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Edinburgh University offers some exciting free lectures this December!

Posted: 30th November 2016

Barbara Cassani: On leadership


On 7 December Barbara Cassani – the woman behind British Airway’s budget airline success, Go Airlines, and founding chairman of London’s successful bid for the 2012 Olympics – will  reflect on leadership and its role in business.

Held at the University of Edinburgh Business School, this talk is free to attend and will take place on 7 December, from 17.30 – 19.15pm.

To book your place or find out more email or visit

You can also phone 0131 651 5326

Joris Luyendijk & Kweku Adoboli: The highs and lows of making, and losing, money in the City


On 8 December Joris Luyendijk and Kweku Adoboli will tell us about the highs and lows of making, and losing money in the City. Anthropologist and journalist Luyendijk, who’s dedicated his recent work to understanding what really goes on in the city, discusses its complex and opaque mechanisms with Adoboli, one of the few bankers in Britain, convicted of fraud.

His account of how the process unfolded, and how responsibility was apportioned, reveals how much ground there is still to cover to hold global financial systems accountable.

This talk will be chaired by Douglas Fraser, BBC Scotland Business and Economics Editor, and will take place in the University of Edinburgh Business School.

Free to attend, the talk takes place at 18.30 – 20.15.

To book your place or to find out further information email or visit

You can also ring 0131 651 5326


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