Monthly Archives: May 2014

Conference announcement: ‘Warwick University Ltd’, University of Warwick, 6 June 2014

‘Warwick University Ltd: Lessons from 1970 and the higher education sector today’ A conference sponsored by Warwick UCU Friday 6 June 2014, Woods-Scawen Room, Warwick University Arts Centre ‘Is it inevitable that the university will be reduced to the function of providing, with increasing authoritarian efficiency, pre-packed intellectual commodities which meet the requirements of management? […]

Review: Revolutionary Communist at Work | History Workshop

Courtesy of History Workshop @HistoryWO http://www.historyworkshop.org.uk/review-revolutionary-communist-at-work/

Conference announcement: The Carnation Revolution between African Anti-colonialism and European Rebellion, London, 22-23 May

The Carnation Revolution between African Anti-colonialism and European Rebellion 22nd-23rd May, 2014 School of Arts Birkbeck, University of London Room B04, 43 Gordon Square Forty years on, the 1974-75 revolutionary process in Portugal has become the object of historical interest, after decades of being caught between the poles of celebration and controversy. The commemoration of […]

Review: After the Party: Reflections on Life Since the CPGB | History Workshop

‘After the Party: Reflections on Life Since the CPGB’ edited by Andy Croft (Lawrence & Wishart, £15.99) http://www.historyworkshop.org.uk/review-after-the-party-reflections-on-life-since-the-cpgb/

Book release: Transnational Anti-Communism and the Cold War. Agents, Activities, and Networks.

We are happy to announce the publication of Transnational Anti-Communism and the Cold War. Agents, Activities, and Networks. Edited by Luc van Dongen, Stéphanie Roulin and Giles Scott-Smith (Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series).

Eric Hobsbawm archival material.

We are very excited to find that the University of Warwick’s Modern Records Centre has been the recipient of material relating to Eric Hobsbawm’s academic lectures, political involvement, membership of the Communist Party Historian’s Group, as well as personalia / family papers. Requests for access are to be made through Andrew Gordon at David Higham […]

Benjamin Fraser (ed.), Marxism and Urban Culture | Progressive Geographies

http://progressivegeographies.com/2014/05/05/benjamin-fraser-ed-marxism-and-urban-culture/