3 March 2019: Foundations Vol. 3 with Shabaka Hutchings

Foundations is a new monthly reading group with a special guest bringing texts, films and music that have been foundational to their political and 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 outside our regular opening hours.

Here to Stay: tracing the histories of anti-deportations resistance

This Saturday 9 February we are participating in Here to Stay: tracing the histories of anti-deportations resistance, ​part of the World Without Borders ​series organised by End Deportations. Our ionvolvement is a continuation of the GPI's Citizens of a Common Future Project (CCFP) through which we collaborate with diverse organizations and open up our archives to new and wider audiences.

A reminder for Slumboy From The Golden City

A quick reminder that you are warmly invited to attend the GPI's first public event for 2019...

Join us this Thursday 24 January at 7pm when Paul Joseph discusses his memoirs Slumboy From The Golden City with Professor Gus John.

Come listen in on what promises to be a richly interesting conversation between these two activists and comrades!

See you there...  

Thursday 24 January 2019

6.30pm for 7.00pm start

38 years since the New Cross Fire

Today marks 38 years since the tragedy of the New Cross Fire which claimed many young black lives.

What started out as a happy gathering to celebrate a teenager’s birthday, ended in death and destruction.

The GPI remembers those who lost their lives, their families and those who survived.

Slumboy From the Golden City

Happy New Year to you all!

We are here at the GPI already busying ourselves and alerting you now to the first of our 2019 outreach public events:

A conversation with Paul Joseph and Professor Gus John on Slumboy from the Golden City, Paul’s recently published book of memoirs.

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