Monthly Archives: June 2012

Report on Historical Materialism conference in Toronto on May 11-13 2012

John Riddell has published a detailed participant report on the Historical Materialism conference held in Toronto on May 11-13 2012 on his blog.

CFP: Study Group on the Russian Revolution, 4-6 January 2013

CFP: Study Group on the Russian Revolution, 4-6 January 2013, University of East Anglia, UK The XXXIX Conference of the Study Group of the Russian Revolution will take place from 4-6 January 2013 at the University of East Anglia,Norwich, UK. All those who wish to attend and/or to present papers should contact Dr Matthias Neumann […]

Rosa Luxemburg’s Complete Works – translators sought

The project to issue The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, being issued in 14 volumes by Verso Books, is looking for competent German-language (as well as Polish) translators who have experience with texts in the Marxist tradition (especially in political economy and philosophy), to work on forthcoming volumes of the series. The project is issue […]

After the Party book launch

After the Party: Reflections on life since the CPGB Book launch Housman’s Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, King’s Cross, London N1 9DX. Wednesday 6 June, 7.00pm-8.30pm All welcome. Contributors look back on the twenty years since the demise of the Communist Party of Great Britain. Speakers: Kate Hudson (General Secretary of CND); Lorna Reith (deputy leader […]

A Revolutionary Life: Ruth First, 1925-1982

Event: A Revolutionary Life: Ruth First, 1925-1982 7 June 2012, 10:00 – 19:00. MacMillan Hall, Senate House, Bloomsbury, London Speakers: Justice Albie Sachs, Gillian Slovo, Shula Marks, Bridget O’Laughlin Ruth First was an anti-apartheid activist, investigative journalist, and scholar. First worked her entire life to end apartheid in South Africa; writing in 1969, she explained […]