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May 12, 2020
Join us and Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Brussels for a free webinar launching Hilary Moore's forthcoming publication on climate change and the racist Right.
March 25, 2020
JENGbA will be handing in their Private Members Bill to the House of Commons demading legislation to overturn the hundreds of wrongful convictions under joint enterprise.
March 16, 2020
Join us for an important seminar that will explore the criminalisation of identity in Prevent and anti-gangs initiatives.
February 28, 2020
A day of talks and workshops exploring the voilence of borders and global capitalism, following the deaths of the 39 vietnamese migratns in a lorry in essex.
February 27, 2020
Join us for a crucial seminar that will explore both the coercive and the exploitative sides of the government’s hostile environment policies.
January 14, 2020
A lively community-focused panel discussion in Manchester about the impact of Stop & Search on local BAME communities. Hosted by Sites of Restitance, an EQUAL's #TimeToTalk discussion on the topic of ‘Unreasonable Suspicion: the effects of Stop and Search practice’.
November 22, 2019
Join us to hear Annelise Orleck present and discuss her book, We are all fast food workers now, tracing the new global movement against low pay, through the stories of workers in the fast-food and garment industries, in hotel, domestic and agricultural work.
November 14, 2019
An evening of remembrance including poet and activist Chris Searle and his former students Ramona Harris and Tony Harcup, exploring the inspiration, purpose and legacy of the Stepney School Strike in 1971. 800 pupils went on strike in Stepney, demanding that their teacher, Chris Searle, be reinstated after the school fired him for publishing a book of their poetry.
November 2, 2019
An exhibition curated by young people involved in an integenerational project exploring communties' experiences of racism in Newham during the 1980s and now.
October 26, 2019
A seminar in Leicester 'Forty years on since the launch of SCARE (Student campaign against racism in education) - what has changed, current struggles and ways forward'
October 16, 2019
The event, which falls within London Challenge Poverty Week, will address human rights and attitudes related to economic injustice and the causes and consequences of poverty.
October 10, 2019
The Seven Sisters Market Tenants' Association has been granted a hearing at the High Court on October 8th and 9th over the demolition of community and business spaces at the Latin Village, also known as, El Pueblito Paisa. They say 'we cannot allow our important community space, especially for women and children, to be replaced by a soulless shopping centre and luxury homes for the wealthy'.
October 2, 2019
A free public talk by Dr Piers Robinson, co-director organisation for propaganda studies, on how ‘fake news’ and propaganda has undermined democracy and enabled war.
June 18, 2019
Book launch of After Grenfell: Violence, Resistance and Response, edited by Dan Bulley, Jenny Edkins and Nadine El-Enany (Pluto Press, 2019).
June 13, 2019
Sink Without Trace presents works by seventeen artists on the subject of migrant deaths at sea. The exhibition includes artists from both refugee, migrant and non-migrant backgrounds; from Denmark, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Israel, Italy, Kurdistan, Slovakia, South Africa, Syria and the UK.
May 18, 2019
An exhibition organised by The Tamil Information Centre, centred around the theme of resilience. The exhibition aims to explore the history of the Tamil-speaking people in Ilankai through art, culture, history, human rights and politics.
April 28, 2019
University of London, Birkbeck College holds event to discuss how to combat fascism, with a focus on the events that took place in Southall in 1979 and 1981.
March 23, 2019
A free and unique historical walk in one of the UK's vibrant multicultural towns, exploring its political and cultural landmarks as well as its life changing events.
March 2, 2019
A London conference bringing together activists from across Europe and beyond to discuss and organise against the rise of the far Right.
February 28, 2019
Seán Binder and Meena Aramish Masood, humanitarian volunteers on the Greek island of Lesvos, are initiators of this wide-ranging panel discussion which will be chaired by the LSE Human Rights Group.
February 20, 2019
A lecture examining political resistance to the UK's 'deport now, appeal later policy', the value of direct action and what the judgement on the Stansted 15 means for the future of political dissent.