War on Want at conference season

29 August 2017 - 11:15am
Event

EVENT DATE: Autumn 2017

LOCATION:  All around the UK

WHAT:  Conference season!

PAST

TUC Congress, 10 – 13 September, Brighton  - *please note these events have now past*

If you are a delegate to the TUC, please do come and see us at Stall 23 or come to the fringe meetings War on Want is involved in

Monday 11 September -  Living on the margins: the fight for migrant worker rights in a precarious world 17:30-19:15 - Room 1b, Brighton Centre

Tuesday 12 September - Agency Workers and Zero Hours - The Story of Hidden Exploitation - 17.45 - West Bar, Brighton Centre

UPCOMING

Labour Party Conference, 23 – 26 September, Brighton

If you are a delegate to Conference, please come to the fringe meetings War on Want is involved in

Monday 25 September - Reclaiming Internationalism: Moving UK Development Policy Beyond Empire 2.0   - 13:00 -14:30pm  Hilton Brighton – Durham Hall – Wentwood

Organised by the Progressive Development Forum

Tuesday 26 September  - Trading With Trump - Hall 7 – Wye - Brighton Centre 12.30pm

The World Transformed, 23-26 September, Brighton

If you're attending The World Transformed, please come to the meetings War on Want is involved with. Please check the printed programme for last minute changes.

Sunday 24 September - How Should Labour Deal with the Global Economy? - 13.00-14.45pm - Fabrica

Sunday 24 September - The Way of the Activist - Talk Socialism book launch & workshop (supported by War on Want) 17.30 - 19.15pm Synergy Arts Cafe

Monday 25 September - Pint & Politics - 9.30-11am - 68 Middle Street

Monday 25 September -  Precarious Workers of the World Unite workshop11.30 – 12.30 - Synergy Centre

Tuesday 26  September - Operation Hedgehog  - how to talk about economics without boring people stiff! - 09.30 - 11.00 - Fabrica

Tuesday 26 September Arming repression—UK’s role in arming repressive regimes around the world, and what we can do to stop it - 11.00 - 12:45 - The Synergy Centre

Tuesday 26 September - Tearing down Walls & Fences: Moving to a Just Migration Policy  13.00-14.45pm - Fabrica

more sessions tbc

 

Green Party Conference 7 – 10 October, Harrogate

Saturday 7 October - Low Pay No Way: the fight for workers’ rights in a precarious world - 16.45-18.00 - room tbc

 

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