Head of the Program: James Richardson
From left to right Maca Gómez-Gutiérrez, Karina Banda, James Richardson, Adolfo Jara, Eugenio Valderrama, Julieth Serrano and Maria Fernanda Torres
SCIENCE WITH CULTURE
Every August we present a weekend celebration of Colombian diversity that includes research talks with music and dance from various parts of Colombia. We also have family and didactic performances. It’s a fun session with activities for all ages.
Part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival, this is a fun activity where families travel through the glasshouses learning about the plants and people of Colombia.
During the Edinburgh Fringe Festival we hosted an event in which we discussed the social and environmental consequences of the cocaine trade and possible solutions.
Colombian Café at Rockness and Wickerman Festivals. Discussed issues surrounding cocaine trade with festivalgoers.
Using drama techniques to talk about conservation in the Amazon forest through indigenous myths.