Past Events

22 RECORDING A CRISIS

Those most affected by COVID-19 are often unable to speak. Who else is not being heard or listened to? Historians ...
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21 PRISONS IN LOCKDOWN

How the pandemic has exacerbated existing appalling conditions in prisons and migrant detention centres, and how abolitionist and anti-prison expansion ...
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20 FIGHTING WITH DATA

How activists can use, resist or generate the data that is being deployed in this crisis ONLINE MEETINGTuesday 5 May ...
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19 THE WORK CRISIS

How can workers organise, resist & protect themselves during this pandemic ONLINE MEETINGTuesday 28 April 6:30pm - 8:30pm CATCH UP ...
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18 Locked Down

Organising community support and mutual aid during pandemics Online MeetingPart 1 Thursday 2 April: 6:30pm-7:15pmPart 2 Tuesday 7 April: 6:30pm ...
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17 Culture Strikes

Tuesday 18 JUNE 6PM-8PM BIRKBECK COLLEGE, ROOM 106,43 Gordon Square, London WC1B 5DT. ACTIVISTS The World Transformed - Ben Beach ...
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16 Police violence

Tuesday 21 MAY 6PM-8PM Birkbeck College, Room 103, 30 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DT. ACTIVISTS Kevin Blowe - co-ordinator of ...
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15: ANTI FASCISM

TUESDAY 16 APRIL 6PM-8PM Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD ACTIVISTS Adam Lawrence, Plan ...
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14: Prison Abolition

Tuesday 22 January 6PM-8PM Birkbeck College, Room:GOR 327, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD. ACTIVISTS Incarcerated Workers Organising Committee (IWOC) ...
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13 Decriminalising Sex Work

Tuesday 27 November 6PM-8PM Archaeology Lab, Birkbeck College, 26 Russell Square, London WC1E 7HX ACTIVISTS SWARM (Sex Worker Advocacy and ...
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12 Trans*

TUESDAY 15 MAY 6PM-8PM Graduate Centre, Room 603 Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS ACTIVISTS ...
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11 Environment

Tuesday 17 April 2018 18:00 to 20:00 MAL G16, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London History Acts workshops are led by activists, who give a ...
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10 International Solidarity

Tuesday 20 March 2018 18:00 to 20:00 Dreyfus Room, Birkbeck, 26 Russell Square, London History Acts workshops are led by activists, who give ...
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Emergency: On strike. How to win?

Can history help us win this dispute?  Can we link our struggle over pensions to the struggles against casualisation of teaching ...
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09 Disability

An opportunity for historians with an interest in disability to engage with activists. Tuesday 20 February 18:00 to 20:00, CHANGE ...
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08 Labour & Momentum: The left in government?

An opportunity for historians with an interest in left wing governments to engage with Momentum and Labour activists. Tuesday 16 January ...
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Announcement

History Acts will be back with a new programme of workshops this January in association with Raphael Samuel History Centre ...
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07 Black Lives Matter

An opportunity for historians to engage with activists. Thursday 6 July 2017 11am to 12.30pm Modern British Studies Conference 2017 ...
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06 Reclaiming The Media

An opportunity for historians with an interest in the state of progressive media to  engage with activists. Tuesday 16  May 2017 6pm ...
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05 Homes for all

An opportunity for historians with an interest in the housing crisis to  engage with activists. Tuesday 21 March 2017 6pm ...
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04 Here to stay, here to fight

An opportunity for historians with an interest in questions relating to migration to engage with activists. Tuesday 21 February 2017, 6pm ...
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03 Forming New Unions

An opportunity for historians with an interest in questions relating to organised labour to engage with union activists. The session will have ...
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02 Gender Violence

An opportunity for historians with an interest in questions relating to gender to engage with gender activists. The session will ...
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01 Labour’s Crisis

An opportunity for historians with an interest in the British left to engage with Momentum and Jeremy for Labour activists ...
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History Acts launched

History Acts was launched today at the 'What is Radical History?' Conference. We decided to present a short proposal to ...
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First meeting

Thursday 21 May, 2015, 6.30pm - 7.30pm in the Dreyfus Room, 26-28 Russell Square,  he first meeting of History Acts is ...
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Launch

History Acts is launching at What is Radical History? on Tuesday 24 March. For the conference we have produced a short ...
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