31 Oct 2009

Rising from the East: A day to explore communities, culture and politics in London’s East End

Just had this from David Rosenberg, looks great.....apologies for lack of graphics, not sure how to get them from the pdf to the blog post...right got to sit down and write my book today (well the last chapter)

A day to explore communities,
culture and politics in
London’s East End
11.00 Registration
Session 1: Rebels with a cause
11.30-12.10: East End Jewish anarchists before WW1 –
lessons for the 21st century (Ben Gidley)
12.15-12.55: Minnie Lansbury – feminist, socialist and rebel
Poplar Councillor (Janine Booth)
Lunch / Book signing by Bill Fishman, author of many books
on East End history and a Cable Street veteran
Session 2: The struggle for better lives
1.35-2.15: Self-help, solidarity and socialism: the Workers’
Circle (David Mazower)
2.20-3.00 Doctors and Politics in East London (John Eversley)
Break for refreshments
Session 3: Bengalis and the East End – a continuing story
3.15-3.55 The East India Company and the silencing of East
End histories (Georgie Wemyss)
4.00-4.40 Bengali politics in London's East End
(Ansar Ahmed Ullah)
Sunday 15th November
Toynbee Hall, 28 Commercial Street,
London E1 6LS
Entrance £5 (£3 concs). Places limited to 90.
Book in advance by sending a cheque/PO to “JSG” at:
JSG, BM 3725, London WC1N 3XX
Organised by the Jewish Socialists’ Group

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