Catriona Robertson

journeys at home and abroad

Tag Archives: EU

What did the Moors do for us?

In amongst the scholarly contributions to Arches Quarterly IV/8 you’ll find something a bit different, with food, Canon David Porter & Billy Bragg in it. That’s my piece (p 74). … Continue reading

12 August 2011

The EU, religion & belief

A first for the EU Parliament – a seminar for religious associations. I’ve written about my day trip to Brussels on the London Boroughs Faiths Network blog. Here’s a bit … Continue reading

3 June 2011

European network of intercultural groups?

Just back in London from an *intensive* day in Brussels with a bunch of remarkable people. Four of us from the UK met up with eight more from a variety … Continue reading

17 January 2011 · 4 Comments

The EU (or whatever)

I’m booked on Eurostar to Brussels next Monday.  A handful of us (some from the UK, others from Europe-wide networks) have a meeting at the European Commission to talk about … Continue reading

11 January 2011 · 2 Comments

Eddie Izzard & savoire faire on European networking

I’m for the Eddie Izzard approach to speaking new languages – just get on and do it.  In public.  Trouble is, many of us educated in the “Don’t open your … Continue reading

27 September 2010 · 5 Comments

Berlin (en français pour la journée du blogging multilingue)

Quand on peur qu’on ne peut pas parler la langue étrangère qu’on apprenait à l’école il y a beaucoup des ans, mon avis est: allez au pays plus étrange et … Continue reading

25 September 2010 · 2 Comments


Arrived in Brussels for week-long awareness training on religious discrimination, made possible by a mobility grant from the EU, through Grundtvig.  People from different religious traditions from all over Europe … Continue reading

21 November 2009

Meeting the Mayor of Tuzla

Today everything shifted gear.  We (now warmly welcomed as a delegation) met the Mayor of Tuzla, a large town in the north of the Federation entity of Bosnia (Bosniac majority), … Continue reading

7 October 2009

Monday evening

Just out from a reception at the British Embassy where we were briefed by the Defence Attache.  Both entities within Bosnia, the Republic and the Federation, which are kind of … Continue reading

5 October 2009 · 2 Comments


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