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Art, Domestic Labour and Social Reproduction: A Discussion with Silvia Federici and Leopoldina Fortunati

Between the Wage and the Commons: Strategies for a Restructuring of Social Reproduction. Reflecting on the objectives of the 1970s international campaign or wages or housework, Silvia Federici examines the main changes that have occurred in the organisation of reproductive work during the last four decades and the struggles that women worldwide are making to resist…

Thomas Schmidinger – Rojava: Revolution, War and the Future of Syria’s Kurds

Join Partisan Collective X Pen Fight and Pluto Press for an evening lecture and discussion with Thomas Schmidinger, author of Rojava: Revolution, War and the Future of Syria's Kurds The Kurdish territory of Rojava in Syria has become a watchword for radical democracy, communalism and gender equality. But while Western radicals continue to project their own values onto the revolution, the…


On Burnley Road: Class, race and politics in a northern English town

Partisan Collective

Partisan is looking forward to hosting an in-person book talk by Manchester Momentum. Follow this link to be taken to the Facebook page and here to grab you spot! 'On Burnley Road: Class, race and politics in a northern English town' by Mike Makin-Waite examines the themes of 'empire, de-industrialisation, racial inequality, policing, politics and…

Manchester Green New Deal Podcast in conversation with Max Ajl (online)


Partisan is happy to announce that we'll be hosting the Manchester Green New Deal as they talk with Max Ajl about his new book, A People's Green New Deal.   Max Ajl is an associated researcher with the Tunisian Observatory for Food Sovereignty and the Environment and a postdoctoral fellow with the Rural Sociology Group…

Deep Sniff: A History of Poppers and Queer Futures

Partisan is delighted to announce that we'll be joined by Adam Zmith as he talks to us about his new book, Deep Sniff: A History of Poppers and Queer Futures. (Repeater Books, 2021) In his first book, Adam charts the history of poppers and tells the story of how they wafted from the laboratory to…

Free – £10.00

Psychoanalysis and Revolution with Ian Parker and Suryia Nayak

Partisan is pleased to be welcoming 1968 Press as they launch 'Psychoanalysis and Revolution' by Ian Parker and Suryia Nayak.   Preface by Suryia Nayak What is revolutionary about psychoanalysis, and why should those of us concerned with political praxis take it seriously? This manifesto is an argument for connecting social transformation with personal liberation,…

Book Talk: Bad Gays A Homosexual History

We're really excited to be welcoming Huw Lemmey and Ben Miller as they talk to us about their book, Bad Gays A Homosexual History on Monday 6th June from 7PM. Part revisionist history, part historical biography and based on the hugely popular podcast series, Bad Gays subverts the notion of gay icons and queer heroes and asks…

£5.00 – £20.00

Race to the Bottom – Reclaiming Antiracism (book talk)

Partisan is pleased to be hosting a talk alongside STRIKE MCR! and the Northern Police Monitoring Project as we  welcome Azfar Shafi and Ilyas Nagdee to talk about their new book Race to the Bottom - Reclaiming Antiracism. Antiracist movements are more mainstream than ever before. Liberal democracies boast of their policies designed to stamp…

Free – £5.00

Against Borders: The Case for Abolition (book talk)

Partisan is pleased to be hosting a talk alongside No Borders Manchester as we welcome Luke de Noronha and Gracie Mae Bradley to talk about their new book Against Borders - The Case for Abolition which is out now on Verso. Borders divide workers and families, fuel racial division, and reinforce global disparities. They encourage…

Free – £5.00

Vincent Bevins: If We Burn Book Talk

Partisan Collective

From 2010 to 2020, more people took part in protests than at any other point in human history. Why has success been so elusive? From the so-called Arab Spring to Gezi Park in Turkey, from Ukraine’s Euromaidan to student rebellions in Chile and Hong Kong, the second decade of the twenty-first century was propelled by…

Free – £10.00

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