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Latin America Conference 2016 - Adelante!

23 November 2016 - 2:30pm

Once again, War on Want is proud to be one of the supporters of the hugely successful Latin America Conference taking place from 9.15 – 17.00 on Saturday 26 November at the TUC, Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS 

Film Screening: The Giant is Falling

21 November 2016 - 10:30am

  • EVENT DATE: 7pm -10pm, Friday 25 November 2016
  • LOCATION: The Hive, 260-264 Kingsland Road E8 4DG (near the canal), Hackney.

On 25 November 2016, War on Want has the pleasure of hosting the South African activist and film-maker Rehad Desai in London for the screening of his new film The Giant is FallingThe Giant is Falling follows his Emmy award-winning film Miners Shot Down which documented the massacre of mineworkers at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine in South Africa in 2012.

From Grunwick to Deliveroo: getting organised, getting unionised

11 November 2016 - 11:00am

  • EVENT DATE: 10:30-16:30 Saturday 26 November
  • LOCATION: Willesden Library Centre, 95 High Road, London, NW10 2SF

A one-day conference on migrant workers, trade unions and the new economy organised by Grunwick 40 (and supported by War on Want). ** War on Want's Senior Economic Justice Campaigner, Owen Espley will be helping lead a participative workshop on "What does solidarity look like today?" ** 

London Migration Film Festival

26 October 2016 - 4:30pm

  • EVENT DATE: 11-13 November 2016 
  • Location: Deptford Cinema and Buster Mantis, SE London
  • Join War on Want at the London Migrant Film Festival as we discuss "Borders and their reproduction in everyday lives". 

TTIP Game Over! Non Violent Direct Action Training in Manchester

19 October 2016 - 4:00pm

  • DATE: Friday 21 October 2016
  • TIME: 6-9pm
  • PLACE: Green Fish Resource Centre, Manchester, M4 1LE
  • COST: Free event

At Home in Gaza and London

12 October 2016 - 11:45am

  • Event date: 13 November 2016 -- 5:00pm
  • Location: Station House Opera, Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, E1 6AB

At Home in Gaza and London brings people together across great political, economic and physical divides. Join us for the culminating event--a live performance with audiences in Gaza and London sharing the event!

Brexit - not the end of toxic trade deals

11 October 2016 - 11:45am

  • Event date: 17 October 2016, 1900 - 2100
  • Location: Phoenix Centre, 26 Malling Street, Lewes, BN7 2RD

Battling Giants: Frontline resistance against BHP Billiton

6 October 2016 - 3:30pm

SPEAKER TOUR: 15-21 OCTOBER 2016

BHP Billiton is the world's biggest mining company. Its record of catastrophic environmental damage and forced displacement of indigenous communities stretches back decades.

Join us for a week of action against BHP Billiton, to hear testimonies from people fighting for their livelihoods and culture in Brazil, Colombia and Indonesia, and plan how we can work together to beat the company.

The Case of Arabic Hip Hop 5th Edition

4 October 2016 - 4:45pm

Event date: 15 October 2016 20:00 - 1:00

Location: Student Central, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HY

War on Want is excited to support The Case of Arabic Hip Hop, back for a special 5th edition with an all stars line up from Palestine, Syria, Lebanon & Tunisia!

Social Movement Learning and the Struggle for Social Justice

3 October 2016 - 4:15pm

Event date: 19 October 2016 13:00 - 19:00

Location: Fulton Lecture Theatre B, University of Sussex, Brighton

War on Want, together with Centre for International Education (University of Sussex), Institute of Education (UCL), Red Pepper and the Transnational Institute, will be hosting an event on Social Movement Learning and the Struggle for Social Justice. 

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