8 Sep 2010

Three events with Hugo Blanco

'The Rise of The Green Left: Derek Wall Book Launch'

14 September · 19:30 - 22:00
Bolivar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, London, W1T 5DL

Launch of The Rise of the Green Left: Inside the Worldwide Ecosocialist Movement by Derek Wall Speakers To include Derek Wall, Jeremy Corbyn and Hugo Blanco. For more info please email events@plutobooks.com

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=147547998599898&ref=ts
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‘Latin America & the Rise of the Worldwide Ecosocialist Movement’

Saturday 11 September · 18:00 - 20:00
Cascade Suite, COPTHORNE HOTEL,
Paradise Place, [Pedestrian access from footbridge, between Paradise Forum and the Hall of Memory]
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Event: Public meeting: ‘Latin America & the Rise of the Worldwide Ecosocialist Movement’ [Green Left/ Socialist Resistance fringe meeting during the Green Party conference]

Speakers: Hugo Blanco and Derek Wall
Hugo Blanco is the historic leader of the Peruvian peasant movement, who has been actively campaigning for more than fifty years. A contemporary of Che Guevara, in the 1960s he played a central part in the ‘Land or Death’ pe...asant uprising in the southern highlands of Peru. He was captured, and sentenced to 25 years in prison. After an international campaign to free him Hugo was released from prison and expelled to Sweden in1976. After a lengthy exile living in Mexico he now resides again in Peru.

Derek Wall is a member of Green Left and an author of numerous books on ecosocialism.


http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=147547998599898&ref=ts
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'Latin America and the ecosocialist alternative'

18 September · 10:30 - 17:30
University of London Union
Malet Street, London WC1H
London, United Kingdom

A Seminar organised by Green Left and Socialist Resistance with Hugo Blanco.

Hugo Blanco is a historic leader of the Peruvian peasant movement. In the 1960s he played a central part in the ‘Land or Death’ peasant uprising in the southern highlands of Peru. He was captured, and sentenced to 25 years in prison.

Nearest tube Goodge Street
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Doors open (registration) 10.00

Seminar — 11.00 until 5.30.

Speakers to include: Hugo Blanco, Caroline Lucas MP (invited), Diana Raby, Derek Wall, Stuart Piper, Grace Livingstone, Amanda Latimer.

More details and speakers to follow soon.

Entrance: In advance £12.00 (£4.00 unwaged). At the door £15.00

(£6.00 unwaged). Send a cheque made out to Lucha Indigena to

PO Box 62732, London SW2 9GQ.

The Green Left and Socialist Resistance are organising the seminar as a part of a national tour of Britain with Hugo Blanco during September and October. Keep checking this site for updates.

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=147547998599898&ref=ts

2 comments:

Red Green Nick said...

Hugo is also coming to Bristol - Tuesday October 12th 7-9pm.
Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY.

Anonymous said...

Hugo is coming to Cardiff! -
Wednesday 13 October 7 - 9 pm
Main Building, Cardiff University, Park Place
For more info - CardiffCCC@hotmail.co.uk