Genetics and Identity in the Year of Homecoming
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Highland Park Spiegeltent, Charlotte Square Gardens. Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, UK
27 August 2009 7pm-8.15pm
This year's Homecoming celebrates Scotland's national identity, encapsulated in the iconic figure of Robert Burns. What defines Scotland's national self, and how does it relate to genetic inheritance?
The discussion will be chaired by Ken MacLeod, author of books including Fractions: The First Half of the Fall Revolution (buy this book from Amazon UK or Amazon USA); and speakers include Suhayl Saadi, author of books including Joseph's Box (buy this book from Amazon UK or Amazon USA).
Attendance fees range from £2 to £3.