Monthly Archives: November 2013

PSA communism group events 6 Dec and 16 Jan

COMMUNISM AND THE LEADER CULT University of Manchester, Friday 6 December 2013, 10-5 Arthur Lewis Building (boardroom), Social Sciences, University of Manchester (no 36 on campus map http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/travel/maps/) The finalised programme is as follows • Balázs Apor (Trinity College, Dublin), ‘State building and cult construction in Hungary from the 1930s until 1956’ • John Bulaitis […]

Call for papers: Jahrbuch für Historische Kommunismusforschung 2016

Birte Meyer writes: On behalf of the editors and members of the advisory board, I would like to draw your attention to the Call for Papers for the 2016 edition of the Yearbook of Historical Communist Studies. “Conspiracy and Communism” will be the main topic in 2016. You can find the German, English and Russian […]

audiovisual materials for the history of French communism

For on-line access to the Fonds audiovisuel du PCF et du mouvement ouvrier et démocratique follow this link. This is an extensive collection of almost 1200 films produced, distributed or collected by the PCF, many of which can already be freely accessed. A fuller description from the website follows. Ciné-Archives Ciné-Archives gère le fonds audiovisuel […]

Paris conference 7-8 December 2013: Archives et écriture de l’histoire

For details of this two-day conference organised in tribute to Nicole Racine and including sessions on biography, inter-war intellectuals and new sources and approaches for the history of the left, follow this link