Chile: the Other September 11
A day of videos, discussion & music to mark 30 years of the military coup in Chile.
Saturday 13th September
11.30am – 6pm – Day Conference with videos & panel discussion
Room B01, Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck College, University of London, Torrington Square, London, WC1E 7HX
Dr Francisco Dominguez (senior lecturer in Latin American Studies, Middlesex University) – The context and reasons for the coup in Chile
Professor David Sugarman (Law School, Lancaster University) – The Pinochet case: a legal analysis
Jimmy Bell (International Project on Human Rights, London) – A personal account of the ‘piquete de Londres’ – a group which formed a daily piquet outside parliament demanding Pinochet’s extradition to Spain.
Hilary Wainwright (Editor of Red Pepper & author of ‘Reclaim The State) – What Chile meant to the left in Britain and the lessons that can be learnt from the Chilean experience
Hugh O'Shaughnessy (Author of Pinochet: The Politics of Torture)
& more to be confirmed
6.30pm – 12pm – Evening social with poetry, live music, Salsa DJs & visuals!
Bar Kick, 127 Shoreditch High St, London E1 6JE
Tickets for each event: £6/£4 (unwaged) or £10/£6 (unwaged) for both
All proceeds to go to CODEPU – human rights organisation in Chile
Latin America Bureau (Tues-Thurs, 10.00am-6pm), 1 Amwell St, London EC1R 1UL (T) 020 7278 2829
SOAS Student Union (Mon-Friday, 10am-5pm), Thornhaugh St, Russell Square, London WC1H OXG (T) 07733 235 760
El Vergel Sandwich Bar (Mon-Frid, 8.30am-3pm), 8 Lant St, London SE1 1QR (T) 020 7357 0057
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