April 2017

Questions Inside and Outside the Academy: Dangerous Women?
Friday 7 April
This event took place as part of the annual European Consortium of Humanities Institutes and Centres (ECHIC) conference. It considered the Dangerous Women Project as an example of universities ‘doing’ public humanities.

March 2017

Closing Event: A Year of Dangerous Women
International Women’s Day – Wednesday 8 March
We enjoyed an evening of dangerous women poetry, comedy and politics as we celebrated the end of the project.

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

We were delighted to announce Shami Chakrabarti (Human rights campaigner and author of ‘On Liberty’) presented the 2016 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 inspired 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 launched 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 took place at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.