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28th February 2022 / Video

Manufacturing Dissent: Moments of Solidarity (5th Annual Stuart Hall Public Conversation, 3rd February 2022)

5th Annual Stuart Hall Public Conversation – ‘Manufacturing Dissent: Moments of Solidarity’ took place on 3rd February 2022, with speakers…

10th February 2022 / Video

Movement and Stillness: Art in a Time of Crisis and Upheaval (4th Annual Stuart Hall Public Conversation, 3rd February 2021)

4th Annual Stuart Hall Public Conversation: Movement and Stillness: Art in a Time of Crisis and Upheaval with Linton Kwesi Johnson, Roger…

"the different ways in which Hall articulated his evolving sense of Marxism"
31st January 2022 / Article

Stuart Hall, a Peerless Mediator

By: Gregor McLennan, Bruce Robbins, Angela McRobbie, Brett St Louis, Catherine Hall

"the different ways in which Hall articulated his evolving sense of Marxism"
31st January 2022 / Article

Stuart Hall, a Peerless Mediator

By: Gregor McLennan, Bruce Robbins, Angela McRobbie, Brett St Louis, Catherine Hall

the different ways in which Hall articulated his evolving sense of Marxism

26th May 2021 / Video

An Audience With Angela Davis (keynote speech, 17th Sep 2020)

On Thursday 17th September 2020, the Stuart Hall Foundation welcomed world-famous author and activist Angela Davis for ‘An Audience with Angela…

7th January 2021 / Video

Stuart Hall: Through the Prism of an Intellectual Life | Thinking About Thinking

By: Media Education Foundation

Originally Published by the Media Education Foundation The Media Education Foundation presents a newly discovered recording of a seminal…

26th July 2021 / Video

Stuart Hall: Selected Writings on Marxism, an online roundtable

To mark the publication of Stuart Hall, Selected Writings on Marxism, edited by Gregor McLennan, the Stuart Hall Foundation partnered with…

13th May 2021 / Video

Theory From the Margins Presents: Paul Gilroy and Ruth Wilson Gilmore / Stuart Hall: Selected Writings on Race and Difference

By: Theory From the Margins

This Theory from the Margins event discusses Stuart Hall: Selected Writings on Race and Difference, edited by Paul Gilroy and Ruth Wilson…

3rd February 2021 / Video

Linton Kwesi Johnson on the role of the poet (4th Stuart Hall Public Conversation, February 2021)

“Poetry for me was a cultural weapon in the black liberation struggle” – Linton Kwesi Johnson

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14th March 2022 / Video

The Politics of Care with Dharmi Kapadia and Dzifa Afonu

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…

28th February 2022 / Video

Manufacturing Dissent: Moments of Solidarity (5th Annual Stuart Hall Public Conversation, 3rd February 2022)

5th Annual Stuart Hall Public Conversation – ‘Manufacturing Dissent: Moments of Solidarity’ took place on 3rd February 2022, with speakers…

10th February 2022 / Video

Movement and Stillness: Art in a Time of Crisis and Upheaval (4th Annual Stuart Hall Public Conversation, 3rd February 2021)

4th Annual Stuart Hall Public Conversation: Movement and Stillness: Art in a Time of Crisis and Upheaval with Linton Kwesi Johnson, Roger…

18th January 2022 / Video

Frontlines: Land and the Climate Crisis with Abeer Butmeh, Dr Hamza Hamouchene and Sam Siva

Land both contributes and is affected by climate change. It is the frontlines of the climate crisis where livelihoods, resources and inherited…

8th December 2021 / Video

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 support of…

24th November 2021 / Video

Where is My History?

By: Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

24th November 2021 / Video

Where is My History?

By: Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

Read during our #ReconstructionWork conversation entitled, ‘Can the Museum be Decolonised?’ Watch the full conversation here. What can the…

3rd November 2021 / Video

Climate Justice From Below: Race, Class and Climate Crisis with Jhannel Tomlinson and Leon Sealey-Huggins

By: Jhannel Tomlinson & Leon Sealey-Huggins

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

26th July 2021 / Video

Stuart Hall: Selected Writings on Marxism, an online roundtable

To mark the publication of Stuart Hall, Selected Writings on Marxism, edited by Gregor McLennan, the Stuart Hall Foundation partnered with…

26th July 2021 / Video

Can the Museum Be Decolonised? Mohammed Ali, Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan and Ahdaf Soueif

On Wednesday 7th July, the Stuart Hall Foundation an online roundtable as part of their #ReconstructionWork series to think through the…

26th May 2021 / Video

An Audience With Angela Davis (keynote speech, 17th Sep 2020)

On Thursday 17th September 2020, the Stuart Hall Foundation welcomed world-famous author and activist Angela Davis for ‘An Audience with Angela…

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"the different ways in which Hall articulated his evolving sense of Marxism"
31st January 2022 / Article

Stuart Hall, a Peerless Mediator

By: Gregor McLennan, Bruce Robbins, Angela McRobbie, Brett St Louis, Catherine Hall

"the different ways in which Hall articulated his evolving sense of Marxism"
31st January 2022 / Article

Stuart Hall, a Peerless Mediator

By: Gregor McLennan, Bruce Robbins, Angela McRobbie, Brett St Louis, Catherine Hall

the different ways in which Hall articulated his evolving sense of Marxism

18th January 2022 / Video

Frontlines: Land and the Climate Crisis with Abeer Butmeh, Dr Hamza Hamouchene and Sam Siva

Land both contributes and is affected by climate change. It is the frontlines of the climate crisis where livelihoods, resources and inherited…

"we must empower communities on the frontlines of climate breakdown"
10th January 2022 / Article

The End of the World is Never the End of Everything

By: Arwa Aburawa

"we must empower communities on the frontlines of climate breakdown"
10th January 2022 / Article

The End of the World is Never the End of Everything

By: Arwa Aburawa

we must empower communities on the frontlines of climate breakdown

"We find ourselves at the back of a decade of broken promises"
14th December 2021 / Article

Decolonial Methodologies

By: Ashish Ghadiali

"We find ourselves at the back of a decade of broken promises"
14th December 2021 / Article

Decolonial Methodologies

By: Ashish Ghadiali

We find ourselves at the back of a decade of broken promises

"Environmental politics must involve praxis."
1st December 2021 / Article

Praxis: A Graphic Novel

By: Aneesa Khan

"Environmental politics must involve praxis."
1st December 2021 / Article

Praxis: A Graphic Novel

By: Aneesa Khan

Environmental politics must involve praxis.

"[…] this is not climate leadership. It’s climate catch-up."
17th November 2021 / Article

A Green New Deal for Whom?

By: Dalia Gebrial

"[…] this is not climate leadership. It’s climate catch-up."
17th November 2021 / Article

A Green New Deal for Whom?

By: Dalia Gebrial

[…] this is not climate leadership. It’s climate catch-up.

3rd November 2021 / Video

Climate Justice From Below: Race, Class and Climate Crisis with Jhannel Tomlinson and Leon Sealey-Huggins

By: Jhannel Tomlinson & Leon Sealey-Huggins

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

"…intellectuals whose indispensable work one returns to over and over again."
21st July 2021 / Article

The Impossibility of the Black Intellectual

By: Sindre Bangstad

"…intellectuals whose indispensable work one returns to over and over again."
21st July 2021 / Article

The Impossibility of the Black Intellectual

By: Sindre Bangstad

…intellectuals whose indispensable work one returns to over and over again.

"[…] resistance plants the seeds of a new society […]"
28th June 2021 / Article

Reimagining Schools

By: Remi Joseph-Salisbury

"[…] resistance plants the seeds of a new society […]"
28th June 2021 / Article

Reimagining Schools

By: Remi Joseph-Salisbury

[…] resistance plants the seeds of a new society […]

"Addressing the social crisis and misery in front of us"
"Addressing the social crisis and misery in front of us"
14th June 2021 / Article

Looking Back to Look Forward: Imagining a World Without State Violence

By: Liz Fekete

Addressing the social crisis and misery in front of us

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8th November 2019 / Images

Third Public Conversation: Resistance

By: Francis Augusto

8th November 2019 / Images

Third Public Conversation: Resistance

By: Francis Augusto

“We are living through a period of profound political instability, in which old paradigms are crumbling, and new ones struggling to be born. At…

23rd November 2017 / Images

Elaine Mitchener’s SWEET TOOTH Premier

By: Elaine Mitchener

23rd November 2017 / Images

Elaine Mitchener’s SWEET TOOTH Premier

By: Elaine Mitchener

Elaine Mitchener’s SWEET TOOTH premiered at Bluecoat, Liverpool in 2017. It’s a powerful music theatre performance interrogating historical…

13th October 2017 / Images

BLK ACT MAP: Artistic Launch

By: Nadyah Aissa

13th October 2017 / Images

BLK ACT MAP: Artistic Launch

By: Nadyah Aissa

The  BLK ACT MAP emerged from a series of intergenerational conversations organised by the Foundation. Younger groups of artists, cultural…

4th July 2000 / Images

Stuart Hall, 2000

By: Eamonn McCabe

4th July 2000 / Images

Stuart Hall, 2000

By: Eamonn McCabe

16th December 1958 / Image

Stuart Hall at CND Rally, Trafalgar Square, 1958

By: Allen Lane

16th December 1958 / Image

Stuart Hall at CND Rally, Trafalgar Square, 1958

By: Allen Lane

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1st July 2020 / Audio

Caetano Maschio Santos on Haitian immigrant artists in Brazil

By: Caetano Maschio Santos

1st July 2020 / Audio

Caetano Maschio Santos on Haitian immigrant artists in Brazil

By: Caetano Maschio Santos

SHF DPhil Scholar’s Caetano Santos talk ‘Haitian immigrant artists in Brazil: diasporic negotiations of belonging and citizenship,…

2nd February 2020 / Audio

Second Annual Public Conversation: Stuart Hall & the Future of Public Space

Listen to the audio recording of The Second Annual Stuart Hall Public Conversation, held at Conway Hall on 2nd February 2019. The event gathered…