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Love Music Hate Racism
Battle of Lewisham/Black History Month gig at Goldsmiths
Saturday 27 October - Free
Features Don Letts


Ecomemoria and Movimientos presents... Sembrando
Hip hop – Salsa – Reggeaton – Funky Latin Beats - Food & Bar
7.30pm till late £7 / £5 cons. Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, WC1
CONTACT: 020 7357 0057 / 07956 527 409 Ticket outlet: El Vergel, 8 Lant St, London SE1 1QR

  • El Rickshaw: A short documentary recently made by a group of young Latin cinematographers living in the UK, looks at the life of young Latinos in London.
  • FUNA – in memory of Victor Jara: Made by the FUNA Commission, this documentary features a human rights protest denouncing those involved in Chilean folk singer Victor Jara's assassination.
  • My Mother's promise: Looks at the life of a Chilean exile and how deep the ties are with her motherland when she returns to recover her sister’s hidden remains.
  • Not In Vain - The Death ofPedro Zamora: About the murder of PedroZamora, a trade union leader, in Guatemala in January 2007.
Ecomemoria is an UK-based NGO that works with local communities, human rights and ecological groups worldwide, planting trees for every disappeared and executed victim of the Pinochet regime.
Movimientos is dedicated to the promotion of Latin American culture in the UK and beyond, providing a space for organisations that promote awareness or campaign on issues relating to the continent.


Talking Books - 'Rebellion & Resistance: On the The Slave Ship and Beyond'
Monday 5th November Birkbeck
Selma James and Marcus Rediker - Organized by BIH in collaboration with the Naked Punch Journal.

Etienne Balibar - "From Cosmopolitanism to Cosmopolitics"
Tuesday 6th November 2.30 - 5pm Room B03 & B04 43, Bikrbeck
“The lecture will introduce a third possibility, that of a genuine cosmopolitics of the universal, which avoids both the idealism of cosmopolitanism and the technocratic predicaments of global governance.”


Lewisham ’77 Commemorative event
Goldsmiths College, New Cross
Martin Lux, Lez Henry, Les Back, Paul Gilroy, Balwinder Rana, plus film screenings and photography exhibition

First London Jewish Humanist Shabbes
Tagline: Jewish Humanism, Secular Judaism, Cultural Judaism
Host: London Jewish Humanist Congregation
Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Location: Kings Cross Venue
For details contact madrichalaura((AATT))yahoo((POINT))com


Chagall and the Apples 19 November
Radio Gagarin: Experiments in Sunday Socialism
25th November
8 Nights with Oi Va Voi 11th December 2007


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