The Legacy and Lessons of 1968

On 17th November, we had talks from Mike Maikin-White and David Parker on “The Legacy and Lessons of 1968”.

Mike referred to his recently published book: Communism and Democracy. He set out a number of dimensions of the 1968 events – the rebellion against authority and the reinvigoration of the left, the development of a new counter-culture, but also the wider global political context, with the Tet offensive in Vietnam, the assassination of Martin Luther King, the election of Ronald Reagan as governor of California, the return to power of de Gaulle in France, the student movement in Japan, massacres in Mexico and the cultural revolution in China. 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 ...

From “Yellow Ticket” to “Bourgeois Evil”, Prostitution in Tsarist and Soviet Russia 1900-1930

Wednesday 3rd October 2018 19:00
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL

This talk by Dr Siobhán Hearne is fifth in the series Prostitution, Pimping and Trafficking, curated by Deborah Lavin.
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Prostitution flourished in Russia amidst the social, political and economic turbulence of the early twentieth century.

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