Shaun McCarthy – London 2012 – Sustainable Legacy

Event Date: 5 November 2013 Windsor Auditorium Windsor Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   The Royal Holloway 2013 Sustainability Lecture: Shaun McCarthy OBE (Chair of the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 (2006-2013)) – London 2012 – Sustainable Legacy Shaun McCarthy will describe the background to the Commission and some of the challenges he faced …

Jules Boykoff – Celebration Capitalism: The London Olympics and Its Discontents

Event Date: 17 July 2012 Room 532 Birkbeck Main Buliding Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents Celebration Capitalism: The London Olympics and Its Discontents This talk examines ‘celebration capitalism’, the affable cousin of Naomi Klein’s ‘disaster capitalism’. First, Boykoff will explain precisely what he means by ‘celebration capitalism’ before …

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Securitisation as a Political Strategy: Creating Insecurity, suppressing Dissent

Event Date: 11 July 2012 Garden Court Chambers 57 – 60 Lincoln Inn’s Fields London WC2A 3 The Campaign against Criminalising Communities (CAMPACC) in association with the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers, European Association of Lawyers for Democracy & World Human Rights (EDLH), the Newham Monitoring Project (NMP), the Network for Police Monitoring (Netpol), G4S Campaign and CagePrisoners  present: Securitisation …