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At present we orgainise an annual conference, held in Duns and Chirnside in alternate years. We may also organise or take part in other events and activities which you will be able to read about here.


On 1 November at 7.00 pm we are having an event called Remembrance.as part of the Heritge Lottery Fund supported series of activties at the Volunteer Hall in Duns. With Raina Haig, the Field Marshall's grand daughter, as the main speaker, we shall be able to consider the effects of the First World War on those who fought and their families at home. Supplemented by songs from Oh What a Lovely War, which is being produced in the Hall from November 7 - 10, and readings from The Soldiers Remember, the new book about Southfield Auxiliary Hospital, this will be an important and thought provoking evening. Admission is £5, payable on the door.



On May 11 2019 we will meet in Chirnside to discuss aspects of love, from the distant past to the present day


In April 2020 we will contribute to the national celebrations to mark the 700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath by considering the role of John Duns Scotus to the thinking behind the Declaration and looking at issues around nationality, nationalism and borders


To mark the 325th anniversary of the birth of Henry Home, Lord Kames of Kames in Berwickshire, one of the leading exponents of agricultural improvement in Scotland we shall consider his legacy and the moral issues around land, land ownership and farming


If you would like to be kept informed of our activities, please contact the Secretary, Derek Janes, on secretary@thinkingwithoutborders.org.uk or at 10 Currie Street, Duns, TD11 3DL

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