War on Want's upcoming events are listed below — accounts of our recent events can be found here.
John Hilary, War on Want Executive Director, will be speaking on TTIP at the following public events. For the latest information regarding timings, please contact the host or venue via the link provided:
- 17 October: Occupy Democracy Vigil, 6pm, Parliament Square
- 18 October: Battle of Ideas, 5.30pm, Barbican, London
- 21 October: Economists versus Austerity, 6.30pm, Houses of Parliament
- 23 October: SERTUC open meeting, 6.30pm, London
- 8 November: Summat New, Leeds, all day
- 13-14 November: TTIP debates, Ljubljana, Slovenia
- 21 November: Betty Sinclair Winter School, Lusty Beg, Fermanagh
- 24 November: NoTTIP public meeting, 7pm, Nottingham
- 25 November: Welsh Assembly debate on TTIP, Cardiff
- 27 November: lunch seminar on TTIP, Stockholm, Sweden
- 29 November: Latin America Adelante!, all day, London
- 1 December: Trade Unions Against TTIP, 6pm, Unite House, London
- 5 December: debate on TTIP, 7.30pm, Bath
- 11 December: TJM public meeting on TTIP, 7.30pm, Toynbee Hall, London
An evening with the Intercultural University of the Peoples
Saturday 8 November 09:15am –22:00pm
Leeds University Union, University Square, University of Leeds, LS2 9JZ
Over 20 Workshops | Guest speaker panels | Art | Film | Music | Food | Kids Space | Comedy
War on Want is involved in putting on this event in Leeds through the Economic Justice project. It’s hoping to be an inspiring day to bring together activists and those who havent’ been involved before to learn and take action together.
Summat New is an event which aims to bring people together from Leeds and across the region to promote social change, connect groups, improve access to and facilitate the sharing of resources and skills amongst those who share a similar vision.
GUEST SPEAKER PANELS
At 10am and 5pm, we will have speaker panels featuring;
- Paul Mason - Channel 4 Economics Editor, prolific author and digital media guru
- Pragna Patel - Founder of Southall Black Sisters, activist and listed in the Guardian's 100 Top Women
- Clara Osagiede - RMT representative, powerful living wage campaigner for London Underground cleaners
- Eleanor Lisney and Armineh Soorenian - Sisters of Frida, a Disabled Women's Cooperative
- Aderonke Apata - Lesbian from Nigeria fighting for asylum in the UK, and a campaigner for LGBT rights
- Representatives from Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty - campaign group fighting austerity measures
In the evening, we will be celebrating with dinner cooked by The Real Junk Food Project, music courtesy of Summat New's own workshop choir, and comedy from some exciting guests.