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Black Lives: George Padmore: PanAfricanism in Somers Town
October 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:20 pm
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Join us online for a fascinating Talk + Q&A: a Journey through the life of George Padmore, pioneering black activist, Pan-Africanist and leader, who lived in Somers Town, bringing leading revolutionanires and leading thinkers to the unassuming Cranleigh Street in Camden.
Expert & Academic Dr Leslie James, World Historian, will be in conversation with Professor Esther Leslie.
Enjoy this journey via maps, video and conversation.
George Padmore’s local links & plaque are covered in our new Publication, Journeys which can be bought as an Add on to the ticket at a reduced price.
Dr Leslie James, Senior Lectuer in World History
Recent Publications: “Essential Things Such as Typewriters”: Development Discourse, Trade Union Expertise, and the Dialogues of Decolonization between the Caribbean and West Africa’ Journal of Social History (2019)
‘Manifesto,’ by the Afro-Asian Networks Research Collective, Radical History Review issue 131 (May 2018)
Esther Leslie, Professor of Political Aesthetics
Fellow of the British Academy
Somers Town History Space runs talks, walks & events on the history of social activism, radical thinking and working class histories in the area. Our aim is a local history space to honour that.
Donations go to Somers Town History Club
For more see www.aspaceforus.club
Tickets are for the Talk; the publication is an Add on.
NOTE : A zoom link will be sent to you a week before this event.
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Donations welcome to help us preserve heritage in this area and support our organisation.