A memorial event for Professor Stuart Hall took place on Saturday, November 29th, 2014 at the Friends Meeting House in London.
Stuart’s family, friends and co-workers led the tributes. They included the philosopher Charles Taylor, one of the original editors with Stuart of the Universities and Left Review, David Scott the Jamaican anthropologist and editor of the Caribbean journal Small Axe, the visual artist Isaac Julien and the filmmaker John Akomfrah. Together with the former Marxism Today editor Martin Jacques, feminist writer Bea Campbell, African-American activist Angela Davis and others, they spoke about Stuart’s life, politics and thought, and the influence he has had over several generations.
Goldsmiths, University of London also hosted a week-long programme of events which celebrated Stuart’s life and work and concluded on Friday 28th November 2014 with the renaming of the New Academic Building, which became the Professor Stuart Hall Building in his honour.