Speakers announced for the event. Speakers announced for the event. Source: Counterfire

Counterfire is proud to be hosting the third in-person Revolution! event at SOAS University in London this Sunday, bookings are at record levels

This Sunday’s Revolution! event, titled ‘Palestine and the Crisis of Democracy’, is an opportunity to discuss in depth all aspects of the deepening crisis in the Middle East. The stellar line-up of speakers includes Ghassan Abu Sittah, Jeremy Corbyn, Lindsey German, Tariq Ali, Ghada Karmi, Yanis Varoufakis (Zoom), Katherine Connelly, John Rees, Michael Lavalette, Shabbir Lakha and more.

With the ongoing genocide in Gaza and further risk of wider war in the Middle East, this is a timely event to analyse the situation and chart a strategy for the movement. The timetable of sessions covering the key questions of the moment is now out.


  • 12 – 1pm
    – Middle East on the Brink: Israel, Iran and the Threat of Wider War
  • 1:30 – 2:45pm
    – The Tories’ Turmoil, Labour and the General Election
    – Sylvia Pankhurst, Women and War
  • 3 – 4:15pm
    – Beyond a Ceasefire: How Can Palestine Be Free?
    – How Revolutions Happen: Trotsky on Party and Class
  • 4:30 – 5:30pm
    – ‘Let the Bodies Pile High’: Confronting Crisis at Home and Abroad

Tickets are selling fast, secure your place by booking now and please spread the word to your colleagues, family and friends.

A free childminding facility is available. To book please email [email protected] before 3pm on Friday 19 April.

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