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The Anarchist Imagination: Anarchism Encounters the Humanities and the Social Sciences

This event is free but please reserve a ticket here   AUTONOMY NOW PRESENTS   Our panel discuss the continuous role of the anarchist imagination as muse, provocateur, goading adversary, and catalyst in the stimulation of research and creative activity in the humanities and social sciences, including anthropology, art, feminism, geography, international relations, political science, […]

The War on Drugs and the Global Colour Line

Tickets available here   Join Kojo Haram and Ash Sarkar for a very special “celebratory bookshop takeover” by Pluto Press to mark its 50th anniversary. Join Kojo and Ash to discuss this collection which reveals the racist impact of the War on Drugs across multiple continents and in numerous situations. An essential collection for all […]

To Exist is to Resist: Black Feminism in Europe

Join us for a discussion on how Black feminism and Afrofeminism are being practiced in Europe today. Speakers Akwugo Emejulu and Dr Francesca Sobande will explore the differing social positions of black feminism in various countries and the ways in which Black feminists organize and mobilize to imagine a Black feminist Europe. This event is […]

Settling the World: M. John Harrison in conversation with Gary Budden (online event)

Housmans is pleased to welcome sci-fi supremo M. John Harrison to our first digital event in collaboration with indie publishers Comma Press and Influx Press. Considered one of the most important stylists of modern fantasy and science fiction working today, and a pioneer of the New Wave, award-winning author M. John Harrison can count amongst his fans the likes […]

£3.00 – £9.99

**RESCHEDULED** In Their Shoes: Navigating Non-Binary Life with Jamie Windust in conversation with Gina Martin [online event]

'There is no one way to be non-binary, and that's truthfully one of the best things about it. It's an identity that is yours to shape.' **Please note the new date of this event is Friday 29th of January at 7pm** Housmans and JKP are delighted to present Jamie Windust, award-winning non-binary writer, public speaker […]

£1.00 – £12.99

Ill Feelings: Stories of Unexplained Illness, with Alice Hattrick in conversation with Abi Palmer [online event]

A moving and defiant exploration of life with a medically unexplained illness. In 1995 Alice’s mother collapsed with pneumonia. She never fully recovered and was eventually diagnosed with ME, or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Then Alice got ill. Their symptoms mirrored their mother’s and appeared to have no physical cause; they received the same diagnosis a few years later.  Ill Feelings blends memoir, medical […]

How to Stop Fascism: Paul Mason in conversation with Ewa Majewska [online event]

History shows us the conditions that breed fascism, and how it can be successfully overcome. But it is up to us in the present to challenge it. What are we going to do about it? We are pleased to welcome Paul Mason to virtual Housmans to discuss his latest publication, How to Stop Fascism. Paul […]

No Matter How Many Skies Have Fallen: Back to the Land in Wartime Britain, with Ken Worpole [online event]

Social historian Ken Worpole uncovers the lost story of Frating Hall Farm, documenting the passionate religious and political ideals of this back-to-the-land community in wartime and postwar Britain. On 'Lady Day', March 1943 a group of Christian pacifists took possession of a vacant farm in Frating, a hamlet on the Essex Tendring Peninsula. There they […]

Daring to Hope: My Life in the 1970s, with Sheila Rowbotham [online event]

In this powerful memoir Sheila Rowbotham looks back at her life as a participant in the women’s liberation movement, left politics and the creative radical culture of a decade in which freedom and equality seemed possible. She reveals the tremendous efforts that were made to transform attitudes and feelings, as well as daily life. After […]

Doreen Massey: Selected Political Writings

In collaboration with Lawrence Wishart Books Doreen Massey was one of the most influential human geographers of the post-war period. A key feminist and socialist thinker, she brought geographical inequality to the fore of left politics. Through her activism, she combined a focus on class with a prescient awareness of its intersections with gender, race […]