Join Benjamin Barson at Housmans in London!

5 Caledonian Rd, London, N1 9DX, UK

Join Benjamin Barson at Housmans in London on Oct 19th, 2024.

Ben will be talking about his new book, Brassroots Democracy: Maroon Ecologies and the Jazz Commons.

Benjamin Barson is a historian, baritone saxophonist, and political activist. He is an assistant professor of music at Bucknell University. His work has been published in Black Power Afterlives: The Enduring Significance of the Black Panther Party (2020), Routledge Handbook on Jazz and Gender (2021) and Routledge Guide to Ecosocialism (2021).

More information will be added here as it becomes available. You can also visit Housmans event page for more info.

Find out more information about Ben’s book here.

Multio-colored stripe-block image collage of hands playing a drum, a worker in a field, and other sketched elements with the words "Brassroots Democracy" in large while text across the top 1/3 of the image. Below that is smaller dark block text "Maroon Ecologies and the Jazz Commons". Below that in an indigo text is "'From now on, Brassroots Democracy should be our starting point.' - Robin D.G. Kelley" across the bottom. Benjamin Barson is in dark text at the top left of the image. All against a white background.