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Past Events

24th June 2024

Reading the Crisis: Aditya Chakrabortty & Jeremy Gilbert

Our new Reading the Crisis series asks: what kinds of tools and strategies are needed to address this conjuncture? This online conversation...

7th May 2024

Reading the Crisis: Ilan Pappé & Priyamvada Gopal

Our new Reading the Crisis series asks: what kinds of tools and strategies are needed to address this conjuncture? This online conversation...

26th March 2024

Shifting the Centre: Reading Group

The Stuart Hall Foundation and the International Curators Forum are collaborating to host a reading group as part of ICF's Shifting the Centre...

23rd March 2024

7th Annual Stuart Hall Public Conversation with Isaac Julien

The Stuart Hall Foundation is delighted to welcome acclaimed filmmaker and installation artist Isaac Julien for the inaugural event in our...

9th February 2024

Part of the Furniture with Dharma Taylor

Join us for an in-conversation with Dharma Taylor where she’ll be sharing her journey as the sixth Stuart Hall Library artist in residence,...

8th May 2023

Festival of Ideas: The Live Archive hosted by Erin James

Join Erin James, the Sussex University Stuart Hall Fellow 2023, and special guests for a radical reimagining of archival research through...

11th February 2023

6th Annual Stuart Hall Public Conversation with Jacqueline Rose

The Stuart Hall Foundation is thrilled to welcome renowned public intellectual Jacqueline Rose for our 6th Annual Stuart Hall Public...

31st October 2022

Racial Inequality in Times of Crises

While Covid-19 highlighted and exacerbated longstanding racial and ethnic inequalities in the UK across a range of social arenas, the ensuing...

30th September 2022

SHF's Annual Autumn Keynote with Arundhati Roy

The Stuart Hall Foundation is delighted to welcome writer Arundhati Roy to our Annual Autumn Keynote event entitled, Things that Can and Cannot...

19th July 2022

#ReconstructionWork: Building Black Cultural Institutions

What is the word ‘Black’ in ‘Black Cultural Institutions’? Why does it seem like there are so few black-led arts organisations in the UK that...

24th June 2022

Midsummer Night

A unique performance event for midsummer night expanding on Trevor Mathison’s recent commission at Highgate Cemetery. Midsummer Night is a...

11th June 2022

'The Conversation Continues: We Are Still Listening' at Highgate Festival

The Conversation Continues: We Are Still Listening is a newly commissioned audio-based artwork by artist Trevor Mathison that...

11th June 2022

New Ethnicities: Study Day

Since the early 1980s, John Akomfrah's moving image works have offered some of the most rigorous and expansive reflections on the culture of...

9th June 2022

Special Preview: 'The Conversation Continues: We Are Still Listening'

We invite you to join us for a special preview of Trevor Mathison’s newly commissioned artwork ‘The Conversation Continues: We Are Still...

31st May 2022

#ReconstructionWork: Whose Memorials?

The state backlash against the mass protests for racial justice in June 2020 is well underway. A reaction punctuated by the recent passing of...

16th May 2022

Making Space: Decolonial Interventions in Contemporary Art

Convened by Susuana Amoah, the Sussex University Stuart Hall Fellow 2022, this panel will explore some of the imaginative de-colonial...

22nd April 2022

Raymond Williams @ 100: A Centenary Conference

The Raymond Williams centenary conference takes place in Manchester on 22-23 April 2022. Hosted by the Raymond Williams Society, this...

8th March 2022

#ReconstructionWork: The Politics of Care

How can we make sense of the concept of ‘care’ in today’s political and economic landscape? After twelve years of austerity, large scale public...

3rd February 2022

5th Annual Stuart Hall Public Conversation - Manufacturing Dissent: Moments of Solidarity

“How can we organise these huge, randomly varied, and diverse things we call human subjects into positions where they can recognise one another...

18th January 2022

#ReconstructionWork: Frontlines: Land and the Climate Crisis

Our #ReconstructionWork online conversation series continues with another special event with support from Arts Council England. Land both...

23rd November 2021

#ReconstructionWork: Publishing in the Wake of Black Lives Matter With Margaret Busby and Anamik Saha 

The Black Lives Matter protests in the summer of 2020 produced an unprecedented amount of public statements from corporate media in...

29th October 2021

Sensing the Planet: A Black Atlantic Symposium

Sensing the Planet, a 3-day gathering at Dartington from 29-31 October, will see leading UK cultural institutions Serpentine, the Royal Court...

26th October 2021

#ReconstructionWork: Climate Justice From Below: Race, Class and Climate Crisis

Our #ReconstructionWork online conversation series continues with another special event with support from Arts Council England. In the...

7th July 2021

#ReconstructionWork: Can the museum be decolonised?

Our #ReconstructionWork online conversation series continues this year with another special event in partnership with the Centre on the...

30th June 2021

Stuart Hall: Selected Writings on Marxism, an online roundtable event

To mark the recent publication of Stuart Hall, Selected Writings on Marxism, edited by Gregor McLennan, we are partnering with publishers Duke...

11th May 2021

#ReconstructionWork: Racial Disparities in Mental Healthcare, with James Nazroo and Lanre Malaolu

Our #ReconstructionWork online conversation series continues this year with a special event in partnership with the Centre on the Dynamics of...

9th March 2021

Racial Inequality in a Time of Crisis

Covid-19 has highlighted and exacerbated deeply entrenched racial and ethnic inequalities in the UK across a range of social arenas. The crisis...

3rd February 2021

4th Annual Stuart Hall Public Conversation - Movement and Stillness: Art in a Time of Crisis and Upheaval

Join us in welcoming three of Britain’s leading artists and poets, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Roger Robinson and Jay Bernard as they come together...

30th October 2020

#ReconstructionWork: Intergenerational Inequality with Shiv Malik and Susanna Rustin

The term ‘reconstruction’ is often used to characterize a moment in time where a series of events force a period of political, social and...

17th September 2020

An Audience with Angela Davis

From the civil rights movement of the 1960s to the present, Angela Davis has been an important figure in the historical struggles of our times....

4th September 2020

#ReconstructionWork: Legacies of British Slave Ownership with Catherine Hall and Ruth Ramsden-Karelse

The term ‘reconstruction’ is often used to characterize a moment in time where a series of events force a period of political, social and...

31st July 2020

#ReconstructionWork: Party Politics and Grassroots Organising with David Lammy and Amina Gichinga

The term ‘reconstruction’ is often used to characterize a moment in time where a series of events force a period of political, social and...