A brief history of 21st century protest

Monday 13th November 2017

Delayed Gratification, the slow journalism magazine, launched in January 2011 with the aim of giving a more considered perspective on big events than that offered by the 24/7 news media. In that period the publication has reported on uprisings and protests across the world, from Tahrir Square to Black Lives Matter, mixing on-the-ground insight with expert analysis. In this one hour introduction to the subject, Rob will pull out some of the biggest stories and themes covered by the magazine to give an overview of what protest looks like in the 21st century – and where it may be headed in coming years.

Rob Orchard is the co-founder and editorial director of the Slow Journalism Company, the publisher of Delayed Gratification magazine, which revisits the events of the preceding quarter after the dust has settled and makes a virtue of being “Last to Breaking News”. The publication is a labour of love that’s designed to offer an antidote to PR-driven stories, knee-jerk reactions and churnalism.

See below for the full programme here

November 7th : Tools for Change : Activation Session

November 13th : A Brief History of Protest : Talk

November 15th : Inspired by Ideas : Film night

November 16th : How to Resist : Turn protest to power : Matthew Bolton

November 18th & 19th : Tools for Change : Exhibition

Novmeber 18th : Banner Making Workshop : Ed Hall & Sabina Weiss

Monday 13th November 2017

Makerversity, London