Pavement Dwellers in Joburg to promote their new book

3 08 2011

Symphony Way Anti-Eviction Campaign
3 August 2011

‘A beauty, extraordinary in every way.’
Naomi Klein, author of ‘The Shock Doctrine’ and ‘No Logo’

The Symphony Way Pavement Dwellers who now stay in Blikkiesdorp have just arrived in Johannesburg to promote our new unique anthology, No Land! No House! No Vote! Voices from Symphony Way.

We invite all our supporters, detractors and anyone interested in learning more about our struggle to hear Sarita, Lilly, Jane, Tilla and Mina speak about their daily struggles dignity in the new South Africa.

They will be featured in a panel discussion today at the NGO/Social Movement Fair and will be hosting a book launch tonight at Love and Revolution in Mellville. On Thursday evening, five of the authors will be speaking about their critique of urban planning at Wits university. On Saturday, Finally, the authors will be hosting a stall at the Jozi Book Fair for the entire event, from the 6th until the 8th of August. On the 6th of August, they will be hosting another panel discussion at the Fair.

These events will be an important opportunity for our communities to speak about their struggles for land, housing and dignity.

If you are not able to attend, please consider buying our book available at most South African bookstores or online at Kalahari.

Here are the details of the events in the next few days:

Event: Panel Discussion on their new book at the NGO Fair
Host: Symphony Way Pavement Dwellers
Date: Wed, 3th August
Time: 12h00 – 13h00
Venue: Arena (at Museum Africa in Newtown)

Event: The Joburg launch of No Land! No House! No Vote!
Host: Symphony Way Pavement Dwellers
Date:  Wed, 3th August
Time: 18h30 – till guests drift
Venue: Love and Revolution, Shop 4B, 7th Street, Melville

Event: Special Cities Seminar on evictions and urban planning
Host: Symphony Way Pavement Dwellers
Date: Thurs, 4 August
Time: 17h30 – 19h00
Venue: First floor seminar room, John Moffat Building, Wits East Campus

Event: Panel Discussion on their new book at the Jozi Book Fair
Host: Symphony Way Pavement Dwellers
Date:  Saturday, 6th August
Time: 12h00 – 13h00
Venue: Arena (at Museum Africa in Newtown)

The authors will also be promoting their book the entire weekend at the Jozi Book Fair
Date: 6th – 8th of August
Time: 09h00 – 17h00
Venue: Museum Africa, Newtown
Contact: 011-336-9190 and jozibookfair [at] khanyacollege.org.za

For more information about the book and the tour, please contact:

Sarita Jacobs @ 0764699843
Auntie Tilla @ 0764772508
Mina Mahema @ 0782142373

PS – The authors will be continuing their tour in Grahamstown from the 10th of August until the 14th of August. Details to come soon. For more information contact the Rhodes University Students for Social Justice at benfogel [at] hotmail.com

Pavement Dwellers in Joburg to promote their new book

Symphony Way Anti-Eviction Campaign

3 August 2011

‘A beauty, extraordinary in every way.’

Naomi Klein, author of ‘The Shock Doctrine’ and ‘No Logo’.

The Symphony Way Pavement Dwellers who now stay in Blikkiesdorp have just arrived in Johannesburg to promote their new unique anthology, No Land! No House! No Vote! Voices from Symphony Way.

We invite all our supporters, detractors and anyone interested in learning more about our struggle to hear Sarita, Lilly, Jane, Tilla and Mina speak about their daily struggles dignity in the new South Africa.

They will be featured in a panel discussion today at the NGO/Social Movement Fair and will be hosting a book launch tonight at Love and Revolution in Mellville. On Thursday evening, five of the authors will be speaking about their critique of urban planning at Wits university. On Saturday, Finally, the authors will be hosting a stall at the Jozi Book Fair for the entire event, from the 6th until the 8th of August. On the 6th of August, they will be hosting another panel discussion at the Fair.

These events will be an important opportunity for our communities to speak about their struggles for land, housing and dignity.

Here are the details of the events in the next few days:

Event: Panel Discussion on their new book at the NGO Fair

Host: Symphony Way Pavement Dwellers

Date: Wed, 3th August

Time: 12h00 – 13h00

Venue: Arena (at Museum Africa in Newtown)

Event: The Joburg launch of No Land! No House! No Vote!

Host: Symphony Way Pavement Dwellers

Date:  Wed, 3th August

Time: 18h30 – till guests drift

Venue: Love and Revolution, Shop 4B, 7th Street, Melville

Event: Special Cities Seminar on evictions and urban planning

Host: Symphony Way Pavement Dwellers

Date: Thurs, 4 August

Time: 17h30 – 19h00

Venue: First floor seminar room, John Moffat Building, Wits East Campus

Event: Panel Discussion on their new book at the Jozi Book Fair

Host: Symphony Way Pavement Dwellers

Date:  Saturday, 6th August

Time: 12h00 – 13h00

Venue: Arena (at Museum Africa in Newtown)

The authors will also be promoting their book the entire weekend at the Jozi Book Fair

Date: 6th – 8th of August

Time: 09h00 – 17h00

Venue: Museum Africa, Newtown

Contact: 011-336-9190 and jozibookfair [at] khanyacollege.org.za

For more information about the tour, please contact:

Sarita Jacobs @ 0764699843

Auntie Tilla @ 0764772508

Mina Mahema @ 0782142373

PS – The authors will be continuing their tour in Grahamstown from the 10th of August until the 14th of August. Details to come soon. For more information contact the Rhodes University Students for Social Justice at benfogel [at] hotmail.com

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