Andrew Carnegie’s International Legacy: Shaping the Future celebrated the huge impact of Andrew Carnegie’s charitable trusts and foundations through a series of seminars and debates held by globally respected experts in their fields.
A number of free seminars at the Scottish Parliament were held on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 debating some of the most challenging issues of our time.
The eminent speakers, debating topics from education to peace and from ethics to the environment, included:
- Professor Iain Stewart, the geoscientist, author and TV presenter behind programmes such as Earth: The Power of the Planet and The Climate Years
- Lord Stewart Sutherland, former Chief Inspector of Schools for England and Wales and Vice-Chancellor of the University of London
- Professor Louise Richardson, Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of St Andrews, awarded the Sumner Prize for work towards the prevention of war and the establishment of universal peace
- Professor Martyn Wade, Chief Executive and National Librarian at the National Library of Scotland
- David Rodin, co-director of the Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict at the University of Oxford.