Thursday 17 August 2023
Please note, unless otherwise stated, all of our performances are strictly over 18s only
Take two top academics, some dangerous ideas, add one comedian and it’s the force of nature that is the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas (CODI).
Hosted by comedian Susan Morrison, and now in its eleventh year, CODI is sixty minutes of rapid-fire research from some of the finest minds in the country.
Too many languages?
Bilingual, trilingual, quadrilingual, pentalingual.... Professor Antonella Sorace asks does your brain change for the better the more languages you know? (And, by the way, do MONOlinguals still exist?).
Everyone lies to us
Politicians, advertisers, social media: everyone is lying to us. Worse, sometimes they're not exactly lying, but they’re misleading us. Dr Chris Cummins explains how linguistics, for once in its miserable existence, can help.
Studio, New Town Theatre
Freemasons Hall, 96 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DH
0131 558 9005