Events: New Statesman's Guide to Events in Politics, Current Affairs and Culture
TUESDAY JULY 4
IS FAIRTRADE REALLY FAIR?
Philip Sigley, chief executive, Federation of Cocoa Commerce Ltd; Ian Bretman, deputy director, Fairtrade Foundation.
Free. 1 pm, St Mary-le-Bow Church, Cheapside, London EC2. 07970 695 781. www.justshare.org.uk
LABOUR CAMPAIGN FOR ELECTORAL REFORM
Progressive Consensus on Labour's Future Democratic Reforms. Panel: Anne Campbell, John Denham, David Chaytor, Joyce Quin, House of Lords, Meg Russell, Constitution Unit UCL (all welcome).
6.30pm-7.30pm, AGM until 8.30pm. Committee Room 8, House of Commons (booked by: Richard Burden).
Contact: Mary Southcott at Icerinfo@yahoo.co.uk (tel: 0117 924 5139).
You can invoice LCER at LCER, 6 Chancel Street, London SE1 0UU
WEDNESDAY JULY 5
COSMOS AND PSYCHE: INTIMATIONS OF A NEW WORLD-VIEW
Richard Tarnas, professor of philosophy and cultural history, Pacifica Graduate Institute, California.
7 pm, Imperial College (South Kensington campus), Huxley Building, London SW7. Tel: 01608 652 000. www.scimednet.org
THURSDAY JULY 6
RESURRECTING THE LIVING DEAD
A look at why many public servants start their careers full of good intent, but then turn into disgruntled, process driven, mortgage slaves. Is there a way back from this? Join in this lively discussion and debate.
5pm. All events take place in London. To find out more, call Egle Kaminskyte on 020 8675 5777 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY JULY 8
AFRICA CONFERENCE 2006
Speakers include: Mammo Muchie (Ethiopia), University of Aalborg; Tony Colman, African Venture Capital Association; Dapo Oyewole, CAPPS.
11 am, St James's Church, Piccadilly, London SW1. Tel: 020 7274 5406. www.global-development-forum.org/afcon/index.htm
WORLD DEVELOPMENT MOVEMENT: WHOSE RULES RULE? CHALLENGING THE CORPORATE WATER TAKEOVER
Friends Meeting House, Euston Road, London NW1.
Keynote speakers: Bianca Jagger, Oscar Olivera and Benedict Southworth. Plus the big debate: Privatisation or public control?
To register for your free place visit www.wdm.org.uk/wrr or call 0800 328 2153
TUESDAY JULY 11
THE CAINE PRIZE READINGS
Six writers shortlisted for this year's Caine Prize for African Writing. Hosted by the presenter Jon Snow.
8.15pm, Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London SE1.
Tel: 020 7921 637.
WEDNESDAY JULY 12
A NEW ROLE FOR THE MILITARY? WAGING LAW, NOT WAR
Mary Kaldor, director of the Centre for Study of Global Governance, speaks on the Barcelona Report's ideas for transforming nature of military operations. Public meeting.
6pm-8pm, Room T, Portcullis House, London SW1A 2LW.
Movement for the Abolition of War.
Tel: 01767 651 136.
SOMALIA--WHO'S IN CHARGE NOW?
Kim Sengupta, Jonathan Ledgard and Juliana Ruhfus look at what the recent successes of the Islamic forces have changed, what is likely to happen next, and what role the CIA has in all of it.
7.30pm, [pounds sterling]5. Book on 020 7479 8950 quoting reference FL2.
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FRIDAY JULY 14
THE ONLY SHOW IN TOWN: ALTERNATIVE FUTURES FOR HEALTH AND WELFARE
A day seminar to debate the present state of health and welfare, and alternatives for the future. …