Radical Acts: A Conversation about late 20th Century AIDS Activism

Radical Acts: A Conversation about late 20th Century AIDS Activism

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As part of Queer History Club we are thrilled to welcome George Severs and Mick Ward to talk about AIDS Activism in Late 20th-Century England.

George Severs is a Postdoctoral Researcher on project 'Race and Sexual and Reproductive Health Charities in postwar Britain'. His recently published book, Radical Acts, reconstructs and discusses the overlooked world of radical AIDS activism in England.

Mick Ward is co-founder of the AIDS activist group ACT UP Leeds. They organised actions, demonstrations and protests through the late 1980s and early 90s.

George and Mick will be in conversation plus George will also sign copies of his book, Radical Acts which will be available to purchase at the event.

Date: Thursday 27th June 2024
Time: 7-9pm
Venue: The Bookish Type, 77a Great George Street, LS1 3BR

Tickets are on a sliding scale (£5 / £3)
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Access Info

The shop has an 8cm step but we have a ramp we can put in place if required.
There is a downstairs bathroom with toilet and hand basin.
There is a range of seating including chairs that are armless with padded seats and backs, armless sofa, bench with cushions.
Face masks are encouraged but not required; an H13 HEPA  air purifier will be in use. 
On street parking available (charges may apply).
Please email in advance if you have any specific access needs: thebookishtypeleeds@gmail.com