FOUNDATIONS

Foundations is a new monthly reading group with a special guest bringing texts/films/music that have been foundational to their political/creative becomings. The event takes its name from the writing of John La Rose, and the New Beacon Books publication of the same name. These texts will be placed in conversation with related material from The George Padmore Institute . Each edition will feature intimate, open discussions and coincide with open days to allow greater access to selected material.

 
We're delighted that Stella Dadzie will host the first session on Saturday 10th November, at the GPI from 2-5pm
 
Stella Dadzie is a British educationalist, activist, writer and historian. She is best known for her involvement in the UK's Black Women's Movement and being a founding member of the Organisation of Women of African and Asian Descent (OWAAD). She also co-authored The Heart of the Race: Black Women's Lives in Britain with Suzanne Scafe and Beverley Bryan, which was re-released this year on Verso books. 
 
Stella will be sharing books, music and poetry that have inspired her over the years. We'll discuss Heart of the Race, and think about themes from the text that still resonate today, including black feminism, building solidarity and thinking about socialist histories of anti-capitalist/anti-imperialist struggle. 
 
Admission:£5 on the door
​Venue: 76 Stroud Green Road Finsbury Park N4 3EN
 
We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Date: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 14:00 to 17:00
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