Author Archives: antonymckenna

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/

Interview with Professor Eric Hobsbawm – Making History

Interview with Professor Eric Hobsbawm from 2000. Transcript and mp3 download.  Courtesy of Making History.

E.P. Thompson and English Radicalism. Book launch.

Manchester University Press are inviting you to the launch for this book on 21 May at Birkbeck College, University of London, at 6pm. Those able to attend should confirm directly with MUP (Carly Morel).

Twentieth Century Communism issue no. 6, A Century of Anti-Communism.

The latest issue of Twentieth Century Communism is reviewed in the recent round up by Mark Perryman of Left Futures. Tropes of ‘anti-communism’ are featured in the latest issue of our journal, which Perryman describes as: “one of the most startlingly original political history initiatives of recent years”. For more recommended reading, spanning neo-liberalism, Islamophobia, the […]

Borders and Interests: should the workers of the world unite? – 05 – 2014 – Events – Public events – Home

http://www.lse.ac.uk/publicEvents/events/2014/05/20140508t1830vOT.aspx LSE public lecture. Borders and Interests: should the workers of the world unite? Ralph Miliband Programme ‘Nations and Borders’ lecture series Date: Thursday 8 May 2014 Time: 6.30-8pm Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building Speaker: Professor Yuli Tamir Borders exclude non-members but force all classes to share risks and benefits. Is it the upper classes […]