Events

Beam Talks: An Evening with Sierra Leonean Women

In 1991 a brutal civil war broke out in Sierra Leone, a country on the west coast of Africa. Since the war the narratives around the country has always been negative and often linked to the civil war, blood diamonds, child soldiers, amputations, sex slaves and the recent Ebola epidemic. The war left an indelible […]

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Karibee Books: An Afternoon with Siana Bangura

This weekend Siana took part in the Litro Weekender! She hosted a poetry hour in which she was in conversation with guests about the themes in her debut collection of poetry, ‘Elephant’ and also ran a marvellous Litro Women’s Hour with Irenosen Okojie and Frances Mensah Williams. Many thanks to Karibee Books for coming along […]

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‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Screening And Q&A

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, “Remember This House.” The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close […]

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Ted x University of St. Andrews

On Sunday 23rd April 2017 Siana Bangura will be taking to the stage to deliver her first official Ted X Talk at none other than the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. The theme of the conference is ‘New Beginnings’, and the event promises to be inspirational. Check out the full list of esteemed speakers […]

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Siana Bangura: Pop Up Poets at WoW Festival 2017

Hear the words of Siana Bangura, a writer, blogger, poet and performer hailing from South East London. Siana is the editor of Black British Intersectional Feminist platform, No Fly on the WALL, and the founder of independent publishing house, Haus of Liberated Reading. read less She is also the author of Elephant, a debut collection […]

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