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

Liberation Theology Public Talk – Belfast Feile: http://youtu.be/oQhD2jQicXw 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-…: http://youtu.be/eiVMBoinizM 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 […]

E. P. Thompson and the Making of the New Left Essays and Polemics by E. P. Thompson; Cal Winslow (ed.)

E. P. Thompson is a towering figure in the field of labour history, best known for his monumental work, The Making of the English Working Class. But as this collection shows, Thompson was more than solely a historian: he was a dedicated educator of workers, a brilliant polemicist, a skilled political theorist, and a tireless […]

Conference announcement: The Carnation Revolution between African Anti-colonialism and European Rebellion, London, 22-23 May

The Carnation Revolution between African Anti-colonialism and European Rebellion 22nd-23rd May, 2014 School of Arts Birkbeck, University of London Room B04, 43 Gordon Square Forty years on, the 1974-75 revolutionary process in Portugal has become the object of historical interest, after decades of being caught between the poles of celebration and controversy. The commemoration of […]

Review: After the Party: Reflections on Life Since the CPGB | History Workshop

‘After the Party: Reflections on Life Since the CPGB’ edited by Andy Croft (Lawrence & Wishart, £15.99) http://www.historyworkshop.org.uk/review-after-the-party-reflections-on-life-since-the-cpgb/

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 […]

audiovisual materials for the history of French communism

For on-line access to the Fonds audiovisuel du PCF et du mouvement ouvrier et démocratique follow this link. This is an extensive collection of almost 1200 films produced, distributed or collected by the PCF, many of which can already be freely accessed. A fuller description from the website follows. Ciné-Archives Ciné-Archives gère le fonds audiovisuel […]