[Marxism] London Meetings: Ken Loach, Silvia Federici, David Graeber, Loren Goldner, Mark Fisher, Sergio Bologna, Selma James, Hillel Ticktin, Werner Bonefeld, George Caffentsis, Michael Albert, Lynne Segal, Chris Knight and more

Steven Wales LondonMeetings at gmx.com
Tue Oct 9 09:33:54 MDT 2012

/Here's some interesting meetings (Please publicise them widely - Thanks!)/:

Cuts Cafe http://cutscafelondon.wordpress.com/  (open till the October 20 TUC anti-cuts demo) 1 Stamford St., SE1 9NT.
 Meetings on Occupy, UK uncut, anti-capitalism, art, policing, welfare reform, films, TUC, Luddites and more.
 Speakers include Ken Loach and David Graeber.

 *Anarchist Bookfair* http://anarchistbookfair.org.uk/  *Saturday 27th October *10am to 7pm. Queen Mary University, Mile End Road, E1 4NS. (Mile End tube)
 Speakers include Michael Albert, David Graeber, Selma James, Chris Knight.
 Meetings on anarchist economics, Pussy Riot, South Africa, Palestine, G4S, workplace organising, workfare, feminism, 2013 G8 summit and much more.

 *Historical Materialism Conference* http://www.historicalmaterialism.org  November 8-11, School of Oriental and African Studies, Thornaugh St, WC1 (Russell Sq. tube)

SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Silvia Federici, Lynne Segal, Sergio Bologna, Leo Panitch, Werner Bonefeld, Hilary Wainwright, David Mcnally, Peter Hudis, George Caffentsis, Tariq Ali, Chris Knight, Owen Hatherley, Chris Arthur, Loren Goldner, Alex Callinicos, and many more.
MEETINGS INCLUDE: Middle East revolutions, utopia, self-management, media, art, anti-capitalism, Marxism, feminism, war, migration, financial crisis, workers struggles and more. (Suggested voluntary donation on the door is £75 for waged and £35 for unwaged for the whole week.)

Silvia Federici launches  /Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction and Feminist Struggle/. 12 November, 6pm,LG02, New Academic Building, Goldsmiths University, Lewisham Way, SE14 6NW, near New Cross station.
 *Loren Goldner *November meeting on capitalism's crisis. See www.metamute.org for more details.

Up The Anti Conference http://uptheanti.org.uk/ ,* Saturday 1 December, Queen Mary University. Speakers include: David Graeber, Mark Fisher, Ewa Jasiewicz, Hillel Ticktin. Sessions on: debt strikes, Syria, housing, Occupy, UK Uncut, Greece, trade unions etc...

AN INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY -  /From Evolution to Revolution/ http://www.radicalanthropologygroup.org 
 Every Tuesday, 6.30-9pm, St. Martin's Community Centre, 43 Carol St., NW1 OHT (2 mins from Camden tube).
 It is now known that symbolic culture began emerging in Africa over 100,000 years ago, in a social revolution whose echoes can still be heard in myths and rituals around the world. These talks include the latest findings from genetics, evolutionary biology, primatology, cave painting research and archaeology. There are good local pubs and there is always time for discussion and socialising.

 Oct 16 Did women once rule the world? – Chris Knight

 Oct 23 An introduction to archaeo-astronomy – Fabio Silva

 Oct 30 Russian Futurism and Chomsky’s revolution in linguistics – Chris Knight

 Nov 6 Some current issues in human origins research – Chris Stringer

 Nov 13 Bayaka singing workshop: 'I want honey, not money, honey' – Ingrid Lewis

 Nov 20 Why do hunter-gatherers sing so much? – Jerome Lewis

 Nov 27 ‘Woman’s biggest husband is the moon’ – Jerome Lewis

 Dec 4 Did the Neanderthals have art and language? – Camilla Power

 Dec 11 The origin of language: ‘The hardest problem in science’? – Chris Knight

 Dec 18 A Christmas fairy tale: ‘The Shoes that were Danced to Pieces’ – Chris Knight

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