

Dr Anne KarpfDr Anne Karpf is Professor of Life Writing and Culture. A writer, sociologist and award-winning journalist, she writes regularly on social, political and cultural issues for The Guardian and other publications, and is a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio. learn more

Michael Mears at Just Festival

Michael Mears

2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Japan. This catastrophic event is referred to as ‘the mistake’ on the Peace Memorial in Hiroshima. learn more

Dr Sheila Hynd at Just Festival

The Countess of Fife

Dr Sheila Hynd at Just FestivalThe Countess of Fife is the next adventure for Dr Sheila Hynd aka Fay Fife from iconic Scottish pop punk outfit the Rezillos. learn more

Stewart Kyasimire at Just Festival

Stewart Kyasimire

Stewart Kyasimire at Just FestivalFilm-maker Stewart Kyasimire directed BBC Scotland’s Black and Scottish. learn more

Darren McGarvey at Just Festival

Darren McGarvey

Darren McGarveyDarren McGarvey,  better known by the stage name Loki, is a writer, columnist and hip hop recording artist, who has made regular media appearances as a social commentator. learn more

Prof Devi Sridhar at Just Festival

Professor Devi Sridhar

Professor Devi SridharDevi Sridhar is Professor of Global Public Health, Head of the Global Health Governance Programme Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics at Edinburgh Medical School, University of Edinburgh. learn more