Edinburgh Spy Week focuses on espionage literature, history and film and the ways in which secrecy and spying run through our history and culture. We bring together creative practitioners and academic researchers to talk about books, films and ideas in public and accessible ways.  Spy Week is organised by the English Literature and Film Studies departments at the University of Edinburgh and we work with other cultural bodies in Edinburgh to bring the very best of contemporary spy fact and fiction to the city.


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Edinburgh Spy Week is sponsored by:

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Spy Week acknowledges the generous support of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Edinburgh.

Directors: Professor Penny Fielding; Dr Simon Cooke; Dr David Sorfa; Dr Andrew Neal

Advisory Board: Professor Dorothy Miell (vice-principal, University of Edinburgh); Dame Stella Rimington; William Boyd; Charles Cumming; Jeremy Duns