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  • XY Chelsea Manning

    XY Chelsea: Film Screening and Q&A

    Chelsea Manning instigated the largest leak of secrets in US history

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    Jeanette Winterson

    A special event with the bestselling author who presents her new novel Frankissstein

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  • Bhaskar Sunkara

    Bhaskar Sunkara

    Is there a case for radical politics in an era of extreme inequality?

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  • Angela Saini Portrait

    Angela Saini: Superior

    The award-winning science writer explores the concepts of race and human variation

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Next Events/

Deborah Lipstadt
Sun 26 May 2019
11:00 - 14:30
Price: £8/ £5
Deborah Lipstadt and Denial Screening

What Can Be Done to Combat Antisemitism?

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XY Chelsea Manning
Sun 26 May 2019
15:40 - 17:40
Price: £8/ £5
XY Chelsea

Film screening with Q&A

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