IAS Book Launch: ‘In the World’ by Ashraf Jamal – In Conversation with Tamar Garb

Friday 5th October 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ IAS Common Ground, Ground Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building, University College London (UCL), Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT   The Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) is delighted to welcome Ashraf Jamal for the book launch of ‘In the World’. This is a collection of essays,…

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Kensington & Chelsea Art Weekend – In conversation with Adebayo Bolajj and Robi Walters

Friday 27th July 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Serena Morton Gallery, 343 Ladbroke Grove, London W10 6HA   Serena Morton Gallery will offer an exciting programme of events for Kensington & Chelsea Art Weekend. In direct relation to the exhibition ‘Optimistic: The Powers of Now’ will see curators Serena Morton and Mikei Hall…

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A Literary Dinner with author Ayesha Harruna Attah

Wednesday 11th July 2018, 7:00 PM @ Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen, 10 Helmsley Place, London E8 3SB   Cassava Republic Press is thrilled to host Ghanaian literary star, Ayesha Harunna Attah, for an intimate dinner of Ghanaian contemporary cuisine. While you feast on delicious contemporary Ghanaian food, Ayesha will read from her latest book, ‘The Hundred…

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The Motherhood Group Presents: ‘Cocktails & Conversations with Jamelia’

Sunday 15th July 2018, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM @ Reunion Bar, 101 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0SJ Hailing from Birmingham, multi-award winning Jamelia embarked on a career as a singer-songwriter. With 7 Top 10 singles, Gold and Platinum albums, Jamelia is one of the UK’s most successful black music artists! Jamelia is also…

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‘The Black Girl Bible: Empowering the Next Generation’

Wednesday 25th July 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM @ 90 York Way, London N1 9AG   A Guardian Live event. Meet Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinene, co-authors of a groundbreaking new book: ‘Slay in Your Lane‘, the new black girl bible for the next generation of British black women.            Covering everything…

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‘KEHINDE ANDREWS IN CONVERSATION WITH AFUA HIRSCH’

Wednesday 4th July 2018, 6:45 PM – 8:00 PM @ Tate Britain, The Clore Auditorium, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG   ​Acclaimed author and educator Kehinde Andrews discusses black radicalism for the 21st century and his latest book Back to Black For this special event Kehinde Andrews will be in conversation with renowned writer and broadcaster…

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“Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century”

Thursday 26th July 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ Level 6, Foyles Book Shop, 107 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0DT Reclaim ‘Radicalism!’ – as author and educator Kehinde Andrews sits down with writer and blogger Mina Salami Tracing the history of the Black radical tradition—from its origins as resistance to slavery through the Black…

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‘Structural Racism: A British African Caribbean Perspective’ by Dr Gloria Gordon

Saturday 16th June 2018, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM @ London South Bank University, 90 London Road, London SE1 6LN Racism remains entrenched in British society as an ongoing legacy of slavery. The session draws on the newly emergent British African Caribbean (BAC) perspective to offer theoretical insights on how racism has been institutionalised in…

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‘Race and Nation in the Age of Trump and Brexit’: In conversation with Gary Younge & Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Saturday 16th June 2018, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ The Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0XG ‘Race and Nation in the Age of Trump and Brexit’: Gary Younge in conversation with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States and the UK’s vote to leave the European Union…

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Barby Asante – ‘Declaration of Independence’ by the Live Art Development Agency

Sunday 3rd June 2018, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM @ Live Art Development Agency (LADA), The Garrett Centre, 117A Mansford Street, London E2 6LX Declaration of Independence brings together women of colour in a discursive performance to explore what it is to find a sense of place as we navigate life and a world where we…

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‘AFRICA WRITES 2018’ BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE ROYAL AFRICAN SOCIETY: FRIDAY 29TH JUNE – SUNDAY 1ST JULY @ THE BRITISH LIBRARY AND RICH MIX, LONDON

Africa Writes returns for an exciting summer weekend celebrating the best of contemporary literature from Africa and the diaspora. We’re excited to announce our headline events for the festival, where poetry takes the spotlight with Warsan Shire in Conversation, Yomi Sode’s sizzling performance of ‘COAT’ at The British Library and Octavia Poetry Collective’s Wakanda-themed party…

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‘Angie Thomas and Patrick Ness in Conversation’ by Greenwich Book Festival

Saturday 16th June 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM @ University of Greenwich, Queen Mary Building, Queen Mary Undercroft, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, London SE10 9LS Greenwich Book Festival is beyond excited to be hosting two of the biggest international stars of YA, in South-East London. Angie Thomas is the Carnegie-nominated, 2018 Waterstones Children’s Book…

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‘JULIUS CAESAR & ME’: new book by acclaimed Black British actor Paterson Joseph – in conversation with Geoffrey Colman

Thursday 31st May 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP   For one night only, Paterson Joseph will be in conversation with Geoffrey Colman, Head of Acting at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, about Paterson’s eloquent, arresting new book, ‘Julius Caesar and Me‘, which explores Julius Caesar as…

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