Event: Selma James – Our Time is Now book launch 3 September

Dear Friends,

Selma James will be speaking about her much anticipated second anthology, Our Time Is Now: Sex, Race, Class, and Caring for People and Planet, at a virtual event on3 September.

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READ the perceptive review in the Camden New Journal,
Waging a War on Wages
At the launch of Selma James’ latest book, Angela Cobbinah finds the 91-year-old as resolute and sagacious as ever
13 August 2021

WATCH her interview in The Wire,
‘Women Should Organise Themselves for Their Rights Because There Is No Saviour’
Selma James speaks to Sidharth Bhatia about her new book ‘Our Times Is Now’, about the global network she is part of and of her late husband, the Marxist scholar C.L.R. James.
31 July 2021

The Wire reported on the Wages for Housework movement in India earlier this year:
It’s Time We Start Valuing Women’s Household Work by Paying Homemakers
17 March 2021

Our Time Is Now is available from crossroadsbooksonline.

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When: 03 September 2021 13:00-14:00 (UTC+00:00) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London.
Where: Microsoft Teams Meeting

Dear all,

You are invited to join us at the virtual Book launch of Selma James’ much anticipated follow-up to her first anthology: Our Time is Now: Sex, Race, Class and Caring for People and Planet on Friday 3rd September, 1-2pm BST with comments from Shraddha Jain, Manasi Misra and Katie Cruz.

For over sixty years, Selma James has been organizing from the perspective of unwaged women who, with their biological and caring work, reproduce the whole human race—whatever else they do. This work goes on almost unnoticed everywhere, in every culture. It is not prioritized economically, politically, or socially, and women are discriminated against and impoverished for doing it. For further information on the new book and Selma James please see the attached poster.

All the best,
Annalisa Fagan-Watson
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Project Manager: Laws of Social Reproduction

Dickson Poon School of Law
King’s College London,
Somerset House East Wing,
Strand, WC2R 2LS

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