Author Archives: gidoncohen

Class, Communism and the Cultural Turn Workshop (including AGM)

16 January 2014 School of Government and International Affairs Durham University, Room 222, Al Qasimi Building, Elvet Hill Road, Durham, DH1 3TU 11:00 – Welcome: Registration and Coffee 11:30 – Social Movements and Communist Parties Celia Hughes (Copenhagen), ‘John Hoyland and the New Left’ Dan Keith (Exeter), ‘”Youth of Today, Leaders of tomorrow” Students, Activists […]

Communism, Class and the ‘Cultural Turn’: Call For Papers

Twentieth Century Communism and PSA Communism Specialist Group Date: 16 January 2014 Location: School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University The emergence of the New Left and ‘new social movements’ have long been recognised as heralding a reinvention of ‘the left’ and a challenge to the hegemony of Soviet-style marxism in the period after […]

Philosophy Football names Twentieth Century Communism its ‘journal of the year’

Philosophy Football has named Twentieth Century Communism its ‘journal of the year’ for 2012. In his end-of-year round-up, Philosophy Football co-founder Mark Perryman writes: A proudly quirky choice for ‘journal of the year’, but my favourite is the annual edition of Twentieth Century Communism, which for 2012 took as its theme ‘communism and youth’. Splendidly […]

The Leninist archive – online

The full 116 issue archive of The Leninist magazine and newspaper (published by The Leninist grouping within the Communist Party of Great Britain between 1981 and 1992) has been made available online. All issues are freely available for download in .pdf format.

Launch event – The Kick Inside – Revolutionary Opposition in the CPGB 1945-1991

Book launch: The Kick Inside by Lawrence Parker, November Publications. Date: Saturday December 8 2012. Starts: 18:30. Location: Calthorpe Arms, 252 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1. Hosted by CPGB / Weekly Worker December’s London Communist Forum, hosted by the CPGB, will see the launch of the second, expanded edition of Lawrence Parker’s ‘The Kick Inside […]

Report on Historical Materialism conference in Toronto on May 11-13 2012

John Riddell has published a detailed participant report on the Historical Materialism conference held in Toronto on May 11-13 2012 on his blog.

CFP: Study Group on the Russian Revolution, 4-6 January 2013

CFP: Study Group on the Russian Revolution, 4-6 January 2013, University of East Anglia, UK The XXXIX Conference of the Study Group of the Russian Revolution will take place from 4-6 January 2013 at the University of East Anglia,Norwich, UK. All those who wish to attend and/or to present papers should contact Dr Matthias Neumann […]