Monthly Archives: October 2014

New publication: C.L.R. James in Imperial Britain

  C.L.R. James in Imperial Britain Christian Høgsbjerg “Christian Høgsbjerg’s book is going to make a very significant impact on the community of C. L. R. James scholars and beyond. Høgsbjerg has thoroughly combed the key archival sources to generate a comprehensive, lively, and insightful portrait of James’s intellectual and political life during his first […]

New publication: Le sujet communiste

    Claude Pennetier et Bernard Pudal (dir.), Le sujet communiste, Identités militantes et laboratoires du « moi », Rennes, Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2014. Les analyses des égo-documents (journaux intimes, correspondances, autobiographies de parti, autocritiques, etc.), des entretiens biographiques, et les archives policières ou judiciaires, désormais accessibles, renouvellent nos perceptions, ossifiées et simplificatrices, des […]

Papers from Communism Group conference on Making of the English Working Class now published

Papers from the June 2013 conference on EP Thompson co-convened with the PSA labour movements have now been published in Contemporary British History (see contents list below). For a link to the issue, click here Bryan D Palmer Paradox and Polemic; Argument and Awkwardness: Reflections on E.P. Thompson Christos Efstathiou E.P. Thompson’s Concept of Class […]

Call for papers: PSA communism specialist group conference, Durham, 15 Dec 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS ‘COMMUNISM AND A CENTURY OF WAR’ PSA Communism Specialist Group 2014 conference and AGM University of Durham, 15 December 2014 The Communism Specialist Group invites proposals of papers to be presented at its third annual conference to be held in Durham. As in the case of our previous events, we hope that […]

Watch “Liberation Theology Public Talk – Belfast Feile” on YouTube

Liberation Theology Public Talk – Belfast Feile: Liberation theology on the island of Ireland. Featuring Dianne Kirby,  Terry Eagleton, Rev. Dr. Oliver Rafferty and Fr. Des Wilson.

Watch “Dr. William Pelz, Open University of the Left, 9-…” on YouTube

Dr. William Pelz, Open University of the Left, 9-…: From Tragedy to Farce: The Rise and Fall of the American Left, 1914-2014. By William A. Pelz This talk will explore the pre-First World War advances made by the American radical movement, with particular emphasis on Eugene V. Debs and the Socialist Party, and discuss how […]