Monthly Archives: October 2013

Day conference: Communism and the Leader Cult, Manchester, 6 Dec 2013

Communism and the leader cult: national and transnational perspectives University of Manchester, Friday 6 December 2013, 10.00-4.45 Arthur Lewis Building (boardroom), Social Sciences, University of Manchester (no 36 on campus map http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/travel/maps/) • Balázs Apor (Trinity College, Dublin), ‘State building and cult construction in Hungary from the 1930s until 1956’ • Sarah Davies (Durham), ‘Stalin […]

cfp: ‘Rethinking communist party model organisation’, proposed panel for PSA conference, Manchester, 14-16 April 2014

The following panel is proposed for the annual conference of the Political Studies Association of the UK, to be held in Manchester 14-16 April 2014 (see http://www.psa.ac.uk/conference/2014-conference). Proposals for papers should be sent to Yiannos Katsourides (katsouridesy@yahoo.com) from whom further details may be obtained Panel title: Rethinking communist party model organisation Historically, European communist party […]

1913 Dublin Lockout Centenary Conference, Salford, 19 October

STRUGGLE, SOLIDARITY AND DEFEAT: 1913 Dublin Lockout Centenary Conference Organised by the University of Salford and Working Class Movement Library Saturday 19 October 10.30am-4.30pm Old Fire Station, University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford M5 4WT 2013 marks the centenary of the infamous Dublin Lockout, the most important industrial struggle in Irish history. When some 25,000 […]