Monthly Archives: November 2012

Call for papers: Jahrbuchs für Historische Kommunismusforschung

The editors and advisors of the Jahrbuchs für Historische Kommunismusforschung (Yearbook of Historical Communist Studies) would like to draw your attention to the Call for Papers for the 2015 edition. They also draw attention to the folder describing the contents of the current yearbook.

Out in Paperback: Proceedings of the Fourth Congress of the Communist International, 1922

Now Out in Paperback! Toward the United Front:  Proceedings of the Fourth Congress of the Communist International, 1922 AVAILABLE NOW • $55 • ISBN: 978-1-60846-236-0 THE PROCEEDINGS of the last Comintern congress in which Lenin participated, now at last available in English, reveals a Communist world movement grappling to reconcile the goal of unifying workers […]

Request for information: Malcolm A Hulke

Michael Herbert would be glad to hear of any information regarding Malcolm A Hulke (1924-79) who wrote  for British television  in the 1950s – 1970s ( including Crossroads and Dr Who), was  active in Unity Theatre in the early 60s, was a member of the CPGB some time in the 1950s-60s and wrote a pamphlet called Here Is Drama. […]

Thesis report: Fiona Haig, ‘Reactions to the Soviet interventions in the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 amongst French and Italian Communist Party members in the shipbuilding towns of La Seyne and Monfalcone’

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Thesis Report: Fiona Haig Reactions to the Soviet interventions in the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 amongst French and Italian Communist Party members in the shipbuilding towns of La Seyne and Monfalcone (PhD, Portsmouth, 2012). This thesis is an in-depth study of a specific and previously ignored aspect of French and Italian communism, that is […]

Communism and Post-Communism: Transition, Transformation, Stagnation, Regression: IARCEES 37th Annual Conference, March 2013, conference announcement and call for papers

The Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies (IARCEES) 37th Annual Conference  “Communism and Post-Communism: Transition, Transformation, Stagnation, Regression” DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY, IRELAND Friday, 15 March and Saturday, 16 March 2013  Established in 1975, the IARCEES annual conference is an inter-disciplinary scholarly gathering for those engaged with the study of what is now the […]

New edition: Egon Erwin Kisch, DIE DREI KÜHE

 Egon Erwin Kisch DIE DREI KÜHE Eine Bauerngeschichte zwischen Tirol und Spanien (The Three Cows. A farmer’s story between Tyrol and Spain) A new edition with illustrations by Amado Oliver Mauprivez, edited and commented by Joachim Gatterer Egon Erwin Kisch was known as “The Raging Reporter” and one of the most prominent authors in the […]

XXXIX Conference of BASEES Study Group of the Russian Revolution

The XXXIX Conference of the BASEES Study Group of the Russian Revolution will take place from Friday 4 – Sunday 6 January 2013 at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. The conference will bring together 35-40 scholars from Europe, Asia and North America to present and discuss new research into the history of the […]