Monthly Archives: May 2013

International Gramsci Society Call for Papers

International Gramsci Society Call for Papers Rethinking Marxism 2013 Conference University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA 19-22 September 2013 The International Gramsci Society (USA) is organizing a number of panels for the Rethinking Marxism 2013 Conference at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. As part of the RM 2013 Conference, we invite members of the IGS community […]

Manchester conference: The European Crisis, Alternative Reponses

THE EUROPEAN CRISIS: ALTERNATIVE RESPONSES A Jean Monnet international day conference University of Manchester, Friday 28th June 2013, 9.45am – 4.45pm Arthur Lewis Building, G.030/031 The financial crisis of European states and of the Eurozone has been met, on the national and transnational levels, with the demand for ‘austerity’, a political project which is partially […]

call for papers: Race & Capital:Marxist Legacies of Anti-Racism and the Black Radical Tradition

Race & Capital:Marxist Legacies of Anti-Racism and the Black Radical Tradition A stream within the framework of Historical Materialism’s Tenth Annual Conference (London, 7-10 Nov; deadline for asbtracts 21 May) A rich tradition of radical Black, Asian and anti-racist writers, scholars, activists, and poets have deployed Marxist analytical categories and concepts, and indeed, harnessed Marxism’s […]

Witness seminar available: Nuclear Weapons and the Cold War Challenge to the Christian Churches

The following witness seminar is now available on Youtube and can be accessed here Nuclear Weapons and the Cold War Challenge to the Christian Churches Bruce Kent and Brian Wicker in conversation with Dianne Kirby.

Socialist History Society talk: Sylvia Pankhurst, Suffragette, Socialist and Scourge of Empire

A Socialist History Society Talk Given at Bishopsgate Institute by Katherine Connelly Examining Sylvia Pankhurst’s life of activism from her teens as a member of the Independent Labour Party, to her time as a leading suffragette before the First World War, through to her socialist, anti-fascist and antiimperialist campaigns Talk held at the library Bishopsgate […]

London event: The ANC’s London Recruits: the secret war against apartheid

The ANC’s London Recruits: the secret war against apartheid 7.30pm Tuesday 4th June, Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH Free admission, advance booking at or call 020 7392 9200 When the Apartheid regime in South Africa decimated the African National Congress, its exiled leadership recruited young, white volunteers to help keep the message […]