April 2017

Questions Inside and Outside the Academy: Dangerous Women?
Friday 7th April
This event takes place as part of the annual European Consortium of Humanities Institutes and Centres (ECHIC) conference. It considers the Dangerous Women Project as an example of universities ‘doing’ public humanities. Open to all. You do not have to register to attend the conference to attend this session. Tickets are free, but registration is essential.

March 2017

SOLD OUTJoin the waitlist
Closing Event: A Year of Dangerous Women
International Women’s Day – Wednesday March 8th
Come enjoy an evening of dangerous women poetry, comedy and politics as we celebrate the end of the project. Free, registrations essential.

November 2016

SOLD OUT – Book Week Scotland
Keeping the Door Open: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Dangerous Women

August 2016

Dangerous Women Project Reception at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

May 2016

Thursday 12 May
Sign up for the waitlist
We are delighted to announce¬†Shami Chakrabarti (Human rights campaigner and author of ‘On Liberty’) will be presenting this year’s Ruth Adler Lecture in Human Rights: ‘Human Rights and Dangerous Women’
Held in Association with the Global Justice Academy

Watch the lecture here.


April 2016


9-16 April
Edinburgh Spy Week takes place. Stay tuned for Dangerous Women Project posts looking at the history of secret services, women in spy fiction and more.


March 2016

Monday 7 March
– The Dangerous Women Project launches on International Women’s Day Eve at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh.

Friday 11 March
SOLD OUT – The IASH / Scottish PEN International Women’s Day Symposium takes place at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.