The proposed introductory session with the Feminist Library would revisit the Consciousness Raising practice of the Second Wave of the feminist movement, to bring together a discussion on feminist issues through a ‘personal is political’ lens creating a bottom-up, all-inclusive learning environment. Part of Antiuniversity Now Festival 2018.
Join Rita Raven Production & Class War for a screening of ‘Spiridonova: Armed Love’. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Murray Healy, Producer Ian Bone and Justine Fernandes, who plays Maria. Part of Antiuniversity Now Festival 2018.
Any talk of revolution is incomplete without recovery. Drug and alcohol use dominates perception of social interactions and political actions, from the inside and the outside. It also dominates the lives of many within activist circles. Join a group of activists in recovery for a discussion about Radical Sobriety. Part of Antiuniversity Now Festival 2018.
This talk from Mike Wendling is a vital guide to understanding the Alt-Right – the white nationalist, misogynist, far-right movement that found a voice on 4chan then rose to prominence during Donald Trump’s successful election campaign in the United States.
An evening with Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and fellow poets Gillian Clarke (National Poet of Wales, 2008-2016), Imtiaz Dharker, Jackie Kay (Scots Makar) and guest poet Maura Dooley, with musical interludes from MC John Sampson.
It seems more likely that the priesthood or medicine are the world’s “oldest professions”, even so prostitution has a very long history, mostly hidden and denied at the margins of society where few serious historians and economists have ventured. This series of talks looks at various aspects of the sex trade and presents opposing views towards it; but all the speakers agree that prostitution is not a marginal subject, rather a key 21st century issue.
At this event we will examine the social justice and human rights situation in Tibet, and what conscientious positions we can take in this respect. We will be joined by Eleanor Byrne-Rosengren and John Jones, respectively director, and campaigns and communications manager, for the UK non-profit Free Tibet.
This month we will be reading Yugoslavia, My Fatherland by Goran Vojnovic (who will be at this event), which deals intimately with the tragic fates of the people who managed to avoid the bombs, but were unable to escape the Yugoslavian civil war.
Carablanca is London’s longest-running tango club. The friendly, informal atmosphere ensures that beginners and visitors mix easily with the regular dancers. Music is traditional Argentine tango, milonga and vals, played in tandas with cortinas by guest DJs.
Through an interactive classroom session followed by a guided walk, David Rosenberg explores the complex and conflicted history of women’s battle for equality and political rights, how it was connected to the wider struggle to advance democracy, the birth of feminism, and women’s fights for equality and dignity in the workplace
Join us for a special concert as we celebrate the special platform that Conway Hall provided for women musicians during the first few decades of the Sunday Concerts, since it began in 1887 under the previous name of the South Place Sunday Popular Concerts.