Monthly Archives: January 2013

20CC Communist Studies Seminars at the University of Glamorgan

One-day Communist Studies Seminars at the University of Glamorgan, Atrium Campus on 28 March 2013   ‘Berlin, Paris, London and beyond – ongoing projects, forthcoming events and future publications’   The editors of Twentieth Century Communism are hosting an event presenting new projects, future collaborations and eyewitness testimony. The event is free but, as space […]

Call for papers: ‘The Last Decade of Socialism: The Process of Change in the GDR and Soviet Russia’

A conference with the working title Das letzte Jahrzehnt des Sozialismus – Transformationsprozesse in der DDR und der Sowjetunion (‘ ‘The Last Decade of Socialism: The Process of Change in the GDR and Soviet Russia’) will be held under the joint auspices of the Foundation for the Evaluation of the SED Dictatorship in Berlin and Lomonossow-Universität on […]

New publication: Peter Waterman, Recovering Internationalism

  Recovering Internationalism, Creating the New Global Solidarity was published as an e-book by Into e-books in November 2012 (488 pp, ISBN 9789522642189). The author, Peter Waterman, born London, 1936, has the unusual advantage of having been heavily involved as activist and academic in both the old social movements and the new, both the national […]

Witness seminar: The Cold War Challenge to the Christian Churches.

A witness seminar on The Cold War Challenge to the Christian Churches was held at London Metropolitan University on Thursday, 29 November 2013. Speakers included Canon Dr Michael Bourdeaux, the Very Rev Dr John Arnold OBE, Xenia Dennen (née Howard-Johnston) and Canon Dr Paul Oestreicher and the seminar was introduced by the organiser, Dr Dianne Kirby of the […]

Len Crome Memorial Lecture: ‘George Orwell: Homage to Catalonia, 75 years on’

The Len Crome Memorial Lecture: ‘George Orwell: Homage to Catalonia, 75 years on’ takes place on Saturday 2 March 2013, 10am-5pm, Manchester Conference Centre & Hotel, Sackville St., Manchester M1 3BB. Speakers at the event include Richard Baxell, Paul Preston. Tom Buchanan and Chris Hall with Mary Vincent in the chair. Registration is £10/£5(C) or £25/£20(C) […]