Labour Heritage will hold its AGM business meeting from 2.10-2.40pm followed at 2.40pm by two speakers and discussion: Steve Schiffereson ‘The Rise and Fall of the Labour Correspondent’ and Michael Tichelar on ‘Why is London Labour?’ Non-members welcome.
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Talks, Debates & Lectures taking place at Conway Hall
How does one live well in a city almost designed to make you feel isolated, tired, anxious and poor? Artists/activists/teachers/amateur thinkers Sam Siva and Sam Berkson lead a discussion on how to live radical lives in a neo-liberal city.
Thinking on Sunday: Lowborn – Growing Up, Getting Away and Returning to Britain’s Poorest Towns | Sunday 16th June
Kerry Hudson discusses her book Lowborn with James Bloodworth, author of Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain. Lowborn is a powerful, personal, agenda-changing work of non-fiction on poverty in Britain – a unique book that we all need to pay attention to.
Join Kwaku for this relaxed presentation on the development of reggae through migrations, over and beyond the one Windrush voyage from the Caribbean to Britain in 1948. There will be ample opportunity for participants to ask questions and contribute to the narrative.
How can we be happier and help create a happier society? At this special event, Mo Gawdat and Anahita Moghaddam will look at how our identities and relationships shape our world. And they’ll share practical ideas that we can all use to live more wisely.
This panel discussion led by Health Poverty Action brings together speakers from trade unions, racial justice campaigners, farmers working in the drugs trade to discuss what legal regulation could look like.
Join Leonie Rousham,Ishwari Bhalerao, Bea Macdonald and Sally Plowman for the launch of Reading Room as a means of creating connections and opening dialogue about the function, aesthetic and user culture of library collections and small press production in the age of digital information.
Retired open University academic Dr Brian Beeley will consider the effects of President Trump’s rejection of the ‘two-state’ mantra for Israel and the implications if Israel retains control of all of historic Palestine (plus Syria’s Golan Heights).
D Hunter presents his book Chav Solidarity, which is part autobiography, part meditation on trauma, class, activism and identity. Hunter will read excerpts from the book, as well as discussing it’s origins and surrounding issues. This will be followed by a Q&A.
A masterclass in how all of us can achieve extraordinary things from the man whose research inspired Malcolm Gladwell’s famous 10,000 hours rule with Professor Anders Ericsson.