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CAS Away Day

CAS Away Day: Open to MSc, PhD students and staff
Hosted by: Centre of African Studies # University of Edinburgh
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Date and Time
25th Sep 2010 09:30 - 25th Sep 2010 16:30
Seminar room 2, Chrystal MacMillan Building, 15a George Square

The schedule of events is as follows:

9:30 - noon: introduction of staff and continuing students; small-group ice-breaking activities (academic speed-dating, shared regional/topical interests, etc.) - CMB seminar rooms 1 and 2
noon - 12:45 pm: lunch (CMB foyer)
12:45 pm: board bus to Hawes Pier, Queensferry
2-4 pm: ferry to Inchcolm Island, Island tour and return trip
4 pm: informal gathering at the local pub/return to Edinburgh

The seats on the bus are limited to students on a first-come, first-served basis. Trains also leave from Edinburgh Waverley to Dalmeny Station every 15 minutes (e.g. 1 pm, 1:15 pm, 1:30 pm), arriving in about 20 minutes.

The cost, including lunch, bus and ferry trip, is only £10 – payment (preferably in cash, or by a cheque made out to the University of Edinburgh) to be left at the CAS office with Ms. Seona Macintosh (starting Mon 30 August) will secure your place on the bus and ferry.

Even if you cannot make the ferry trip, please make every effort to attend the CMB socializing events – and please email me ( of your plans to attend.

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