june, 2017

27jun(jun 27)6:30 pm(jun 27)6:30 pmEvening with Rahila Gupta, Journalist and Activist

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Event Details

Tuesday 27 June 2017, 6:30pm-8:30pm, central London by Kings Cross
Evening with Rahila Gupta, Journalist and Activist who will speak on Rojava, Northern Syria and secular space in the middle of a war

PLEASE NOTE: This is a new venue for our monthly meet-ups; if you would like to attend, please email [email protected] to register and receive further information. If you already know the new location, just show up.

Suggested donation: £3 waged; £1 unwaged.

Biography:

Rahila Gupta is a freelance journalist, writer and activist, a longstanding member of Southall Black Sisters, an advocacy and campaigning women’s group for women escaping domestic violence and chair of the Nihal Armstrong Trust which funds families of children with cerebral palsy to buy cutting-edge equipment and services. Her articles are published in the Guardian, New Humanist, New Internationalist and openDemocracy among other magazines, journals and websites. She is also a part-time commissioning editor for openDemocracy, 5050. She and Beatrix Campbell are collaborating on a book, Why Doesn’t Patriarchy Die? which will investigate how patriarchy fits with diverse political systems.

Time

(Tuesday) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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