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ACT UP: Thirty Years Fighting AIDS

Thursday 1 June 2017, 2.00PM to 2nd June

Speaker(s): Dr Monica Pearl

2017 is the 30th anniversary of the founding of ACT UP, the international advocacy group fighting to end the AIDS crisis. During the AIDS crisis ACT UP played a fundamental part in the fight against AIDS, promoting a social awareness of the disease. Today, the organization continues to fight, leading educational campaigns all over the world. 

The conference will be preceded on 1 June by a screening of “United in Anger: A History of ACT UP” (2012) followed by a conversation with director Jim Hubbard and Dr. Monica Pearl. During the event a selection of interviews from The ACT UP Oral History Project will be displayed.

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Location: Berrick Saul Building, University of York