SELMA JAMES, DAVID FEATHERSTONE and DAN TRILLING discuss Race, Sex, Class, and Solidarity, at the 16th Edinburgh Independent Radical Book Fair

SELMA JAMESDAVID FEATHERSTONE  and DAN TRILLING discuss Race, Sex, Class, and Solidarity, at the 16th Edinburgh Independent Radical Book Fair  

Sunday 28th October 2012 at 4.30pm 

Venue:
Out of the Blue Drill Hall
30-38 Dalmeny Street
Edinburgh
EH6 8RG
Scotland

Admission Free! Donations Welcome!

All Welcome!

SELMA JAMES  is a women's rights and anti-racist campaigner and author. From 1958 to 1962 she worked with C.L.R. James in the movement for West Indian federation and independence.  In 1972 she founded the International Wages for Housework Campaign, and in 2000 helped launch the Global Women's Strike whose strategy for change is Invest in Caring not Killing.  She coined the word "unwaged" which has since entered the English language. In the 1970s she was the first spokeswoman of the English Collective of Prostitutes. She is a founding member of the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network. She co-authored the classic The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community which launched the "domestic labour debate." 

DAVID FEATHERSTONE is a senior lecturer in human geography at the University of Glasgow. He has key research interests in space, politics and resistance in both the past and present. He is the author of Resistance, Space and Political Identities: The Making of Counter-Global Networks and co-editor of Spatial Politics: Essays for Doreen Massey.

DAN TRILLING  is an Assistant Editor at the New Statesman, where he has reported on Britain's far right since 2009. His work has also appeared in the Guardian, Sight and Sound and Frieze. He lives in London.