Monthly Archives: December 2012

Philosophy Football names Twentieth Century Communism its ‘journal of the year’

Philosophy Football has named Twentieth Century Communism its ‘journal of the year’ for 2012. In his end-of-year round-up, Philosophy Football co-founder Mark Perryman writes: A proudly quirky choice for ‘journal of the year’, but my favourite is the annual edition of Twentieth Century Communism, which for 2012 took as its theme ‘communism and youth’. Splendidly […]

Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg: appeal for support from the editors

Members of the editorial board of the Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg write as follows:   Dear Friends,   We are writing to ask you to assist us in the effort to publish the Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, which will bring the contributions of one of the most creative thinkers and activists of modern radicalism alive for […]

Newsletter of Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur on-line

Aufarbeitung Aktuell, the newsletter of the Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur (Foundation for the Re-evaluation of the SED Dictatorship)  appears three time each year, providing information on exhibitions, research projects, newly released archival sources, innovative multimedia projects and resent ‘grey literature’. The newsletter may be accessed here.

Call for papers from the C.L.R James Legacy Project

The C.L.R James Legacy Project, in partnership with the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) will be hosting a conference on the Life & Legacy of C.L.R. James in London Saturday 13th April 2013. The format for the day is still to be planned and the project invites anyone interested to:   – Send suggestions for presentations, papers and speakers. We […]

The Leninist archive – online

The full 116 issue archive of The Leninist magazine and newspaper (published by The Leninist grouping within the Communist Party of Great Britain between 1981 and 1992) has been made available online. All issues are freely available for download in .pdf format.

Democracy and Revolution in the work of Rosa Luxemburg: call for papers of the International Rosa Luxemburg Society

Democracy and Revolution in the work of Rosa Luxemburg International Conference of International Rosa Luxemburg Society 4-5 October 2013 Paris, Sorbonne, l’amphithéâtre Lefebvre One of the most important contributions of Rosa Luxemburg to modern Marxist thought is her refusal to separate the concepts of “democracy” and “revolution”. This approach is developed in a) her criticism […]

Launch event – The Kick Inside – Revolutionary Opposition in the CPGB 1945-1991

Book launch: The Kick Inside by Lawrence Parker, November Publications. Date: Saturday December 8 2012. Starts: 18:30. Location: Calthorpe Arms, 252 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1. Hosted by CPGB / Weekly Worker December’s London Communist Forum, hosted by the CPGB, will see the launch of the second, expanded edition of Lawrence Parker’s ‘The Kick Inside […]