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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.
February 16, 2019
A one-day seminar for anyone concerned about the racist narratives that have emerged around migrants in UK since the EU Referendum.
November 30, 2018
Join authors Danny Reilly & Steve Cushion in conversation with Colin Prescod to discuss the overlooked aspects of the Mayflower's journey to America in 1620.
November 16, 2018
Two day free public hearing showing sonic portraits alongside a wall of texts; extracts from UK legal and policy frameworks looking at concepts of 'coming home' or 'taking back' from two individuals deported to Jamaica from the UK.
October 21, 2018
Seventy years since the Empire Windrush carried hundreds of migrants to London, hear the Caribbean voices behind the 1940s headlines. Why did people come? What did they leave behind? And how did they shape Britain?
October 20, 2018
An awareness-raising event in solidarity with Humanitarian activists Seán Binder, Sarah Mardini and Nasso Karakitsos who have been detained, while doing voluntary work, saving lives in Lesvos, Greece.
October 14, 2018
A two-day conference discussing the pervasive nature of racism, injustice and austerity in contemporary Britain and their impact on working class communities.
October 3, 2018
BFI launches Black and Banned season. Showing a wide range of film, TV documentary and drama that deserve screening in their own right, as well as for the questions they provoke about yesterday and today. The films you weren’t allowed to see: drama and documentaries that offer unique and challenging perspectives.
October 1, 2018
Day of action at Chelmsford Crown Court to express solidarity with the ‘Stansted 15’ who grounded a deportation charter flight and have been charged with a terrorism related offence.