Links

In 2018, a number of other events are taking place in London, which reflect on 1968 and its legacies. These include:

A conference on Mai ’68 in France, collaboratively organized by King’s College London and University of Paris Diderot, May 2-5, 2018:
https://estore.kcl.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/academic-faculties/faculty-of-arts-humanities/department-of-comparative-literature/mai-68-at-50-appropriations-translations-legacies

The graduate student conference, Women after May 68, which will be held at King’s College London on May 16, 2018:
https://womenaftermay68.wixsite.com/kclconference

The Radical Film Network film festival in May 2018 on the subject of 1968. Their call for contributions and participants is here:
https://radicalfilmnetwork.com/projects/1968-season/

“Subversive Intent & Beyond: Surrealism, Politics, Sexuality”, a conference relating to 1968, hosted by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Cambridge, 1-2 June 2018:
http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/27448

The Barbican is hosting a series of films on June 2-3, 2018 dedicated to Second Wave Feminist Filmmakers, co-sponsored by the Women’s Film Preservation Fund:
https://www.barbican.org.uk/whats-on/2018/series/artists-activists-second-wave-feminist-filmmakers

 

Other links:

BFI Online has recently posted online video of the ground-breaking discussion program After Dark, which aired on the Channel 4 television station in the late 1980s and early ’90s. One episode, in May 1988, focused on the twentieth anniversary of the civil rights protests of 1968 in Northern Ireland:

Derry ’68: Look Back in Anger (Open Media/Channel 4, 1988)

https://www.bfi.org.uk/inview/title/6819

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