Category Sources and research materials

Petition Against Closing Down the Lukács Archiv

Please sign the following petition available here “We, the undersigned, wish to express our deepest worries about the resolution of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences to close down the Lukács Archives in Budapest. Görgy Lukács was one the significant philosophers of the 20th century, an author of modernity outstanding not only in philosophy but also […]

New internet site for Belgian communist history available

The new internet site of CArCoB (Centre des Archives communistes en Belgique) is now accessible via the link here    

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 […]

Interview with Professor Eric Hobsbawm – Making History

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

papers of Sam Russell available for research

Personal papers of the British communist journalist Sam Russell have been deposited in the Bishopsgate Institute Library and are available for research (further details here) There are 45 boxes of papers including correspondence, articles, newspaper cuttings, notebooks, publications, reports, photographs and ephemera relating to the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War and the International […]