UCL Social Forum and Hands Off Venezuela present a discussion/workshop on "Revolutionary Education", with speakers from Venezuela and the UK. 7pm in the Jeremy Bentham room, University College London, Gower St, WC1 (main building, next to library; nearest tube Goodge St). Amongst those taking part will be Oscar Negrin, headmaster of the Juan Bautista Alberdi (occupied) school in the Pastora barrio of Caracas. Alex Higgins will be talking about alternative education in the UK, as will members of Libertarian Education (to be confirmed). There will be a workshop afterwards where we shall be able to develop some of the themes raised.
Wednesday 8th December
Questions and answers with Oscar Negrin (headmaster of the Juan Bautista Alberdi occupied school in Caracas) at the National Union of Journalists headquarters, 308 Grays Inn Rd, WC1 (opposite the Lucas Arms pub, nearest tube Kings Cross) from 7pm. Immediately afterwards we shall go to the School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) Khalili Theatre, Russell Square, Thornhaugh St, WC1 (just five minutes walk from the NUJ) where the Global Women's Strike are holding a meeting with Marisol León of the Tarmas’ crafts people’s association, the foundation for free and alternative media and a member of the Electoral Battle Units. Supported by SOAS Latin American Society.