Category Communism Specialist Group Meeting

Communism and a Century of War

Location: Durham University, Al Qasimi Building, Room 222, Elvet Hill Road, Durham Date: 15 December 2014 11 am PSA Communism Specialist Group AGM 11.45 Session 1: John Callaghan, Construction of the Soviet Military Threat 1945-49: The Example of the British Left Sarah Cohen, Conservative Anti-Communism in Post-War Britain 1-1:45 Lunch 1:45-3:00 Tony McKenna ‘Perishing at “the shrines”: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]