Telling the Mayflower Story: Thanksgiving or Land Grabbing, Massacres & Slavery?

Friday 30th November at 5:30pm
Launch of a Socialist History Society Publication
UCL Institute of the Americas
51 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PN
admission free, but registration is required…

Authors:
Danny Reilly & Steve Cushion
Chair:
Colin Prescod Chair of the Institute of Race Relations

In the autumn of 1620 the ship Mayflower, with 102 passengers, landed in North America and started the colonisation of the area that became known as New England. Read on ...

Social Histories of Revolution: the long 1960s

Steve Cushion, Workers in the Cuban Revolution,
23 October 2018, 6:30pm
Marchmont Community Centre, 62 Marchmont Street, London WC1N 1AB.

To both its supporters and detractors, the Cuban Revolution is almost universally understood as having been won by a small band of guerrillas. This talk turns the conventional wisdom on its head, and argues that the Cuban working class played a much more decisive role in the Revolution’s outcome than previously understood. Read on ...

SEVENTEENTH ESSEX CONFERENCE ON LABOUR HISTORY

The seventeenth Essex Conference on Labour History, jointly sponsored by Labour Heritage, the Essex Labour Campaign Forum and the Cambridge and South & West Essex Co-op Party Council, will be held at The Labour Hall, Collingwood Road, Witham, CM8 2EE, (adjacent to Witham rail station) from 10.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read on ...

The Secret Letters From X to A by Nasrin Parvaz

The Secret Letters from X to A is a compelling historical novel. As any novel of this category many of the events are based on true facts. Nasrin Parvaz is an Iranian refugee activist living in London, UK. She spent 8 years in different prisons in Iran. One of those was located in what used to be the Joint Committee Interrogation Centre and which  is now know as the Ebrat Museum in Teheran where the main facts take place. Read on ...