Cowley Club

Smash The System: Book Launch + Q&A

Thursday 30th March 2023
19:30 - 22:00
Suggested donation
£4 members / £5 guests
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Speakers' travel expenses
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12LRSC Members and Guests welcome

A night exploring the relationship between punk, anarchism and activism with Liv Wynter, Jim Donaghey, and Jay Kerr

Smash The System: Book Launch + Q&A

Punk and anarchism have been intertwined since punk first blasted into the public consciousness some 45 years ago, and, while the relationship is complicated (and not ubiquitous), anarchism has been identified as punk’s ‘primary political companion’ (Worley 2017).

But, close investigation of the connections between anarchism and punk has been scant – it’s either taken-for-granted, lurks in the background of other topics of analysis, or is ignored completely. We’re going to change that, with the publication of four books about various aspects of the punk/anarchism relationship