Sunday, 24 July 2011

The Match Girls' Strike / Harriet Law, Annie Besant and Eleanor Marx

Two Socialist History Society Public Meetings

1. This year’s annual A L Morton Memorial Lecture
7pm Wednesday 28th September 2011

Louise Raw on “The Truth about the 1888 Match Girls’ Strike and its Place in History”
The speaker is the author of the book, Striking a Light: The Bryant and May Match women and their Place in Labour History, copies of which will be available at the meeting.

2. Socialist History Society Public Meeting

''Radical to Revolutionary Women in the 19th century:
Another look at Harriet Law, Annie Besant and Eleanor Marx''

7pm, 9th November 2011

Dr Laura Schwartz on Harriet Law
Deborah Lavin on Eleanor Marx
Marie Terrier on Annie Besant

Seminar consists of three short talks presenting new views of the subjects followed by discussion.

Venue for both events: Bishopsgate Institute, Liverpool Street
Free entry, all welcome, retiring collection

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