Popular Feminisms: Tactics in Turbulent Times
6:00 PM18:00

Popular Feminisms: Tactics in Turbulent Times

  • IAS Forum G17 South Wing, Wilkins Building London WC1E 6BT (map)
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The UCL Gender & Feminism Research Network (part of the UCL Institute of Advanced Studies) is delighted to host another public event for the UCL of Culture this year.

Organised by students from Gender & Sexuality Studies at the Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry, this informal, celebratory, networking event brings together contributions from activists, community leaders and artists working to reimagine feminist activism in the UK today. Join us to share innovative ideas for putting research into practice, taking action and discussing change together. 

Featuring contributions from:
•    Lucinda Day, BAFTA-nominated journalist and current Gender, Society & Representation MA student
•    Chanju Mwanza, freelance writer, podcast host for VERVE and founder of the Zambian Narratives Project
•    Marijn van de Geer, co-founder and director of Resolution:Possible and member of Extinction Rebellion
•    Gray Wielebinski, artist working in in sculpture installation, video, performance, sound and print making.

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International Women's Day - Tiyende pamodzi ndi mu tima umo azimayi
10:00 AM10:00

International Women's Day - Tiyende pamodzi ndi mu tima umo azimayi

JOIN me and other fabulous Zambian Women on March 8 at the Zambian High Commission in London as we celebrate the wonderful women of Zambia.

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

International Women's Day is all about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action - whatever that looks like globally at a local level.

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5:30 PM17:30


A night of celebrating Zambian music, poetry, and literature to launch the Global Zambian Narratives Project! Start your 2019 with a bang!

About this Event

Join us for a fun-packed night of live music, poetry, spoken word and a panel discussion with surprise guests to launch the Global Zambian Narratives Project.

Founded by Chanju Mwanza, The Zambian Narratives Project aims to connect Zambians around the world with their culture through bilingual books written in the seven official Zambian national languages and English. The launch will focus on the first product of the Zambian Narratives Project, a bilingual children's book, 'A Family Adventure'.

Come along, grab a drink and snack and sit back to enjoy a night of fun featuring the best up-and-coming Zambian artists, poets and influencers.

The books will be on sale during the event. Proceeds from the sales of the books go to the reproduction of the book to be donated to local schools, libraries and education centres.

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VERVE Think Tank Global
7:30 PM19:30

VERVE Think Tank Global

Its that time of the year again..

Where we bring all of our feminist sisters together all around the world to host as many VERVE Think Tanks as we can to raise as much awareness and money as possible for a badass charity. 

Last year we had 13 women host VTT's all over the world. We raised over £1500 for Fistula Foundation.. Funding 4 women's fistula repair surgeries. 

Our VERVE HQ London VTT is on 29 Nov.. Tickets on sale Friday 2 November!

And the two week host your own campaign is from 29 Nov - 10 Dec 2018.

If you'd like to host your own PTT during our 2 week VTTG campaign please contact us below.

This year we’re partnering with Partners In Health (PIH)to raise funds and awareness around their work with women in Sierra Leone

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