Friday, 9 July 2010

Forthcoming SHS events

Socialist History Society
Public Meetings

Gramsci in the 21st Century -
A talk by Anne Showstack Sassoon, followed by discussion.
Thursday 19th August 2010 at 7pm
Professor emeritus of politics, Kingston University and senior visiting research fellow at Birkbeck College, Anne is one of the world’s leading authorities on the work and ideas of Antonio Gramsci. Her various publications include Approaches to Gramsci (1981), Gramsci’s Politics (1988), Gramsci and Contemporary Politics, (2000) and Women and the State (1987).
Venue: Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2 (opposite Liverpool Street Station)

‘Dora Montefiore, Why Forgotten?

A talk by Ted Crawford
Tuesday 2nd November 2010 at 7pm
Venue: Bishopsgate Institute, Liverpool Street, London
Ted Crawford, the editor of Revolutionary History and a member of the Socialist History Society, looks at the long and active political career of Dora Montefiore (1851-1933), variously a Suffragist, Socialist and Communist who was active in Britain and Australia, but who is today largely forgotten.
Talk followed by discussion.
Admittance free. All welcome. Retiring collection.

Love in the Time of Communism: Sexuality and Private Life in East Germany -
A talk by Josie McLellan, Senior Lecturer in Modern European History, Bristol University.
Saturday 13th November 2010 at 2pm
A specialist in the social and cultural history of the German Democratic Republic, Josie’s publications include Antifascism and Memory in East Germany: Remembering the International Brigades 1945-1989(2004) and 'Visual dangers and delights: nude photography in East Germany', (Past and Present, August 2009).
Time: 2.00 p.m. Venue: Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2 (opposite Liverpool Street Station).
Admission £1.50. All welcome.

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