beyond resistance day school, saturday 19th june

We have finalised the timetable for tomorrow’s ‘Beyond Resistance’ summer school. Click here for full timetable. Late changes include the addition of speakers involved in higher education struggles and the campaign to defend Hackney nurseries. The opening session will feature Ansar Ahmed Ullah, a secular Bengali activist involved in fighting recent English Defence League provocations in Tower Hamlets.

Registration starts from 10am. The venue is the WEA at 96-100 Clifton St, London EC2. All welcome. Click here to buy advance ticket – pay £5 if waged or £3 for concessions, and click here for map of venue.  See below for a list of sessions, follow links for more information on each session.

10:00-11:00: Registration

11:00-11:30: Welcome plenary
with Tower Hamlets secular activist Ansar Ahmed Ullah

11:30-13:00: Session 1

The capitalist crisis

– The changed composition of the working class

– Alienation and the critique of everyday life

13:00-14:00: Lunch
Food provided

14:00-15:30: Session 2

– How migrant workers fight back

Feminism, socialism and political organisation

– Tenants’ struggles and community organising

15:30-15:45: Break

15:45-17:15 Session 3

Imperialism and the national question

– Struggles over education

– The democratic state and capital

17:15-18:00: Closing plenary

– Where next for communists?

We are keen to ensure that people with childcare responsibilities are fully able to attend the event. The venue for the day has no officially licensed creche space, and we are looking at alternative possibilities. Please do get in touch with us at uncaptiveminds@gmail.com as soon as possible so we can discuss arrangements.

The venue is accessible for disabled people.

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